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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Resident praises Wilmette official for tackling Linden Avenue parking woes

    Elected officials, including Wilmette village trustees, are used to fielding complaints about how they operate. They are often emailed, phoned in, or declaimed by unhappy constituents at Village Board meetings. It's not often trustees or village staff...
  • Parking in Allentown a 'nightmare'

    Parking in Allentown a 'nightmare'
    All of the new buildings along Hamilton Street in Allentown look great. But for those of us who work on Hamilton Street, parking is a nightmare. We all know that parking garages do not command the rents that buildings do. But you would think that there is...
  • East Lake Forest train depot project on schedule

    East Lake Forest train depot project on schedule
    By the time the dust settles on construction around the east Lake Forest train station this month, the city will have an improved bicycle path and a number of new trees. The approximately $1.1 million project, which began April 20 includes a...
  • Construction Work To Begin In South Windsor

    SOUTH WINDSOR - A six-week construction project on Nevers Road is set to begin Wednesday. The work will begin the relocation of the water main on Nevers Road, from Mark Drive to the South Windsor High School driveway, according to a press release from...
  • CEMEX sues Lake County to open 600-acre sand mine

    CEMEX sues Lake County to open 600-acre sand mine
    Lawyers for CEMEX Construction Materials want a judge to overrule Lake County's decision blocking the Mexican cement-maker from opening a 600-acre sand mine near Clermont. Lake County commissioners voted 3-2 against the mine after a seven-hour hearing...
  • Another early opening for Tioga Road, Yosemite's major east-west route

    Another early opening for Tioga Road, Yosemite's major east-west route
    Tioga Road, the east-west roadway in Yosemite National Park that allows visitors to cross the Sierra, opens for the season Monday. It's among the earliest opening dates for the road that closes in winter because of snow and ice -- two things in short...
  • Agencies raise awareness of motorcycle safety

    It would take about eight standard school buses to hold the number of motorcycle riders killed in traffic crashes in Florida in 2013. A little more than 460 motorcyclists, including passengers, died that year, a slight increase from the 457 killed in...
  • $2,284,951 for streets and roads

    Public works employees milling streets and repaving them with thousands of tons of asphalt, installing and repairing gutters and sidewalks and completing bridge inspections will be doing so with a $2,284,951 budget in the upcoming fiscal year, according...
  • I-4 Eatonville exchange considered, then nixed

    I-4 Eatonville exchange considered, then nixed
    When Interstate 4 was built in the 1950s and '60s, Eatonville lost out when the highway cut through with no interchange. Now, 50 years later, the multibillion-dollar I-4 "Ultimate" project is underway — and it comes as no surprise that...
  • Final Willow Road paving, landscaping work ahead

    Final Willow Road paving, landscaping work ahead
    With more than two years of construction nearing an end, Northfield Village Manager Stacy Sigman gave an update recently on the final weeks of work taking place on Willow Road. As the Illinois Department of Transportation wraps up its Willow Road...
  • Kane County construction season in full swing

    In case you haven't noticed, construction season is upon Kane County residents. The Kane County Department of Transportation is alerting motorists of numerous projects throughout the county that are sure to cause headaches. An improvement project at...