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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Historic snow means long commute, snow day for kids in Fox Valley

    Historic snow means long commute, snow day for kids in Fox Valley
    As the weekend blizzard hit, Lourdes Escalante of Geneva, went outside to dig out her car with her children, Alondra and Victor. She knew she'd need extra time to get to work Monday morning, so she wanted to be ready to hit the road at 4 a.m. "It was...
  • North, northwest suburbs dig out after blizzard

    After 19.3 inches of snow fell at O'Hare International Airport Sunday during a blizzard, Des Plaines, Glenview and Park Ridge residents were digging out slowly. While main streets in neighboring Niles and Chicago were largely clear of snow and ice Monday...
  • Evening commute back on track after rough morning, Metra and CTA say

    Evening commute back on track after rough morning, Metra and CTA say
    Train delays and icy roads made for dicey travel Monday morning after nearly 20 inches of snowfall, but transit agencies and highway officials said the evening ride home was more of a relief. School and some business closings helped keep roads clear...
  • Three-story building, parking garage in school plan

    Three-story building, parking garage in school plan
    Charter Schools USA will build a three-story building, parking garage and gymnasium at the parking lot of Coral Springs Center for the Arts as part of its plans to relocate Coral Springs Charter school from the city's downtown area. Construction is...
  • Bristol Coping with Latest Snowstorm

    Bristol Coping with Latest Snowstorm
    BRISTOL - Plow drivers are working to keep up with the storm, but as of about 10 a.m. the snowfall turned to sleet downtown. "We're still telling people that if they don't have to go out, stay home. If they have to go out, take it slow," Mayor Ken...
  • I-95 interchange at Hypoluxo Road getting improvements in Palm Beach County

    I-95 interchange at Hypoluxo Road getting improvements in Palm Beach County
    Drivers traveling through Hypoluxo Road and Interstate 95 will have to endure two years of construction as improvements are made at the interchange to deal with growing traffic. On Wednesday, the Florida Department of Transportation will have a public...
  • Motorcycle dealership might open in downtown Libertyville

    Motorcycle dealership might open in downtown Libertyville
    Libertyville officials have worked since 1951 to remove car dealerships from downtown, but now a motorcycle dealership is poised to take over the vacant Arden's Furniture store. Following a pitch from a prospective business owner, village trustees...
  • Where are the Chicago-area construction projects in 2015?

     Where are the Chicago-area construction projects in 2015?
    A boatload of transportation projects, including completion of the first phase of the Chicago Riverwalk extension, will be launched or resume in early 2015, regardless of whether an early spring is in the offing. That's because in northeastern Illinois,...
  • Yes, you can check your cellphone while driving -- but is it worth it?

    Last September, Andreas Sundquist was on his way to San Francisco International Airport to pick up his girlfriend when traffic on Highway 101 near Redwood City suddenly came to a stop. Fearing he'd be late, he picked up his smartphone to check the GPS...
  • Roundabouts gaining traction in Pennsylvania

    Roundabouts gaining traction in Pennsylvania
    It's a trend likely to evoke images of Chevy Chase clumsily driving his "European Vacation" family around a seemingly endless London roundabout for hours. Those intimidating traffic-light-free circular intersections will multiply across Pennsylvania...
  • I-405 bridges get retrofit

    For the next year, drivers along the 405 Freeway in Costa Mesa and Irvine are going to see construction equipment and crews. The California Department of Transportation has begun work on retrofitting two bridges over the freeway: Bear Street in Costa...