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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Shoddy U.S. roads and bridges take a toll on the economy

    Shoddy U.S. roads and bridges take a toll on the economy
    It was a beautiful May afternoon when Donnel Gomes took his week-old silver Mercedes for a spin into the city. He turned onto Broad Street, a main thoroughfare downtown, and … kaboom! The car fell into a huge pothole, blowing its right tire,...
  • Kevin James defends L.A. street agency against city audit criticism

    Kevin James defends L.A. street agency against city audit criticism
    The rollout of an audit of the Los Angeles agency responsible for fixing city streets has given Angelenos an "unfair" impression of its work, the president of the Board of Public Works argues. “They think that the bureau is mismanaging money,&...
  • NHTSA: GM Recall Website Gives 'Misleading' Info

     
    GM is working to fix its website intended to help people find out whether their vehicle is under a safety recall after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration "determined that owners of some GM vehicles are receiving incorrect and misleading......
  • Newest bike lane could keep motorists, bicyclists out of each other's way

    Newest bike lane could keep motorists, bicyclists out of each other's way
    A new style of bike lane proposed for Clybourn Avenue could accomplish what local motorists and cyclists alike have struggled with: keeping cars and bicycles out of each other's way. Transportation officials and bike advocates are hoping Chicago's...
  • Glencoe officials close Sheridan Road for emergency repairs

    Glencoe officials close Sheridan Road for emergency repairs
    Officials in Glencoe said Wednesday the decision to declare an emergency closure of portions of Sheridan Road this week was made after village crews discovered a "void" under the roadway, which if collapsed, could prove dangerous. "Unfortunately, there...
  • Witnesses: Drowsy driving caused fatal Rt. 145 crash

    Witnesses at a hearing for a Walnutport teen accused of causing a horrific crash on Route 145 in North Whitehall that claimed the life of a 65-year-old woman said Wednesday the defendant admitted that drowsy driving may have caused the collision....
  • Neighborhood divided over plans for Pentecostal church

    The Pentecostals of Greater Hartford applied for a special permit to build a 14,000-square-foot church, along with a parking lot with 337 spaces, in the residential cul de sac neighborhood of Christopher Court. Some residents have started circulating a...
  • Traffic: Accidents cleared in Jessup

    Traffic: Accidents cleared in Jessup
    All lanes on the Baltimore Washington Parkway and MD 32 in Jessup on Thursday have been reopened with the clearing of early morning incidents on both highways, according to the state Department of Transportation. Northbound traffic on the BW Parkway...
  • Fort Lauderdale aquatic center still has troubled waters

    Fort Lauderdale aquatic center still has troubled waters
    With the start of construction just months away on a new $33.7 million aquatic center, the city is facing waves of concern that the project won't be the world-class facility originally envisioned. The city's beach improvement board is telling...
  • Romeoville cop receives heroism award

     Romeoville cop receives heroism award
    A Romeoville police officer who helped save the life of a crash victim on a wintry December morning on Interstate 55 received an award for his efforts late last month. Woodsman "Woody" Jones, 39, a 14-year veteran of the force, was given the Fraternal...
  • Macungie picks one-way, two-way for Cotton Street

    In a split vote, Macungie Council decided Monday to partially change the course of Cotton Street, the narrow east-west thoroughfare that parallels Main Street and allows access to Kalmbach Park. It will remain two-way from Chestnut Street to Lea Street,...