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Highway and Road Transportation

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Top Highway and Road Transportation Articles

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  • Rocky Hill Officials Discuss Plans For Road Improvements

    ROCKY HILL – A new bridge over Goff Brook on Old Main Street and total re-pavement of heavily traveled Brook Street highlighted the first year of the town's five-year plan to upgrade local roads and streets. About $3 million of the proceeds from a...
  • L.A.'s ExpressPark connects motorists to downtown parking spots

    L.A.'s ExpressPark connects motorists to downtown parking spots
    In congested commercial and residential areas, circling block after block to find an empty parking space can be tedious and irritating. But in downtown Los Angeles, one of the more innovative programs in the nation is making the hunt less irritating....
  • Jane Addams Tollway widening from Elgin to Rockford to be done Tuesday

    The rebuilding and widening of the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway between Elgin and Rockford is scheduled for completion Tuesday, after two years of construction, the tollway announced. The 37-mile stretch of the Addams (Interstate 90) between the Elgin...
  • Cops: Police kill gunman in Lake Station City Hall parking lot

    Cops: Police kill gunman in Lake Station City Hall parking lot
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Post-Tribune reports: Police were unsure Tuesday why a former Lake Station resident fired a shotgun in the air outside City Hall on Tuesday morning, but his pointing the gun at police moments later cost the elderly man...
  • Special Report: How China spies on Hong Kong's democrats

    James To was growing uneasy. When the veteran Hong Kong Democratic Party lawmaker looked in his rear-view mirror, two silver Mercedes Benz saloons kept appearing behind his grey Volvo sedan. For almost a week, one or the other was behind him on his daily...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-395 in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-395 in Baltimore City
    A collision on Interstate 395 north in Baltimore City at Conway Street closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder at 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A three-vehicle collision on the inner...
  • Waves spill over wall on A1A

    Waves spill over wall on A1A
    A combination of the almost full moon, seasonal high tide and strong winds brought waves over a temporary barrier that was supposed to protect a storm-battered stretch of A1A under construction. Officials have been watching water levels since October,...
  • Biking, walking trail proposed on Palmetto Park Road in Boca Raton

    Biking, walking trail proposed on Palmetto Park Road in Boca Raton
    With hundreds of speeding cars and trucks, Palmetto Park Road isn't considered the best place for cyclists and walkers. But that could change as Boca Raton is asking the Florida Department of Transportation to make the major east-west road more...
  • Congress Moves Closer to Choosing NHTSA Chief

     
    You probably haven't heard of Mark Rosekind, a former NASA member who's been on the National Transportation Safety Board since 2010. But he soon may head to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the country's top auto-safety agency. The...
  • Traffic: Collision cleared from I-695 inner loop in Woodlawn

    Traffic: Collision cleared from I-695 inner loop in Woodlawn
    All lanes are open on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Woodlawn on Friday morning with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision past the Security Boulevard exit, according to the state Department of Transportation. A disabled vehicle on I-95 South past...
  • Fighting Back Against DOT's War on Highway Exit Numbers

    Just when you think you the state Department of Transportation couldn't inconvenience you anymore, they announce a plan to change the numbers of all the highway exits. Why? To be in lock step with the dumb-ass federal system used in other states,...