| Jan 7, 2015
| 4:52 PM
If ever there was a time to get more South Floridians out of their cars and onto public transportation, that time is now.
The Florida Department of Transportation plans plenty of road work this year, including an extension of the express lanes on...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 10:46 PM
Under perfect Southern California skies, Caltrans climbers rappelled 150 feet down the face of a rugged hillside Tuesday to clear loose rock that has left a nine-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway closed since December.
“All right, gentlemen,...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 9:51 AM
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...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 8:10 AM
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...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 11:19 AM
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...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:44 PM
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...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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.
| Dec 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the village of Lincolnwood board of Trustees meeting on Dec. 16.
Community center to host Hanukkah party
Lincolnwood residents are invited to celebrate Hanukkah at the community center on...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Weekly detours and lengthy travel times were a regular occurrence along Lincolnwood’s stretch of Crawford Avenue during most of 2014, while the first phase of a multimillion dollar road makeover was completed by Cook County and the Illinois...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:38 PM
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,...
| Nov 10, 2014
HAMPTON — Hampton has budgeted $5,400,392 this fiscal year as its portion of the costs to pave the city's thoroughfares.
The paving crews that trudge along Hampton's roadways are paid using a mixture of dollars from city taxpayers and the state'...