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  • OCTA vote upholds no-toll widening for 405 Freeway

    OCTA vote upholds no-toll widening for 405 Freeway
    The Orange County Transportation Authority board of directors voted Monday to move forward with a project to widen the 405 Freeway with additional general-purpose traffic lanes between the 605 Freeway and Costa Mesa. The decision reaffirmed a December...
  • Bad U.S. roads force "just in time" manufacturers to plan for 'just in case'

    (Reuters) - Some of America's leanest manufacturers share a fat secret. Companies like Whirlpool and Caterpillar are making costly additions to their otherwise sinewy supply chains to compensate for aging U.S. roads that are too potholed and congested...
  • Business leaders question downtown Glen Ellyn development plan

     Business leaders question downtown Glen Ellyn development plan
    The Glen Ellyn Village Board on Monday night took its first look at plans for a massive, multiuse redevelopment project at the site of a grocery store in downtown Glen Ellyn. Wheaton-based Next Generation Development has floated plans that would involve...
  • Toll bridge work will restrict traffic in Easton

    Traffic will be restricted around the Easton-Phillipsburg Route 22 toll bridge starting at 6 a.m. Wednesday as work continues on the bridge rehabilitation project. The Route 611 underpass beneath the highway and the adjoining exit ramp from Route 22...
  • Sunset Strip expected to fully reopen Monday after water main break

    Sunset Strip expected to fully reopen Monday after water main break
    Traffic lanes on the Sunset Strip are expected to be fully reopened Monday after a water main rupture flooded the streets of the famous thoroughfare known for its nightclubs and boutiques.  The  break occurred Friday afternoon near Queens Road,...
  • Quality rapid transit is key

    U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx was in Richmond recently to make a major announcement. The City of Richmond and Henrico County have been awarded a $24.9 million grant toward design and construction of a bus rapid transit line. The project is...
  • Newport News cuts emissions, regional commission launches new website

    As world leaders discussed climate change in New York City last week, the city of Newport News reported on its effort to reduce greenhouse gases in its fleet. The city converted its 27th vehicle to propane in February, helping contribute to a fleet...
  • Take more time to fine-tune aquatic center

    Take more time to fine-tune aquatic center
    The city of Fort Lauderdale has been planning to replace its aging aquatic center for three years now. A little more time to get things right won't hurt. For an iconic facility expected to cost $33.7 million, several questions need to be addressed....
  • 163rd Street in Orland to close for road work

    163rd Street in Orland to close for road work
    Construction work will close 163rd Street Friday between La Grange Road and 94th Avenue in Orland Park as part of the La Grange Road widening project, Illinois Department of Transportation officials said this week. The road needs to close for...
  • Speakers at GBC summit offer fixes for national transportation 'crisis'

    Speakers at GBC summit offer fixes for national transportation 'crisis'
    The nation's transportation system is broken, agreed a panel of transportation wonks gathered in downtown Baltimore on Thursday, but they could not agree on how to fix it. "Transportation is broken. There's no way to fund it. America is one big pothole,...
  • New Calvert Street building planned for state-leased offices

    New Calvert Street building planned for state-leased offices
    Construction of a new mid-rise office building on an angular Calvert Street plot close to Penn Station could start soon. Designs presented to the city Thursday call for a brick façade with blank windows, broken up by two tower-like structures. The...