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  • VDOT doesn't know how much U.S. 460 subcontractors have been paid

    VDOT doesn't know how much U.S. 460 subcontractors have been paid
    The Virginia Department of Transportation won't say how much subcontractors involved in its suspended U.S. 460 project have been paid, because it doesn't know. The department may not even have the names of every company involved in the project, which...
  • Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway

    Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway
    While a runway at O'Hare International Airport that opened last year is sometimes called the "cemetery airstrip'' because part of it sits on a former graveyard, the next runway set to debut in late 2015 could earn the nickname "Shingles,'' and not because...
  • This week's road work: Interstates 78 and 80; Route 33; Cedar Crest Blvd.

    Lane restriction, Route 33 northbound between Hecktown Road and Route 22, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, pothole patching. Lane restriction, Route 33 southbound between Route 191 and Route 248, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, unspecified...
  • Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department

    Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department
    Police Maj. Gary Gardner is scheduled to formally take the reins of the Howard County Police Department as its new chief after William McMahon retires June 30. McMahon, 51, has served as chief since being named by County Executive Ken Ulman in 2006....
  • Carjacking suspect killed after jumping from moving stolen car into path of police cruiser

    Carjacking suspect killed after jumping from moving stolen car into path of police cruiser
    LAKELAND — One carjacking suspect is dead, three were arrested and two more were being sought by investigators Sunday after a pair of related thefts involving guns, law-enforcement officials said. Brian Demarcus West, 24, of Auburndale, died...
  • From the Boathouse: We all live in a Virginia submarine

    Ahoy after returning from the Big Apple! My show manager, Brenda Barnes, and I had a great time visiting New York City to attend the radio industry's Talkers New York 2014, held at the India House Club. The gathering was well attended, since the fall...
  • Hanover Street Bridge among weekend road closures in Baltimore

    Hanover Street Bridge among weekend road closures in Baltimore
    The Hanover Street Bridge in Baltimore is closed for repair work Saturday, one of several weekend road closures in the city that could cause traffic congestion for drivers. The bridge will be shut down between Waterview Avenue and Cromwell Street...
  • Fatal crash at 5 Freeway construction site at 710 closes lanes

    Fatal crash at 5 Freeway construction site at 710 closes lanes
    One person died and another was seriously injured when a vehicle crashed into an Eastside freeway construction site Saturday, causing structural damage and road closures that could last through the weekend. A red Dodge Magnum northbound on the 5 Freeway...
  • Elizabeth River tunnels project contract spurred creation of HRTAC

    The Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission, which will manage regional transportation revenues from gas and sales taxes, will become an official state body on Tuesday. But several of the legislators, mayors and county board chairs who...
  • Wekiva Parkway plan excites some, worries others

    Wekiva Parkway plan excites some, worries others
    Debbie Oldfield traced a path with her finger on a giant map of the Wekiva Parkway, showing the off-road route she sometimes drove on an all-terrain vehicle from her home in Mount Plymouth to work at the family business north of Apopka. It was usually a...
  • Yosemite turns 150 years old, as major park renovation begins

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. The Civil War was raging. Hundreds of thousands of Americans were dead. But 150 years ago, President Abraham Lincoln found time to sign a two-paragraph bill that changed America's landscape forever. Inspired by the early...