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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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Hit-and-run suspect caught in stalled traffic

    Hit-and-run suspect caught in stalled traffic
    Maryland State Police arrested a motorist who fled the scene of a hit-and-run accident on Interstate 95 in Harford County Thursday night only to be apprehended while driving through traffic stalled by emergency road repair, authorities said. Officers...
  • Construction to close Burleigh Road in Gloucester County

    Construction to close Burleigh Road in Gloucester County
    Construction crews will begin work Tuesday to widen a portion of Burleigh Road in Gloucester County and remove a tricky curve. The reconstruction will close roughly a quarter of a mile of the route and detour traffic for 10 weeks. Work to straighten the...
  • City gets grant for rubberized asphalt

    The city of La Cañada Flintridge recently won a $123,500 grant from the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery’s Rubberized Pavement Program for rubberized asphalt, known for its durability and noise-dampening qualities, to be...
  • Detours in place as 101st Avenue bridge constuction starts

    Detours in place as 101st Avenue bridge constuction starts
    The more than 3,700 motorists who use 101st Avenue Bridge over Deep River every day will have to find an alternate route for the next couple months while the almost 50-year-old structure is replaced. Duane Alverson, engineer for the Lake County...
  • Oil train wrecks increase pressure for tougher safety rules

    Fiery wrecks of trains hauling crude oil have intensified pressure on the Obama administration to approve tougher standards for railroads and tank cars despite industry complaints that it could cost billions and slow freight deliveries. On Feb. 5, the...