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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Roadwork drives some common questions

    Roadwork drives some common questions
    There's road construction pretty much everywhere you look in South Florida. And along with it are questions from commuters baffled by express lanes, traffic signals and SunPass. To help you navigate through the ongoing work, here are the answers to...
  • Fort Lauderdale road repaving repulses residents

    Fort Lauderdale road repaving repulses residents
    The roads in Fort Lauderdale are being paved with good intentions, but residents say the effort is a hell of a mess. They're concerned about a resurfacing process being used by the city for the first time, one that doesn't fix broken roads but tries...
  • Hiatus Road extension still 2 years off

    Hiatus Road extension still 2 years off
    Drivers will have to wait at least two more years before Hiatus Road in Sunrise is a viable north-south through route. A mile-long missing link between Sunrise and Oakland Park boulevards keeps Hiatus from running continuously from McNab Road in Tamarac...
  • Chuckanut Bay is a kayaker's lazy dream

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. I'm a reformed East Coast tailgater, though still an impatient driver at heart. I don't go at what you would call "Driving Miss Daisy" speed. But Chuckanut Drive? It can slow me down like no speed bump or speed-limit sign can. Those...
  • Fort Lauderdale surfers feeling shut out

    Fort Lauderdale surfers feeling shut out
    — Surfers hoping to catch a wave off Fort Lauderdale beach first have to catch a break finding a place to park. State Road A1A construction has closed off all but a few on-street metered parking spaces in the popular surfing area between Sunrise...
  • Congress continues to avoid long-term fix for highway funding

    WASHINGTON Hours before the federal government was set to begin reducing payments to states for road and bridge projects, Congress seemed likely to approve a temporary fix Thursday that would maintain funding through the middle of next year. But in...
  • Shrinking revenue spurs gas tax alternatives

    WASHINGTON It was the potholes that convinced real estate broker Lester Friedman that there had to be a better way to pay for road construction and repairs. Friedman, who lives in Bend, Ore., drives about 8,000 miles a year in his 1999 Chevrolet...
  • Congress OKs highway funding fix at last minute, but problem isn't solved

    WASHINGTON Hours before the federal government was set to reduce payments to states for road and bridge projects, Congress approved a temporary fix Thursday that would maintain funding through the middle of next year. But in some ways, the damage already...
  • Chicago Riverwalk extension no cakewalk

    Chicago Riverwalk extension no cakewalk
    Building land on water isn't an everyday job, and the $100 million project to extend the Chicago Riverwalk requires more than getting toes wet. Just ask Randy Howland, who heads a team of divers in the welding and carpentry trades. The divers are in the...
  • For Broward County School Board: Brunson, Mayersohn, Levinson, Rupert and Sakhnovsky

    District 1: Felicia Brunson offers fresh eyes, energy In the Broward County School District 1 race, voters will choose between a veteran incumbent and a rising star. They should aim high and choose the latter: Felicia Brunson. District 1 covers...
  • DUI crackdown begins today

    DUI crackdown begins today
    A national crackdown on impaired begins today and lasts through the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 1. Local participating agencies in the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" effort include @SunrisePoliceFL, @MiramarPD and Plantation Police. ...