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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Not The Worst Problem With Route 4

    It's nice to read about the work under way to ease anticipated traffic congestion around the UConn Health Center in Farmington [July 31, Farmington Valley Extra, "Route 4 Road Construction In Begins"]. The story, however, totally ignores the vicinity'...
  • Automotive writer spends three days in jail for speeding

    Automotive writer spends three days in jail for speeding
    We’ve all done it. You get a brand new sports car with insane performance specs and the most sensitive accelerator and such form-hugging handling that you are impelled to push it. The car wants you to. Not speeding in a new sports car is much...
  • Delray raises fees for businesses that can't provide enough parking

    Delray raises fees for businesses that can't provide enough parking
    The penalty fee that Delray businesses pay if they can’t physically fit the number of parking spaces the city requires on their property is increasing for the first time since 2006. On Tuesday commissioners decided to bump up what business...
  • FDOT hosting public hearing in Groveland on resurfacing project

    Next week, the Florida Department of Transportation will be holding a public information meeting to explain ongoing plans for an upcoming highway resurfacing project. The meeting is Wednesday, Aug. 13  from 5-7 p.m. in the E.L. Puryear building at...
  • Morse Museum and other Park Avenue businesses boosted by SunRail

    Morse Museum and other Park Avenue businesses boosted by SunRail
    It’s been an encouraging sign for the Florida Department of Transportation that they’re already getting the number of riders needed by the end of 2014 to make SunRail a success. In Winter Park, though, there’s another optimistic sign:...
  • Main Street Car Cruise

    PUTNAM- The town of Putnam presents the Main Street Car Cruise on Sunday, Aug. 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Over 2,000 cars are expected to be on display in downtown. Main Street, Union Square and a portion of Kennedy Drive will be blocked to traffic...
  • Romeoville cop receives heroism award

     Romeoville cop receives heroism award
    A Romeoville police officer who helped save the life of a crash victim on a wintry December morning on Interstate 55 received an award for his efforts late last month. Woodsman "Woody" Jones, 39, a 14-year veteran of the force, was given the Fraternal...
  • Speed cameras needed in construction zones

    I am a safety manager for one of the contractors performing work in the Interstate Highway 90 corridor. The horrific accidents that occurred a couple of weeks ago on Interstate Highway 55 are becoming too common across this state and nation. I drive...
  • Ravinia Festival planning renovations

    Ravinia Festival planning renovations
    Four renovation projects planned for Ravinia Festival this fall will beautify the grounds and improve access, officials say – an effort intended to appeal to concertgoers in a competitive environment for music venues. Most striking may be the...
  • Street artist Reed Bmore stages a high wire act

    Street artist Reed Bmore stages a high wire act
    The girl in the tire swing is swaying above North Avenue, sneakers pointing to a traffic light. A block away, the Natty Boh guy and the Utz girl speed away on their wedding day, cans trailing behind their car. And then there's Cupid, aiming an arrow...
  • Carbon County road work, Route 209

    From PennDOT: Carbon County: Route 209 Microsurfacing Project Begins Tuesday Lane restrictions will be in effecton Route 209 in Franklin and Towamensing townships, Carbon County, beginning Tuesday. The project entails microsurfacing and installing...