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  • Summer projects include resurfacing Fairview Avenue

    Summer projects include resurfacing Fairview Avenue
    Downers Grove officials have a full slate of roadwork projects planned to begin this spring and summer, including resurfacing one major road and continuing repair and maintenance of others. A $1.4 million project to resurface Fairview Avenue between...
  • The summer the Deadheads came Truckin' into town

    The summer the Deadheads came Truckin' into town
    Depending on your point of view, it was the summer that Tinley Park either became hip or got invaded. In July of 1990, some 60,000 Deadheads, a good half of them "looking for a miracle," descended on the suburb's newly opened World Music Theatre,...
  • Hope springs eternal with new, dedicated bike lane in Lake County

    Hope springs eternal with new, dedicated bike lane in Lake County
    With the arrival of outdoor-recreation season comes one or more friendly reminders about bicycles on roadways, courtesy of Secretary of State Jesse White and/or Illinois state statute: On most roadways, bicyclists have the same rights and...
  • Bumby Avenue closed: 20-month resurfacing, drainage project begins

    A 1-mile residential stretch of Bumby Avenue in northeast Orlando closed today for nearly two years, as part of a construction project aimed at resurfacing the well-worn roadway and repairing its drainage system. Bumby is closed to through traffic from...
  • Jeep recall

    Nearly two years after agreeing to recall 1.56 million older Jeeps that could catch fire in rear-end crashes, the maker of the vehicles has repaired only a fraction of the Jeeps covered by the recall, according to documents filed with federal safety...
  • Crayola Experience notches record attendance

    Crayola Experience notches record attendance
    Foot traffic is up 20 percent at the Crayola Experience, and that boosts motor vehicle traffic and parking pressures in downtown Easton as well. Especially this time of year. April 3 through 10 — encompassing Easter, Passover and, for some, spring...
  • Tavares to get first Publix, Dunkin' Donuts

    TAVARES — Construction on a new Publix off State Road 19 could start by fall, and workers putting it up will be able to snag a cup of coffee just to the north at a new Dunkin' Donuts as they roll to work. Negotiations on how to get traffic in...
  • State Hosting Weeklong Sessions About Replacing I-84 Viaduct

    State Hosting Weeklong Sessions About Replacing I-84 Viaduct
    HARTFORD — When Connecticut tears down the deteriorating I-84 viaduct and rebuilds as much as 2 miles of the highway, the impact promises to be enormous: Years of construction, delays and detours in the middle of the city. "At $4 billion to $5...
  • Milwaukee Avenue to be resurfaced starting April 20

    For the past several years, the village of Niles has been working with the Illinois Department of Transportation toward a plan to improve the condition and appearance of various state roadways in town. The next improvement to take place in Niles is the...
  • Crawford Avenue construction begins April 20

    As the warmer weather triggers the start of construction season, long-term lane closures planned as part of the two-year-long Crawford Avenue reconstruction project are set to begin next week. A four-month break in the project allowed traffic flow...
  • Downtown Plainfield face lift focuses on sidewalks, landscaping

     Downtown Plainfield face lift focuses on sidewalks, landscaping
    Downtown Plainfield's Lockport Street is getting a bit of a face lift this spring as work crews repair cracked, faded and stained walkways and replace landscaping. The "refresh" project for the downtown district's main street began earlier this month...