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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • We Made It!

    We Made It!
     It was like that scene in “Home Alone” when they’re running through the airport, except we were trying to catch a ferry! I bought the tickets weeks in advance to guarantee a good departure/arrival time for the holiday weekend.  It was...
  • Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas

    Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas
    By Jim MacPherson When asked which cars get the best fuel economy, most people immediately think of gas-electric hybrids. There’s good reason for this, as compact and midsize hybrids produce outstanding EPA fuel economy numbers. Honda has two...
  • 'Tis The Season

    For me, the week after Thanksgiving can only mean one thing: It's time to get the Christmas tree. None of this plastic/fake stuff either. One of the biggest perks of the holiday season is the smell of a live Christmas tree in the living room. But...
  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee

    By Paula MacPherson When I first struggled to get into the passenger seat of this 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, I thought that this was just one more SUV that’s  too tall for me. Then Jim remembered to lower the adjustable suspension system, which...
  • About Specs

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most new-car brochures and web pages feature a list of various numbers and measurements, usually called “specifications,” which can be cryptic at best for all but the most knowledgeable auto enthusiasts. Still,...
  • Broadkill beach fill begins: Pushing back time and tide

    A new public beach Chapter 1 Broadkill Beach north of Lewes is about to get an estimated $30 million gift from federal taxpayers that leaders of the sleepy bayside community have sought for decades: a massive infusion of sand creating a beach in...
  • Tunnel, bridge closures could cause traffic headaches starting Sunday

    Tunnel, bridge closures could cause traffic headaches starting Sunday
    Starting this weekend, a number of highly traveled bridges and tunnels that feed into the Peninsula will experience periodic lane closures, according to officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).  Many of the closures are scheduled...
  • Turnpike's toll plan for S.R. 417 makes no sense

     Turnpike's toll plan for S.R. 417 makes no sense
    Drivers in Central Florida already have plenty to be ticked off about. Tourist traffic. Rubberneckers (you know who you are). Construction backups. But here's one to really overheat your engine. The Turnpike Enterprise, which is run by the state...
  • Burlington sets summer road construction projects

    The Burlington Village Board voted to create an ordinance allowing the village to enter into a local agency agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation for the resurfacing of Main Street to begin later this year. The agreement included an...
  • Road work the week of April 26, 2015

    Road work the week of April 26, 2015
    LEHIGH COUNTY I-78 Eastbound lane restriction between Exit 60 and the Northampton County line for pothole patching 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. April 27-28. Westbound lane restriction between Northampton County line and Exit 60 for pothole patching 8 p.m....