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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Mayor Elorza says he's working aggressively to fix potholes

    Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza says he's working aggressively to repair the city's potholes. Elorza says crews from the Department of Public Works are repairing potholes daily. He says there are daily surveys of streets to guide the work. Repairs are...
  • Peninsula, VDOT road crews do battle with potholes

    Peninsula, VDOT road crews do battle with potholes
    Weeks ago, area road crews were prepping trucks with brine, sand and salt to do battle with ice and snow. Now, the same crews are loading their trucks with a different kind of material to deal with another winter woe: potholes. Don't expect the road...
  • Big snows mean bigger overtime for state highway crews

    When snow falls, the overtime bill for state highway workers goes up. And up. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority paid out more than $16.1 million in overtime last year, up nearly 12 percent, according to an analysis of payroll data by the Asbury Park...
  • Turnpike Authority unveils $310M widening project in Bayonne

    Motorists used to long waits to get through the New Jersey Turnpike tolls in Bayonne will get some relief from a widening project at Exit 14-A. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority on Wednesday unveiled plans for the estimated $310 million project. The...
  • Civic leaders reimagine 'mobility'

    Civic leaders reimagine 'mobility'
    Now that the California Department of Transportation has released its 2,260-page report reviewing the environmental effects of closing the 710 Freeway gap between Pasadena and Alhambra, the public has until July 6 to share its opinions on five alternative...
  • ICC keeps Strawn Drive crossing closed

    State officials will hear new testimony to determine if a rail crossing on a heavily used truck route should be reopened. The Illinois Commerce Commission on Monday voted 3-1 to allow state transportation officials to present additional evidence in their...
  • Summer projects top $4.1 million in Wilmette D39

    Once the doors shut on Wilmette School District 39's 2014-2015 school year, construction crews will move in to three schools, getting started on an ambitious schedule of summer construction jobs that could total about $4.14 million. That includes...
  • Dubai migrant workers hold rare strike to demand bonuses

    Several hundred South Asian migrant workers held a rare protest Tuesday in the heart of Dubai's ritzy downtown, temporarily blocking traffic and demanding higher wages. The workers, dressed in their green construction outfits and matching hardhats,...
  • Bill would boost potential Nevada speed limit to 85 mph

    Raising the speed limit to 85 mph on some Nevada highways would improve travel times for commercial vehicles and help drivers avoid travel fatigue, according to proponents of a bill moving through the Legislature. Republican bill sponsor Sen. Don...
  • Road closure on Wiles Road

    Florida Power & Light Company will replace two power line poles to improve service reliability in Coral Springs on March 14. A 700-foot section of Wiles Road between Turtle Run Boulevard and the driveway for The Park at Turtle Run development will be...
  • Byrne Interchange ramp closings begin Tuesday night

    Byrne Interchange ramp closings begin Tuesday night
    Highway ramp closings, lane shifts and detours affecting tens of thousands of drivers in the downtown area through summer 2016 are scheduled to begin Tuesday night as part of the Byrne Interchange reconstruction project, state transportation officials...