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  • In South Whitehall, baby arrives 8 days early – in a parking lot

    In South Whitehall, baby arrives 8 days early – in a parking lot
    More than a few motorists did a double-take Saturday when Jon Stewarts pulled a fast-and-furious maneuver on Willow Street in South Whitehall Township, blowing past a line of traffic and through a red light and racing into a restaurant parking lot....
  • Traffic signal back on at Route 41 and Old Elm Road

    Traffic signal back on at Route 41 and Old Elm Road
    Evening rush hour commuters should see a return to normal conditions as repairs have finally been made to a traffic signal at Route 41 and Old Elm Road that was damaged after a car crash Saturday. Illinois Department of Transportation spokesperson Guy...
  • North side residents ready themselves for sewer work

    North side residents ready themselves for sewer work
    River Forest homeowners are resigned to the inconvenience a multi-million-dollar sewer project will bring. "It's going to be a mess," said Ira Asher, who lives on Keystone Avenue, north of Greenfield Street, where prep work for the project began April...
  • Gas leak forces evacuation and traffic delays in Fort Lauderdale

    Gas leak forces evacuation and traffic delays in Fort Lauderdale
    A gas line was ruptured during construction of a parking lot at a Fort Lauderdale marine business Wednesday, causing an evacuation of the store and jamming traffic at the end of the morning rush hour. A 1.5 inch PVC pipe was about two feet underground...
  • Waze, L.A. to share data on traffic, hit-and-runs, kidnappings

    Waze, L.A. to share data on traffic, hit-and-runs, kidnappings
    Those who use the traffic app Waze in Los Angeles will receive alerts about hit-and-runs and abducted children as part of a new data-sharing partnership between the company and the city, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday. Several government departments...
  • Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City

    Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City
    A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 95 South in Baltimore City at the I-395 exit has closed the southbound right shoulder at 7:15 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. All southbound traffic on MD 140 South is...
  • 151st Street widening set in Orland Park

    A heavily traveled stretch of 151st Street in Orland Park will finally be repaired and widened next year, a project that village officials have pursued for more than a decade. Three trustees voted at a village board committee meeting Monday night to...
  • Kendall County approves $4.3 million in road projects for summer

    Kendall County approves $4.3 million in road projects for summer
    The Kendall County Board Tuesday approved 15 road projects totaling about $4.3 million for the coming construction season. The biggest individual project is the $1.6 million resurfacing of Newark Road, with was awarded to D Construction and will be paid...
  • Transportation officials to talk roads in Illinois tour

    Illinois transportation officials are making stops in multiple communities in coming weeks to talk about the condition of the state's roads. State Department of Transportation Secretary Randall Blankenhorn said in a news release Tuesday that roadways and...
  • Summer projects include resurfacing Fairview Avenue

    Summer projects include resurfacing Fairview Avenue
    Downers Grove officials have a full slate of roadwork projects planned to begin this spring and summer, including resurfacing one major road and continuing repair and maintenance of others. A $1.4 million project to resurface Fairview Avenue between...
  • The summer the Deadheads came Truckin' into town

    The summer the Deadheads came Truckin' into town
    Depending on your point of view, it was the summer that Tinley Park either became hip or got invaded. In July of 1990, some 60,000 Deadheads, a good half of them "looking for a miracle," descended on the suburb's newly opened World Music Theatre,...