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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Oak Brook approves about $4 million in road improvements

    Oak Brook expects to spend about $4 million for road improvements in 2015, after trustees approved contracts April 28 for work scheduled to begin in mid-May and continue into the fall. While there may be temporary lane closures while work is being...
  • Western Springs approves summer road work

    Motorists in Western Springs will be driving on several resurfaced streets later this summer as part of a three-year plan to improve village roadways. The Village Board approved an $814,105 contract April 27 with Brothers Asphalt of Addison for the...
  • Elmhurst considers very different proposals for Addison property

    Only four Elmhurst residents took advantage of an opportunity this week to comment on two competing development proposals for a downtown Elmhurst site. The 22,500-square-foot parcel at 138 and 142 N. Addison Ave., a surface parking lot, isacross the...
  • Car recalls can improve, says safety chief seeking ideas

    Car recalls can improve, says safety chief seeking ideas
    WASHINGTON — Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren't getting fixed quickly enough, the nation's auto safety chief is hosting a gathering of automakers ay to search for solutions. In some recalls for problems as serious as...
  • Traffic: Crash blocking westbound I-4 at Fairbanks Ave.

    Traffic: Crash blocking westbound I-4 at Fairbanks Ave.
    Two lanes of westbound Interstate 4 at Fairbanks Avenue are blocked by a crash that happened shortly before noon, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. Traffic is backed up past State Road 423 and moving slowly at less than 15 mph,...
  • A1A crosswalk signals south of Sunrise fixed, but signals still in contractor's control

    A1A crosswalk signals south of Sunrise fixed, but signals still in contractor's control
    Q: The pedestrian signals at A1A and Northeast Ninth Street in Fort Lauderdale do not work properly. The signals to cross A1A always say "don't walk" and the signals to cross Northeast Ninth say "walk," regardless of what the traffic signal says. It's...
  • NFL draft prospect Shane Ray arrested for pot possession

    Former Missouri defensive end Shane Ray was arrested Monday morning in Cooper County on suspicion of possessing fewer than 35 grams of marijuana. Ray, 21, who broke the Tigers' single-season sack record with 14 1/2 sacks last fall as a junior and was...
  • Expert says other officers fired at end of fatal shootings

    At least one other officer discharged a weapon during the final salvo fired by a Cleveland police officer who is on trial for voluntary manslaughter for shooting two unarmed suspects after a high-speed chase, a sound expert hired by the defense...
  • Future of Golf Road Fresh Farms tax agreement uncertain

    Future of Golf Road Fresh Farms tax agreement uncertain
    As construction of the Fresh Farms grocery store chain's Golf Road location continues, it remains unclear whether it would still receive village tax incentives. On July 23, 2013, the village of Niles Board of Trustees approved an agreement that would...
  • Reader Feedback April 27: Lane closures in bridges, tunnels; FBI office to investigate violent crime

    Drivers must deal with lane closures in bridges, tunnels A number of highly traveled bridges and tunnels that feed into the Peninsula will experience periodic lane closures, according to officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation. Many of...
  • Legislature extends session, transportation talks roll on

    With dueling proposals for the state's education and operating budgets topping the Legislature's agenda for its imminent special session, the likelihood of Republicans and Democrats finding consensus on a transportation package to address the state's...