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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • New York Times: NHTSA Has 'Record of Missteps'

     
    A New York Times investigation into the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration alleges that the nation's top auto safety regulator spent the past decade stumbling over recalls and withholding its legal powers to regulate an auto industry with...
  • Duke Energy switching out old wooden power poles with new steel ones in Mount Dora

    Duke Energy switching out old wooden power poles with new steel ones in Mount Dora
    MOUNT DORA — Out with the old, in with the new. So it goes with the power poles that are critical to keeping the lights and AC running in the city. Duke Energy is in the midst of replacing old wooden transmission poles with new steel ones, which...
  • Downtown Allentown sea of activity for arena opener

    Downtown Allentown sea of activity for arena opener
    Some 10,000 people streamed into downtown Allentown Friday night to see the Eagles play PPL Center's opening night, and, as local officials predicted, it wasn't a disaster. Nearly everyone made it to the city's new arena on time to see Don Henley open...
  • Faith and Values: Let your experiences be your prayer

    Faith and Values: Let your experiences be your prayer
    Three of many experiences have helped me discover the prayer known as contemplation. At a traffic light years ago, I sensed the backseat passenger in a car on my left looking my way. He opened his window and leaned toward me. I buzzed my window down and...
  • Traffic: Lanes closed on northbound I-95

    Traffic: Lanes closed on northbound I-95
    A crash on northbound Interstate 95 has shut down lanes just past the Baltimore Beltway in Arbutus. The one-car crash at 8:30 a.m. caused the closure of two lanes and one shoulder. The two right-hand lanes of traffic are getting by, according to the...
  • Patrick Henry Place expansion OK'd by Newport News, neighbor seeks new road

    Patrick Henry Place expansion OK'd by Newport News, neighbor seeks new road
    The 68 families that have been living in an incomplete residential community for six years after its developer went bankrupt will soon see the rest of their neighborhood come to fruition, but there is one remaining conflict to resolve. The City...
  • Flooding forces 50 miles of I-15 to be closed north of Las Vegas

    Nearly 50 miles of Interstate 15, a major artery linking Nevada to Utah, is expected to be shut down for days as crews work to repair serious damage to the road by heavy rains and flash flooding, officials said on Tuesday. The road, used by truckers and...
  • Oak Park braces for parking, traffic issues during downtown construction

    Oak Park braces for parking, traffic issues during downtown construction
    Motorists driving through or visiting Oak Park may soon encounter parking and traffic issues due to the construction of a new mixed-use building in the downtown area. In October, the razing of an aging parking garage is expected to begin, and a 21-story...
  • Metra UP West riders face construction delays

    Metra UP West riders face construction delays
    Track construction is expected to cause delays on Metra’s Union Pacific West Line for a month starting Sept. 15, Metra said today. The project is expected to delay midday trains by about 10 minutes and weekend trains by 15 minutes, although...
  • Gas tax woes: Roads may crumble as people go green

    Gas tax woes: Roads may crumble as people go green
    There's just one problem with the push to drive less, buy an electric car, commute by public transit or ride bikes: People are doing it. "I feel so much better," said Scott Sanderson, who ditched his car years ago in favor of pedaling his bike to Willis...
  • Woodridge road project costs increase

    Woodridge road project costs increase
    Woodridge trustees last month approved additional funding for an ongoing road construction project after learning that several roadways in the suburb will require more extensive work. At a board meeting on Aug. 29, trustees allocated additional...