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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip

    Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip
    When four twentysomething women are silent in a car, you know something is up. Or down. Or in this case, both, in the form of hundred-foot rocky cliffs that dropped off sharply to our left, plummeting to meet the aquamarine Pacific Ocean, and the scrub-...
  • Feds: Car-to-Car Tech Can Save Lives

     
    A new report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gives a sneak peek at the future of accident avoidance. The agency says two technologies, left-turn assist and intersection-movement assist, could prevent as many as 592,000 accidents...
  • Massive road construction leaves Tavares small businesses suffering

    Massive road construction leaves Tavares small businesses suffering
    Pemba Lama has to hold on three more weeks. If he can do that, his little convenience store has a chance of survival. That's because school starts again, and Lama is counting on the 50 to 80 students a day he usually gets from Tavares High School who...
  • Tire makers race to turn dandelions into rubber

    MUENSTER Germany (Reuters) - Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport. The reaction is understandable, given most people regard the...
  • This week's road work: Interstates 78 and 80; Route 33; Bethlehem, Easton areas

    Lane restriction, Interstate 78 between Route 412 and Route 611, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, brush cutting. Lane restriction, Interstate 78 eastbound between Lenhartsville and Hamburg, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday, roadway...
  • 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...
  • Drivers urged to avoid I-95 downtown for Ravens preseason game Saturday

    Drivers urged to avoid I-95 downtown for Ravens preseason game Saturday
    Attendees of Saturday's preseason Ravens game at M&T Bank Stadium are encouraged to avoid Interstate 95 close to downtown because of ongoing road work in both the northbound and southbound lanes. On northbound I-95, lanes split around the city line,...
  • Highway worker killed in St. Michaels work-zone crash

    Highway worker killed in St. Michaels work-zone crash
    A contracted highway worker for the State Highway Administration died Thursday evening after being struck by a vehicle in a work zone in St. Michaels, according to the SHA and Maryland State Police. John Kenneth Shahan, 40, of Denton, was controlling...
  • Plainville Parking Lot To Help Clean Quinnipiac River

    PLAINVILLE — Porous pavement and other materials added to a new parking lot at Trumbull Park will help keep the nearby Quinnpiac River clean. The 4,000 square feet of special pavement and two underlayers of crushed rock are expected to help...
  • Chuckanut Bay is a kayaker's lazy dream

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. I'm a reformed East Coast tailgater, though still an impatient driver at heart. I don't go at what you would call "Driving Miss Daisy" speed. But Chuckanut Drive? It can slow me down like no speed bump or speed-limit sign can. Those...
  • State Purchasing $33M In New CTfastrak Buses

    When the CTfastrak busway starts service early next year, riders shouldn't expect the same experience they have on Connecticut's regular transit buses. Federal and state taxpayers are putting up nearly $33 million for 48 new buses that will have features...