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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • More BGE work to shut two lanes of Light Street downtown

    More BGE work to shut two lanes of Light Street downtown
    The latest in a series of traffic-jamming construction projects on Light Street in the heart of downtown Baltimore will begin Sunday, as crews for Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. close two of the road's five southbound lanes. The work near the McKeldin...
  • Chicago River bridge lifts cancelled Saturday; Wednesday next

    Chicago River bridge lifts cancelled Saturday; Wednesday next
    The movable bridge lifts on the Chicago River’s Main and South branches scheduled to start Saturday have been cancelled, with the next scheduled lift Wednesday, Sept. 24. According to Pete Scales, a spokesman for the city Department of...
  • South Whitehall apartment project gets OK from planners

    South Whitehall apartment project gets OK from planners
    A plan to turn the farmland owned by Marvin and Darlene Bortz into hundreds of apartments and some retail outlets has advanced to South Whitehall Township commissioners for their approval. The township's Planning Commission last week signed off on plans...
  • Bristol To Close Federick Street Bridge Until June

    Bristol To Close Federick Street Bridge Until June
    BRISTOL - The city is advising motorists that starting Oct. 6, the Frederick Street bridge will be closed until late spring. The city has hired Dayton Construction to replace the bridge. The company is scheduled to remove it, making channel improvements...
  • State's locks, dams in urgent need of repair, report says

    State's locks, dams in urgent need of repair, report says
    Illinois needs more federal money to make urgent repairs to the state’s aging dams and locks, according to an Illinois Chamber of Commerce report being released Monday. “Billions of dollars in coal for power plants, grain, road salt,...
  • Duke Energy switching out old wooden power poles with new steel ones in Mount Dora

    Duke Energy switching out old wooden power poles with new steel ones in Mount Dora
    MOUNT DORA — Out with the old, in with the new. So it goes with the power poles that are critical to keeping the lights and AC running in the city. Duke Energy is in the midst of replacing old wooden transmission poles with new steel ones, which...
  • Oak Park braces for parking, traffic issues during downtown construction

    Oak Park braces for parking, traffic issues during downtown construction
    Motorists driving through or visiting Oak Park may soon encounter parking and traffic issues due to the construction of a new mixed-use building in the downtown area. In October, the razing of an aging parking garage is expected to begin, and a 21-story...
  • Flooding forces 50 miles of I-15 to be closed north of Las Vegas

    Nearly 50 miles of Interstate 15, a major artery linking Nevada to Utah, is expected to be shut down for days as crews work to repair serious damage to the road by heavy rains and flash flooding, officials said on Tuesday. The road, used by truckers and...
  • Federal money approved for fixes to bottleneck at 57 and 60 freeways

    Federal money approved for fixes to bottleneck at 57 and 60 freeways
    There may be relief in sight for drivers and truckers facing one of Southern California’s worst bottlenecks. Federal officials Tuesday approved a $10-million grant for a series of fixes to the congested interchange between the 60 Freeway and the...
  • Pipeline work to slow traffic on Coast Highway

    Pipeline work to slow traffic on Coast Highway
    Construction on West Coast Highway in Newport Beach is expected to snarl traffic along Mariner's Mile as the first phase of an Orange County Sanitation District project ramps up in coming days. New stripes delineating traffic lanes were scheduled to...
  • Beiber outlines plans to demolish former Charcoal Drive-In

    The remains of the former Charcoal Drive-In on Hamilton Boulevard are not long for this world. The Lower Macungie restaurant closed in 2007 after 53 years in business, a victim of changing traffic patterns from the construction of the Route 222 Bypass....