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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Water Street District cleared for $93 million face lift

     Water Street District cleared for $93 million face lift
    Developers plan to unfurl the welcome mat at downtown Naperville's newly built boutique inn before the leaves fall off the trees next year. City Council members have approved a set of agreements that clear the way for construction to begin on the $93....
  • Maryland urges drivers to get off roads during winter storm

    The Maryland State Highway Administration is urging travelers to stay off the roads due to snow and ice across the state. State Highway Administrator Melinda Peters says motorists should not be out on state roads Saturday unless it is an absolute...
  • Declining highway funds prevent road upgrades in Arizona

    Federal spending on roads and highways has dipped in Arizona, meaning congested freeways and bottlenecked interchanges in metro Phoenix aren't likely to be upgraded any time soon. Revenue to Arizona from the Federal Highway Trust Fund declined 3...
  • OPD: Elderly driver killed, pedestrian hurt in Colonial Drive crash

    OPD: Elderly driver killed, pedestrian hurt in Colonial Drive crash
    An elderly driver may have had a "medical incident" before he hit a pedestrian, crashed into a building and died Saturday afternoon, Orlando police said. Juan Ramos, 78, who was driving the Chrysler PT cruiser, was pronounced dead at the intersection...
  • Nebraska eyes road-funding options as federal aid declines

    Citing the need for safety and economic growth, Nebraska is looking at alternatives to pay for upkeep of its roads and bridges as federal aid declines. The downturn in federal money comes as cities, counties and business groups lobby for more funding...
  • US to fine air bag maker Takata $14,000 per day

    The U.S. government will fine Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. $14,000 per day for failing to fully cooperate in a long-running investigation of faulty and potentially dangerous air bag inflators. The inflators, in cars made by 10 companies, can...
  • State gas tax, population growth help NC road funding

    For all the hand-wringing about North Carolina's projected massive deficit between transportation revenues and road-building demands for the next 25 years, there's one solace — the situation could be worse. North Carolina has been recently...
  • Federal highway spending in Wisconsin dipped over 5 years

    Federal aid for Wisconsin highways dropped by 3.6 percent, nearly $28 million, over the five years ending in 2013, according to data obtained by The Associated Press, exacerbating the state's woes in finding money for road projects. Wisconsin's loss...
  • Federal dollars for transportation available to Ga. drops

    Georgia is among dozens of states trying to make up for stagnating federal funding of highway and bridge maintenance as cars become more efficient and drivers pay less in fuel taxes. Figures compiled by The Associated Press show the total amount of money...
  • Kentucky's gas tax shrinks as road needs grow

    Kentucky's gas tax is shrinking even as its need for road and bridge work grows. Triggered by automatic reductions pegged to the price of fuel, Kentucky's gas tax dropped 4.3 cents in January and is scheduled to drop another 5.1 cents in April, decreases...
  • DC faring better than most states in federal highway funding

    While many states have been scrambling to make up for a drop in federal highway funding over the past several years, road-construction dollars sent to the District of Columbia have continued to increase, according to data obtained by The Associated Press....