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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • 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...
  • Southern Boulevard getting tech upgrades, changes ahead for Palm Beach County's only expressway

    Southern Boulevard getting tech upgrades, changes ahead for Palm Beach County's only expressway
    Some technology upgrades are coming to Southern Boulevard that will help ease traffic jams and give commuters more information on what's happening on the road. The Florida Department of Transportation is outfitting Palm Beach County's unique expressway...
  • Lincoln Street at railroad crossing closed until May 7

    Lincoln Street at railroad crossing closed until May 7
    Lincoln Street, from Hinsdale Avenue to Chestnut Street, is closed to vehicles and will stay closed until May 7, as a water main is being installed. The railroad crossing at Lincoln also is closed for that period. The sidewalks will remain open during...
  • SHA to use zipper machine at Md. 140 bridge work

    The Maryland State Highway Administration has elected to utilize a technology never before used in the state to ensure traffic along Md. 140 near the border of Carroll and Baltimore counties remains smooth while the bridge over Liberty Reservoir is...
  • Need a zombie fix? Maybe IDOT can help

    Need a zombie fix? Maybe IDOT can help
    Suffering from zombie withdrawal after "The Walking Dead" season finale last month? Need something to take the undead edge off until we see what happens to Carl, his annoying hat and the rest of the gang? Look no further than the Illinois Department...
  • Motorcyclist flees, crashes into squad car

    Motorcyclist flees, crashes into squad car
    A Crestwood man is facing multiple charges after leading Midlothian police on a game of cat and mouse for more than an hour on his motorcycle before crashing into the chief's squad car. An officer first spotted 29-year-old John David-Cook committing...
  • Lane closure in city, Green Line repairs after bridge collapse

    Lane closure in city, Green Line repairs after bridge collapse
    The Baltimore City Department of Transportation said that a temporary lane closure along westbound Orleans Street at the Central Avenue intersection will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday. The closure due to construction will remain in effect for about four...
  • Bilter Road residents say construction is causing flooding

    Bilter Road residents say construction is causing flooding
    Willie Cox said this week the situation on his Bilter Road property in Aurora is simple: before the Chicago Premium Outlets mall began building its new entrance and parking lot, he never had water in his yard. Now, he said, he does. "There is water in...
  • Grumbles follow rumble of trucks at Lower Macungie warehouse site

    Grumbles follow rumble of trucks at Lower Macungie warehouse site
    Truck traffic entering a construction site prompted Linda Leayman to ask for a break. The Lower Macungie resident attended the township Planning Commission meeting Tuesday in anticipation of a land development presentation by Liberty Property Trust for...
  • Incidents prompt lane closures during morning rush hour

    Incidents prompt lane closures during morning rush hour
    Several incidents along local roadways caused lane closures during Wednesday's rainy commute, according to the state Department of Transportation. All westbound traffic on MD 27 in Westminster is closed at MD 26 due to a utility problem at 5:32 a.m.,...
  • Lake County gives green light to road construction season

    Lake County gives green light to road construction season
    Springtime road-construction contracts approved by the Lake County Board this week included projects as large as the second phase of the Peterson Road overhaul west of Route 83 and as relatively small as the resurfacing of Center Street in Grayslake...