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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Alertan sobre peligros de caminar distraido

    Alertan sobre peligros de caminar distraido
    Distracted drivers attached to their cell phones have been getting plenty of heat in recent years for making South Florida roads more dangerous. But pedestrians walking and talking or texting on their cell phones also could be putting themselves in...
  • Speed limits on I-90, I-29 in South Dakota rise to 80 mph

    South Dakotans began driving faster and paying more for fuel Wednesday as the state raised the speed limit to 80 mph on two major interstates and increased its gas tax by 6 cents per gallon. The changes came as a result of a transportation funding...
  • Police cracking down on texting while driving

    State police and more than 50 local police departments have begun a crackdown on people using their cell phones while driving. The Connecticut Department of Transportation says the "U DRIVE. U TEXT. U PAY" initiative focuses on texting, but police also...
  • Crash cleared at Harbor Tunnel; sink hole closes Eutaw Street

    Crash cleared at Harbor Tunnel; sink hole closes Eutaw Street
    The Baltimore City Department of Transportation said that southbound North Eutaw Street is closed between Dolphin and Preston streets on Wednesday morning due to a sink hole. Officials said that detours are in place and the area will remain closed...
  • Double Trouble Starts Wednesday For Those Who Text And Drive

    Double Trouble Starts Wednesday For Those Who Text And Drive
    A month-long effort to stop people from texting and driving kicks off Wednesday — with twice as much police power as a ticketing blitz done last September. It's no April Fool's joke: Police officers from 50 towns and cities, plus state troopers,...
  • Tri-Cities first in area to install flashing yellow turn lights

    Tri-Cities first in area to install flashing yellow turn lights
    Flashing yellow arrows — traffic indicators foreign to the Chicago area — will debut in the Tri-Cities this summer at several intersections along Randall Road from Fabyan Parkway to Silver Glen Road. "The majority of states have incorporated...
  • Deputies: Suspect tried to strike cop with stolen car

    Deputies: Suspect tried to strike cop with stolen car
    A Sunrise man with a suspended Florida driver's license is accused of trying to strike a Broward Sheriff's detective with a stolen car and ramming an unmarked patrol SUV twice. Darasan Joel Bispham, 27, was taken into custody Thursday after detectives...
  • Area road work week of March 29

    Area road work week of March 29
    The following road work is planned the week of March 29, 2015. NORTHAMPTON COUNTY Route 33, Palmer: Shoulder restrictions will be in place between routes 191 and 248 while construction work is undertaken for Charles Chrin Corporation. Drivers should...
  • L.A. is carried away on impounding vehicles, suit says

    L.A. is carried away on impounding vehicles, suit says
    Last year, Los Angeles authorities towed and impounded 4,539 motor vehicles for violating the city's 72-hour time limit for parking in the same spot. One of them was a 1999 Toyota Sienna belonging to attorney J. David Sackman and his wife, Jerolyn. That...
  • Turnpike authority approves deal in trooper stop lawsuit

    The state's turnpike authority approved a preliminary legal settlement Tuesday that will pay more than $100,000 to a retired Army colonel who claimed a state trooper pointed a gun at him and his daughter during a traffic stop. R. Timothy Leever sued...
  • Baltimore to fine parents $250 for double-parking at school drop-offs

    Baltimore to fine parents $250 for double-parking at school drop-offs
    Matt Hornbeck, the principal at Hampstead Hill Academy, has tried everything to end the persistent double-parking outside his Canton school — a problem he says leads to traffic jams and jeopardizes student safety. The school has put up signs and...