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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Va. agency to honor highway workers killed in work zones

    Virginia transportation workers killed in work zone accidents will be honored during a vigil this week. The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold the vigil on Wednesday at the VDOT Workers' Memorial along Interstate 64 on Afton Mountain. The...
  • Potholes turn area roads into moonscapes

    Potholes turn area roads into moonscapes
    Rick Dauscher and Jason Schimenek sometimes get more dirty looks than an Allentown pothole. And they're two of the guys who fill them. You might be familiar with their work. That blob of fresh blacktop in the 700 block of Greenleaf Street is a...
  • TRAFFIC: Delays on both sides of HRBT, Downtown Tunnel west backed up

    At the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, westbound traffic is backed up to Granby Street. Eastbound traffic is backed up to LaSalle Avenue. Westbound traffic at the Downtown Tunnel is backed up to Campostella and Brambleton. At the Midtown Tunnel,...
  • Charter school build likely to begin next year

    The construction of a new building for Coral Springs Charter School, in the parking lot of Coral Springs Center for the Arts, is likely to begin in the summer of 2016. The school is expected to open in the fall of 2017. The results of a traffic study to...
  • Minnesota Republicans stake out $7B plan for roads, bridges

    House and Senate Republican leaders unveiled a $7 billion plan on Monday to upgrade Minnesota's roads and bridges that would tap into the state's budget surplus, reroute existing tax revenue and borrow billions over the next decade. The plan is smaller...
  • Golf Road resurfacing to begin end of March

    Beginning March 30, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will be resurfacing Golf Road from West of Potter Road to Washington Street, officials said in a release. Contractor Arrow Road Construction will complete asphalt overlay work in...
  • MTA bus improvement plan, mired in politics, faces uncertain future

    MTA bus improvement plan, mired in politics, faces uncertain future
    The Maryland Transit Administration's signature effort to improve its troubled Baltimore-area bus system — already delayed for nearly a year — faces an uncertain future because of new skepticism from the administration of Gov. Larry Hogan....
  • Elon Musk: Model S not a car but a 'sophisticated computer on wheels'

    Elon Musk: Model S not a car but a 'sophisticated computer on wheels'
    In a move that demonstrates how the mechanical and electronic worlds are converging, Tesla Motors plans to update many of its Model S sedans with functions that include automatic braking when the vehicle senses a pending collision, a partial autopilot...
  • Transit-oriented apartment projects a positive development

    Transit-oriented apartment projects a positive development
    "Plop architecture" is the name I gave to one of the biggest urban design faults of Chicago's pre-recession building boom. It was my pejorative description of the graceless combinations of hulking condo towers crudely stacked atop massive parking garages....
  • Road construction stinks, but not as much as sewage

    Road construction stinks, but not as much as sewage
    For the next six months, it's going to be some slow going on New York Street and Galena Boulevard on the near East Side. Chunks of those two major thoroughfares are down to one lane now and it's going to be that way for a while as the city begins...
  • Before We Have Spring, We Have Potholes: A Few Navigational Tips

    Before We Have Spring, We Have Potholes: A Few Navigational Tips
    Friday may have been the first day of spring, but I think a better name for this time of year is "pothole season." My daily commute is an obstacle course, with drivers weaving right and left to avoid all the craters in the road. Potholes are created...