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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Traffic: Collision cleared from I-95 in Elkridge

    Traffic: Collision cleared from I-95 in Elkridge
    All lanes are open on Interstate 95 South in Elkridge on Thursday morning with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision prior to MD 100, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transit Administration reported at 8:49 a.m. that...
  • New Bitgood Road bridge open for traffic

    A higher, longer, wider bridge over Hopeville Pond on Bitgood Road opened for business Nov 26, with the Griswold Senior Center bus serving as the first vehicle to drive over the new $1.3 million span. The bridge, the second to be replaced along Bitgood...
  • Overnight parking ban starts today

    Overnight parking ban starts today
    Drivers, watch where you park. Chicago's winter overnight parking ban started early Monday.  Regardless of snow, parking is banned from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. from Dec. 1 to March 31 on 107 miles of main streets where permanent no-parking signs are posted....
  • Test-driving a truck with the newest smart features included

    Test-driving a truck with the newest smart features included
    For a 5,360-pound pickup, the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 makes a surprisingly nimble mobile office. While luxury automakers Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi tiptoe into on-board Internet access, General Motors is loading most of its 2015 pickups, SUVs and...
  • Chicago drivers, slow down. This isn't Frogger.

    Chicago drivers, slow down. This isn't Frogger.
    You know those fluorescent signs positioned in the roadway that warn of pedestrian crossings? The ones that read in bold lettering, "STOP"? Take a moment, Chicago drivers, to let this sink in: You're plowing into them. Routinely. That doesn't bode...
  • No federal funds to help state enforce ban on drivers texting

    Pennsylvania's law banning texting while driving is challenging for police to enforce, but not tough enough to qualify for federal money to help them, police and transportation officials say. Only Connecticut, among dozens of states with anti-texting...
  • Promote bicycle usage for 101 York Road residents [Letter]

    The proposed multi-unit housing on York Road, 101 York, is opposed by some Towson community members for many reasons. One concern is the limited amount of parking provided for the residents — which are likely to be students — as well as...
  • Construction on Crenshaw/LAX line is hurting business, merchants say

    Construction on Crenshaw/LAX line is hurting business, merchants say
    When Jamie Edwards was looking for a place to take his grooming business, he thought he had found the perfect spot at Stakely's Barbershop on busy Crenshaw Boulevard in South Los Angeles. The shop was in the middle of a thriving commercial corridor,...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on BW Parkway North

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on BW Parkway North
    The state Department of Transportation has reported a disabled vehicle on the northbound Baltimore Washington Parkway in the Baltimore Highlands at Daisy Avenue at 8:29 a.m. on Friday. No additional information was given. The Maryland Transit...
  • Lauderhill man killed in roadway crash loved his job, fiancee says

    Lauderhill man killed in roadway crash loved his job, fiancee says
    Ron Alexander loved his job with an electronics recycling firm and did not mind at all getting up early to work weekends, his fiancee said Sunday. "It was a normal day," said Fantise Mack, recalling Saturday morning when Alexander arose in the dark,...
  • Woman pays hefty price to visit Allentown's new downtown

    Woman pays hefty price to visit Allentown's new downtown
    All the shiny new buildings and trendy dining spots aren't going to be enough to draw suburbanites to downtown Allentown if they get treated the way Andrea Hoagland did recently. She left her home in Whitehall Township on Oct. 3 and drove downtown to go...