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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Driver suspected in fatal Villages hit-and-run has long record of citations

    Driver suspected in fatal Villages hit-and-run has long record of citations
    The motorist suspected in a fatal hit-and-run crash in The Villages has a checkered driving record. John Owen Kiley, 24, of Fruitland Park has been cited 10 times for moving violations since 2006, including careless driving and seven times for speeding,...
  • Flood control and parking projects set to start in Elmhurst

    Flood control and parking projects set to start in Elmhurst
    With the construction season about to get underway, Elmhurst residents and others can expect to run into some disruptions as the city and its contractors work on a number of projects. Public works director Howard Killian recently reviewed some...
  • TRAFFIC: Maintenance on Southside roads, delays on I-64 west at George Washington Highway

    TRAFFIC: Maintenance on Southside roads, delays on I-64 west at George Washington Highway
    Maintenance is underway at the left lane of I-264 westbound past Laskin Road, the left lane of I-264 eastbound past Lynnhaven Parkway and the left shoulder of I-64 eastbound at Little Creek Road. On I-264 eastbound past the I-64 interchange, a...
  • Raising the speed limit won't increase traffic fatalities

    Raising the speed limit won't increase traffic fatalities
    Letter writer Jacqueline S. Gillan says Gov. Larry Hogan should veto a bill that would raise the speed limit to 70 mph because it will increase traffic deaths in Maryland ("Hogan should veto 70 mph limit," April 9). Yet she also states that traffic...
  • 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...
  • Milwaukee Avenue delays on the way

    Milwaukee Avenue delays on the way
    Motorists who drive Milwaukee Avenue will soon see delays ranging from Lake Cook Road to downtown Libertyville. The Illinois Department of Transportation announced two resurfacing projects would start on April 6 and could go until August. Weather,...
  • SHA holds info sessions on Route 175 expansion

    SHA holds info sessions on Route 175 expansion
    The State Highway Administration will host community meetings in Odenton Monday and Wednesday to discuss widening projects on Route 175. The projects at Reece and Mapes roads will add turn lanes at the two intersections in both directions to reduce...
  • Selected trucks begin moving in shifts on Dalton Highway

    Alaska's rugged Dalton Highway reopened Sunday to limited traffic with 30 northbound trucks making the first crossing in a week to resupply Alaska North Slope oil fields. A 6-mile stretch near the northern end of the road just south of Deadhorse had been...
  • Road work to cause major delays on Hampton Roads' interstates and at bridges, tunnels

    Road work to cause major delays on Hampton Roads' interstates and at bridges, tunnels
    Prepare to give yourself extra time at some local bridges and tunnels and on major interstates across Hampton Roads starting Sunday. The Virginia Department of Transportation has several scheduled projects that are expected to close lanes.  Peninsula...
  • Construction at Downers Grove Metra Station resumes Monday

    Construction at Downers Grove Metra Station resumes Monday
    Construction is set to resume Monday on a long-delayed project to improve the platforms and increase safety at the Downers Grove Main Street Metra Station. The east ends of the in-bound and out-bound boarding platforms will be closed to commuters...