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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Contracts to pay for Steel Yard maintenance awarded

    Contracts to pay for Steel Yard maintenance awarded
    The city's Redevelopment Commission has awarded four contracts totaling just over $116,000 to pay for projects meant to maintain and upgrade the ballpark used by the Gary South Shore Rail Cats baseball club. The commission on Wednesday voted without...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cops: Veteran may have been killed after confronting robbers

    Cops: Veteran may have been killed after confronting robbers
    Cecil Pendleton Jr. was an Air Force veteran who led a military family, a hard-working father of three involved in his community and church, according to his two sons. The 55-year-old delivery driver was shot to death in his Merrillville apartment...
  • Union Station transit center work to impact West Loop traffic

    Union Station transit center work to impact West Loop traffic
    The traffic-clogged area outside Union Station will undergo lane closures and the relocation of CTA bus stops starting Friday in connection with construction of a bus transit center that is set to open next spring, transportation officials said Wednesday....
  • Caltrans, Metro to host public hearing on 710 Freeway extension project

    The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will hold a public hearing Wednesday evening at La Cañada High School to seek community feedback on a draft environmental report for the 710...