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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • 'Road diet' could reduce lanes on Route 31 in Geneva

    'Road diet' could reduce lanes on Route 31 in Geneva
    The city of Geneva is setting aside $208,000 for a possible reconfiguration of Illinois Route 31 that would reduce a stretch of the road from four lanes to two through lanes and one turn lane. A handful of residents, along with their aldermen, have been...
  • Pipe construction underway in Tinley Park

    Pipe construction underway in Tinley Park
    Tinley Park officials have begun work on a $336,000 project to repair pipe culverts under the roadway on 161st Street and 160th Place. The project began Sept. 15 and should be finished Nov. 1, village officials said. The pipes are 50 years old and...
  • National air bag recall hits Hampton Roads auto dealers

    National air bag recall hits Hampton Roads auto dealers
    HAMPTON — The calls have been steady, and the inquires limitless at the Priority Honda dealership in Hampton. "We've definitely experienced an increase in calls," said Dan Asble, Priority Honda Hampton service adviser. "Many of them are asking...
  • Car crashes at Hallandale police department after pursuit; 4 arrested

    Car crashes at Hallandale police department after pursuit; 4 arrested
    It may qualify as the shortest police pursuit ever, beginning with a traffic stop and ending about a quarter-mile later with a rollover crash in the parking lot of the Hallandale Beach Police Department. Officers had pulled over a Toyota about 2 a.m....
  • La Grange Road construction behind schedule

    La Grange Road construction behind schedule
    Orland Park drivers likely will have to put up with construction traffic from the La Grange Road widening project for a few extra months, Illinois Department of Transportation officials said. IDOT is still working toward its expected completion date...
  • The law is on cyclists' side, readers say

    The law is on cyclists' side, readers say
    Los Angeles drivers are protective of their road space, an attitude made clear by the three letters published Thursday admonishing cyclists to follow traffic laws strictly and to get out of the way of faster cars in exchange for a state law giving them...
  • Ramp to Sawgrass no longer free

    Ramp to Sawgrass no longer free
    Q: Why are they putting toll booths on the southbound on-ramp to the Sawgrass Expressway from Pat Salerno Drive? That ramp has always been free since they built it. It will change driving patterns and more traffic will go to Sunrise Boulevard to avoid the...
  • Uptown plans envision a village

    Uptown plans envision a village
    As plans move forward for uptown Fort Lauderdale's future, it's cars that are taking a back seat and pedestrians who are doing the driving. A new Urban Land Institute study says uptown's success depends on transforming the car-dependent employment...
  • Downtown Orlando streets could be reworked to slow traffic, encourage walking and biking

    Downtown Orlando streets could be reworked to slow traffic, encourage walking and biking
    In a notion that has been talked about for years, downtown Orlando's roads could be reworked to slow cars and trucks as a way to encourage more people to walk or ride their bikes. Among the possibilities: returning two-way traffic to streets such as...
  • OCTA vote upholds no-toll widening for 405 Freeway

    OCTA vote upholds no-toll widening for 405 Freeway
    The Orange County Transportation Authority board of directors voted Monday to move forward with a project to widen the 405 Freeway with additional general-purpose traffic lanes between the 605 Freeway and Costa Mesa. The decision reaffirmed a December...
  • Speed limit to go up on State Roads 417, 429

    Speed limit to go up on State Roads 417, 429
    Greater Orlando's expressway authority this morning hiked the speed limit 5 mph to 70 mph on two of its main toll roads, the 417 and 429, with the increase most likely taking effect in January. A recent agency study found that 85 percent of the...