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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Gov. Baker names 5 members to state transportation board

    Gov. Charlie Baker named five members to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation's board of directors on Friday. The new board, which includes state Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack — also a Baker appointee — will oversee...
  • City will try closing Forest Avenue

    The Laguna Beach City Council made a long-awaited and somewhat controversial decision Tuesday night when it voted to temporarily close most of Forest Avenue in an effort to boost aesthetics and create a more pedestrian-friendly downtown. The council...
  • Traffic safety issues addressed in Hobart

    Traffic safety issues addressed in Hobart
    City officials are working to address two traffic safety hazards that they learned about from residents. The Board of Public Works and Safety approved a three-way stop sign at the intersection of Lillian and Ohio streets, following the recommendation of...
  • The unsolved mystery of the exploding air bags

    DETROIT After months of testing by air bag maker Takata and an independent panel of engineers, there's still no clear answer why some air bags are blamed for killing drivers after being triggered and spraying metal shrapnel. "This may not be something as...
  • Bridge work could cause delays in Morrisville

    Motorists who use the "Trenton Makes" bridge might face delays this weekend. The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission says construction crews are expected to pour new concrete slabs along Bridge Street in Morrisville on Saturday. The work is...
  • Emergency pothole repair will force turnpike detour

    Emergency pothole repair will force turnpike detour
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Emergency repairs to a pothole on the deck of a Pennsylvania Turnpike bridge will inconvenience some motorists along the eastbound lanes in Cumberland County. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission said Thursday afternoon that...
  • Officials celebrate start of $136M construction season in Lake County

    Officials celebrate start of $136M construction season in Lake County
    On one of the first days of 2015 to feel like summer, Lake County officials gathered near the ongoing construction zone on Peterson Road near Route 83 on Thursday to mark the start of a construction season that features $136.1 million worth of projects...
  • Drivers decry longer Miami-Broward commute, blame I-95 express lane closures

    Drivers decry longer Miami-Broward commute, blame I-95 express lane closures
    The evening trip home from downtown Miami to Broward County has more than doubled for some commuters lately, from 40 minutes to as much as 2 hours for those in the northern and western suburbs. They blame the extra time on a new initiative aimed at...
  • New Mexico's commuter rail line faced with financial burdens

    When launched in 2006, a New Mexico commuter rail line that would one day connect two of the state's most well-known cities was hailed as a progressive step toward taking people out of cars and putting them on the train. But as impressive a feat as it...
  • Before buying a vehicle, check if other owners are complaining about it

    Before buying a vehicle, check if other owners are complaining about it
    If you're shopping for a car, here's how to check the model's track record before driving it off the lot. Several people who read Thursday's Watchdog column about a Bethlehem couple's allegations that their 2013 Ford Fiesta is a lemon because of...
  • Kent Narrows Drawbridge reopening this weekend

    Kent Narrows Drawbridge reopening this weekend
    The Maryland State Highway Administration plans to reopen the Kent Narrows Drawbridge in Queen Anne's County Saturday as a $2.1 million painting and repair project nears completion. The bridge on Route 18 above Kent Narrows has been closed for weeks for...