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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Major resurface work begins on Rand Road

    Lake Zurich area commuters can expect traffic delays between now and mid-summer, as the Illinois Department of Transportation continues resurfacing Rand Road between Ela and Lake Cook Roads. On March 31, IDOT began focusing on a portion of Rand Road...
  • Autonomous car completes 3,400-mile US road trip

    An autonomous car's recent 3,400-mile U.S. road trip proves there's at least one thing computers do better than humans: Follow the speed limit. Auto supplier Delphi Corp. fitted an Audi Q5 with radar, cameras and laser sensors to navigate the 15-state...
  • Illiana findings disappoint, then disappear

     Illiana findings disappoint, then disappear
    Illinois taxpayers spent $112,500 last year for a study to determine whether the proposed Illiana toll road would qualify for a key federal construction loan. But then-Gov. Pat Quinn didn't get the answer he was looking for, and the information ended up...
  • Road work, lane closures planned for Route 222 bypass, Hamilton Boulevard

    Road work, lane closures planned for Route 222 bypass, Hamilton Boulevard
    The state Department of Transportation has announced plans to begin road work and close lanes along the Route 222 bypass [Fred Jaindl Memorial Highway] and Hamilton Boulevard beginning the week of April 6. Route 222 will be repaired and resurfaced...
  • Sinkhole repairs to Eutaw Street through Thursday evening

    Sinkhole repairs to Eutaw Street through Thursday evening
    The Baltimore City Department of Transportation said on Thursday morning that repairs to a sinkhole on southbound Eutaw Street at Dolphin Street will cause closures through the evening. DOT first reported the sinkhole on Wednesday morning. The state...
  • Police department to begin major crackdown on texting while driving

    The East Hartford Police Department, along with the Connecticut Department of Transportation's Highway Safety Office, recently announced the kick-off of "U DRIVE. U TEXT. U PAY." – an effort to crack down on motorists who choose to text, talk or...
  • 18th century ship found in NYC heading to upstate museum

    The remnants of a late 18th century sailing ship unearthed five years ago at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan are getting a permanent berth in upstate New York. The New York Times reports (http://nyti.ms/1IqTZkh ) the 32-foot section of the...
  • Final Four, spring break to bring heavy traffic Indiana

    The Indiana Department of Transportation is warning motorists that college basketball fans headed to Indianapolis and spring break travelers will both be hitting the state's roads this weekend. It says three teams playing in this weekend's Final Four...
  • Speed limits on I-90, I-29 in South Dakota rise to 80 mph

    South Dakotans began driving faster and paying more for fuel Wednesday as the state raised the speed limit to 80 mph on two major interstates and increased its gas tax by 6 cents per gallon. The changes came as a result of a transportation funding...
  • UCF professor, students to study driving in foggy conditions

    A UCF engineering professor has been awarded a grant to conduct a study in hopes of making driving in fog safer. The Florida Department of Transportation awarded UCF's Mohamed Abdel-Aty a $2 million grant to collect real time driving data from sections...
  • Tri-Cities first in area to install flashing yellow turn lights

    Tri-Cities first in area to install flashing yellow turn lights
    Flashing yellow arrows — traffic indicators foreign to the Chicago area — will debut in the Tri-Cities this summer at several intersections along Randall Road from Fabyan Parkway to Silver Glen Road. "The majority of states have incorporated...