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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Motorcycles can ride in HOV lanes

    Motorcycles can ride in HOV lanes
    Q: I have been told by several law enforcement officers that it is legal for motorcycles to ride with one person in the HOV lanes. Could you get us motorcycle riders some clarification? Bo Carofano, Boca Raton Motorcycles are permitted by federal law to...
  • Overturned trailer closes both I-95 ramps to I-695 inner loop, likely through afternoon

    Overturned trailer closes both I-95 ramps to I-695 inner loop, likely through afternoon
    The ramps carrying northbound and southbound Interstate 95 traffic onto the Interstate 695 inner loop south of Baltimore were closed for several hours after a tractor trailer overturned on the southbound ramp, according to the State Highway...
  • Bethlehem Township parking dispute gets personal

    Bethlehem Township parking dispute gets personal
    Motorists using the northern end of Farmersville Road in Bethlehem Township will soon be aware of a parking dispute between neighbors when they see what amounts to a 32-square-foot no parking sign. The 8-by-4-foot sign will be put up by Joe Billone...
  • Opposition to high-density developments starting to get results

    Opposition to high-density developments starting to get results
    There were a few false starts, but eventually the balloons launched by the Concerned Citizens of Maitland rose 75 feet above the highway as heads craned to see that high. "It is so really, really big," said group member Rocky Johnson of the proposed...
  • Tolls to resume on Sawgrass Expressway by mall ramp

    Tolls to resume on Sawgrass Expressway by mall ramp
    The days of zipping onto the Sawgrass Expressway for free after a trip to the Sawgrass Mills mall or the BB&T Center are coming to an end. As soon as late January, SunPass users taking the on-ramp from Pat Salerno Drive to the southbound Sawgrass could...
  • Orland Park, Homer Glen look ahead to 2015

    Orland Park, Homer Glen look ahead to 2015
    Orland Park residents can expect to see the end of some big projects in 2015, including the $95 million La Grange Road widening project, but the village is also setting its sights on a new slate of infrastructure improvements. Here are some of the...
  • Edgerton Street In Manchester Reopened To Traffic

    Edgerton Street In Manchester Reopened To Traffic
    MANCHESTER — More than five years after it was closed, Edgerton Street was reopened to traffic on Monday, a key part of a project meant to ensure long-term drainage and open more direct access to Center Springs Park. Motorists may now turn onto...
  • Experts: Chicago's short yellow light times, red light cameras a risky mix

    Experts: Chicago's short yellow light times, red light cameras a risky mix
    Chicago has the nation's largest red light camera system and the shortest allowable yellow lights — a unique and dangerous combination that makes rear-end crashes more likely across the city, a Tribune investigation has found. The three-second...
  • How the red light camera study was done

    How the red light camera study was done
    The Chicago Tribune commissioned the study of red light cameras with two researchers affiliated with Texas A&M University who conducted the work as independent consultants. Under their guidance, and with the advice of several other national experts,...
  • Letter: Complications weren't thought out

    Letter: Complications weren't thought out
    It was a sad day on Dec. 16 when the City Council approved the large 550 N. Third St. mixed-use project without adequately responding to concerns about it. This project is attractive and might work if there were fewer apartments, more parking, much more...
  • Troopers identify victims of fiery crash on Narcoossee Road

    Troopers identify victims of fiery crash on Narcoossee Road
    Nearly a week after a good Samaritan helped pull to safety several people involved in a fiery crash on Narcoossee Road, troopers have identified the victims — one who died and two who survived. After days in critical condition at Orlando...