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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • A new Ackermanville Bridge: This year for sure?

    Q: A few years ago, PennDOT bought and demolished the Ackermanville Store in an effort to remove a hazardous curve on Route 191. I have heard that PennDOT now intends to abandon those plans, and instead demolish a house on the downstream side of the...
  • For next MegaCon, center will try to fix traffic mess

    For next MegaCon, center will try to fix traffic mess
    MegaCon, it turns out, was a mega traffic headache for International Drive and the resort area. The massive comic book, science fiction and fantasy fiction blowout drew upwards of 75,000 people to the Orange County Convention Center over the weekend...
  • Idaho, Wyoming poised to get 80 mph speed limits [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Government/LegalYou should be able to drive across the Northwestern part of the United States a little more quickly in the coming months. Idaho and Wyoming have just passed laws to raise some interstate speed limits to 80 miles per hour....
  • Repaving to start on I-64 and I-264 in April

    The Virginia Department of Transportation will begin work in April on a $128 million project to improve pavement on Interstates 64 and 264 in the southern part of Hampton Roads. The project is one of VDOT's top priorities, said spokeswoman Marshall...
  • 10 things you might not know about traffic tickets

    10 things you might not know about traffic tickets
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is accused of harassing foreign business executives by using speeding tickets as an excuse to kick them out of the country. Half a world away, Chicago's new speed cameras are churning out tickets. And Deerfield police...
  • Orange County's toll booths take the exit ramp

    Orange County's toll booths take the exit ramp
    For years, motorists in Orange County have fished in their pockets for spare change and yanked bills from their wallets as they've navigated the county's vast network of toll roads. But those days are about to come to an end. The pay-to-drive highways...
  • Bethlehem to study South Side parking, possible garage

    Northampton Community College's Fowler Family Southside Center is a campus surrounded by parking, leftover macadam lots comprising hundreds of spaces from the former Bethlehem Steel Corp. It's good for students like Nathan Melendez, a 31-year-old...
  • Westside subway neighbors worried about nighttime construction noise

    Westside subway neighbors worried about nighttime construction noise
    No tunnel has yet been bored. No station has been built. Not a single track has been laid. But even the most preliminary work on the long-awaited Westside subway appears to be rousing the latent forces of Not in My Back Yard. In Windsor Village, a...
  • Tesla to install high-strength battery shields to reduce fire risk

    Tesla Motors Inc. has announced plans to reinforce the undercarriage of about 16,000 cars with high-strength shields to reduce the risk of damage from a crash starting a fire. Elon Musk, the electric car company’s chief executive, outlined the...
  • Hollywood man sentenced for taking bribes in Miami-Dade job

    Hollywood man sentenced for taking bribes in Miami-Dade job
    A Hollywood man who admitted using his Miami-Dade County government job to collect $13,000 worth of bribes was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in federal prison on Friday. George Brown, 51, pleaded guilty earlier this year to a federal charge of accepting...
  • Route 378 lane restriction

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Lehigh Municipality: City of Bethlehem ROAD NAME: PA 378 BETWEEN: US 22 AND West Broad Street Type of Work: Guide Rail Repair Work being Done By: PENNDOT...