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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • 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....
  • New sidewalks to be constructed on Ayers Road

    On Sept. 15 a public hearing about the construction of new sidewalks on Ayers Road was held during a scheduled town hall meeting. After the hearing, a resolution regarding the project passed unanimously by the town council. The sidewalks will connect to...
  • 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...
  • Waukegan Road work in Deerfield could mean delays

     Waukegan Road work in Deerfield could mean delays
    As the Illinois Department of Transportation began spot repairs on two stretches of Waukegan Road, officials and business owners hope temporary lane closures will not greatly impact traffic in Deerfield and Bannockburn. IDOT plans are for temporary...
  • 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...
  • Car crashes at Hallandale police department after pursuit; 4 arrested

    Car crashes at Hallandale police department after pursuit; 4 arrested
    It may qualify as the shortest police pursuit ever, beginning with a traffic stop and ending about a quarter-mile later with a rollover crash in the parking lot of the Hallandale Beach Police Department. Officers had pulled over a Toyota about 2 a.m....
  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City
    A single-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 South in Baltimore City past the MD 150 (Eastern Avenue) exit has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder at 8:58 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. All...
  • Parking woes at Lakeside discussed by City Commission

    Parking woes at Lakeside discussed by City Commission
    The City Commission has approved a plan to allow a business coming to the  Lakeside development to add parking spaces across the street at the Mount Vernon Inn parking lot. The commissioners used the discussion to point out that Lakeside, which...
  • Hollywood Blvd. drivers see red at new turnpike ramp signal

    Hollywood Blvd. drivers see red at new turnpike ramp signal
    Drivers in the vicinity of the Hollywood interchange on Florida's Turnpike may have traded one problem for another. The good news: A new southbound SunPass-only off-ramp for drivers heading west to Pembroke Pines has diverted more than 5,000 vehicles...