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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Potholes turn area roads into moonscapes

    Potholes turn area roads into moonscapes
    Rick Dauscher and Jason Schimenek sometimes get more dirty looks than an Allentown pothole. And they're two of the guys who fill them. You might be familiar with their work. That blob of fresh blacktop in the 700 block of Greenleaf Street is a...
  • Charter school build likely to begin next year

    The construction of a new building for Coral Springs Charter School, in the parking lot of Coral Springs Center for the Arts, is likely to begin in the summer of 2016. The school is expected to open in the fall of 2017. The results of a traffic study to...
  • Road work to cause major delays on Hampton Roads' interstates and at bridges, tunnels

    Road work to cause major delays on Hampton Roads' interstates and at bridges, tunnels
    Prepare to give yourself extra time at some local bridges and tunnels and on major interstates across Hampton Roads starting Sunday. The Virginia Department of Transportation has several scheduled projects that are expected to close lanes.  Peninsula...
  • Construction at Downers Grove Metra Station resumes Monday

    Construction at Downers Grove Metra Station resumes Monday
    Construction is set to resume Monday on a long-delayed project to improve the platforms and increase safety at the Downers Grove Main Street Metra Station. The east ends of the in-bound and out-bound boarding platforms will be closed to commuters...
  • Construction season starts on Ohio Turnpike

    Construction season on the Ohio Turnpike has kicked off this week. The turnpike's capital improvement program this year is the largest in more than a decade. The state expects that as much as $125 million will be spent on projects throughout northern...
  • Winnetka finally OKs Hubbard Woods Park renovation

    Winnetka finally OKs Hubbard Woods Park renovation
    After six months of making its way through the village approval process, the Winnetka Park District finally received permission to renovate Hubbard Woods Park. At the April 9 Winnetka Village Council meeting, Park District officials were given final...
  • Church bus chase ends with use of tire-deflation device

    Church bus chase ends with use of tire-deflation device
    Officers with a handful of law enforcement agencies spent Thursday night in a chase with a church bus allegedly stolen from Fairhaven Baptist Church outside of Chesterton. The chase, which began around 8 p.m. and never went over the speed limit, ended...
  • Officials dig into economic growth in road project

    Officials dig into economic growth in road project
    Merrillville town officials Friday broke ground on the fourth phase of the Mississippi Street road reconstruction project, a $9.2 million endeavor that officials say will drive economic development, improve safety and relieve traffic flow along the...
  • Joe Orr extension in works

    Joe Orr extension in works
    An extension of Joe Orr Road east of Torrence Avenue to Burnham Avenue in Lynwood is among the road projects planned by the Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways. It's the second phase of a project to rebuild, realign and extend Joe...
  • Orioles opener set, so are roadway modifications

    Orioles opener set, so are roadway modifications
    State and local transportation officials said that modifications will be in effect on local roads and rails during the Orioles regular season home opener on Friday afternoon. The Baltimore City Department of Transportation said those driving to the...
  • Resident settles federal case over feud with Washington Township officials

    Resident settles federal case over feud with Washington Township officials
    Sandra Miller settled her claims that Washington Township officials retaliated when she got involved in local affairs for just $18,000. But Miller said her federal lawsuit alleging the supervisors, administrator and zoning officer of the Lehigh County...