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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Upgrades planned at 200-plus railroad crossings; here's what you need to know

    Safety improvements are coming to more than 200 railroad crossings in many of the coastal downtowns from Miami to West Palm Beach — so don't be surprised if you this fall start seeing construction work altering your commute. New lights, gates,...
  • Legislator To Meet With DOT On I-84 Safety In West Hartford

    Legislator To Meet With DOT On I-84 Safety In West Hartford
    WEST HARTFORD — Two people have died on I-84 in West Hartford this week, prompting one of the town's state representatives to repeat his call for the state Department of Transportation to address safety issues along that stretch of interstate...
  • Shoddy U.S. roads and bridges take a toll on the economy

    Shoddy U.S. roads and bridges take a toll on the economy
    It was a beautiful May afternoon when Donnel Gomes took his week-old silver Mercedes for a spin into the city. He turned onto Broad Street, a main thoroughfare downtown, and … kaboom! The car fell into a huge pothole, blowing its right tire,...
  • Proper posting critical for no-parking signs

    Proper posting critical for no-parking signs
    Q: I need clarification on the attached photo that shows two 'no parking' signs on the 600 block of Main Street in Northampton. The first sign has a double arrow. Does this mean no parking on the opposite (left) side of the street as well as the right...
  • Allen Township supervisors approve FedEx megahub

    Allen Township supervisors approve FedEx megahub
    The plan to build a FedEx Ground megahub in Northampton County got a mega-boost Thursday night, clearing what could be its highest hurdle. After months of discussion, the Allen Township supervisors approved a developer's proposal for the $335 million, 1....
  • Manchester Completes $5M In Road Improvements

    MANCHESTER — When the 2014 construction season ends, the town will have completed about $5 million worth of road improvements, Public Works Director Mark Carlino said Thursday. Carlino recently updated the board of directors on completed, ongoing...
  • Commentary: Mariner's Mile project requires council advocacy

    Mariner's Mile is a place we have all enjoyed for years. The beautiful spot on Coast Highway offers food, drink and merchandise. But why has it been so neglected by the current City Council? We've all endured seemingly endless months of congestion with...
  • For Broward County School Board: Brunson, Mayersohn, Levinson, Rupert and Sakhnovsky

    District 1: Felicia Brunson offers fresh eyes, energy In the Broward County School District 1 race, voters will choose between a veteran incumbent and a rising star. They should aim high and choose the latter: Felicia Brunson. District 1 covers...
  • Shrinking revenue spurs gas tax alternatives

    WASHINGTON It was the potholes that convinced real estate broker Lester Friedman that there had to be a better way to pay for road construction and repairs. Friedman, who lives in Bend, Ore., drives about 8,000 miles a year in his 1999 Chevrolet...
  • Traffic-causing lane closure on I-395 to end this weekend

    Traffic-causing lane closure on I-395 to end this weekend
    The congestion-causing closure of a lane carrying Interstate 395 traffic south out of the city onto southbound Interstate 95 will come to an end late Friday or early Saturday morning, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. Lanes on...
  • The business of selling off old churches

    Every year, about 7,000 churches in the United States close their doors, the Christian ministers' organization Pastoral Care estimates. In some cases, members' numbers have declined, and those who remain cannot support the considerable cost of maintaining...