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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Federal gas tax hike on table

    — Before Congress hit the road for a five-week summer break, lawmakers checked one item off their to-do list: saving the federal Highway Trust Fund from running out of money within days. But that nearly $11 billion fix only pays for road and bridge...
  • Plotting an urban design path for Allentown

    Plotting an urban design path for Allentown
    With half a billion dollars in new construction already underway, and glittering new glass and steel structures stretching skyward, it might seem a bit late for Allentown to be developing an urban design and development plan. That puck is already in...
  • Glencoe officials close Sheridan Road for emergency repairs

    Glencoe officials close Sheridan Road for emergency repairs
    Officials in Glencoe said Wednesday the decision to declare an emergency closure of portions of Sheridan Road this week was made after village crews discovered a "void" under the roadway, which if collapsed, could prove dangerous. "Unfortunately, there...
  • Witnesses: Drowsy driving caused fatal Rt. 145 crash

    Witnesses at a hearing for a Walnutport teen accused of causing a horrific crash on Route 145 in North Whitehall that claimed the life of a 65-year-old woman said Wednesday the defendant admitted that drowsy driving may have caused the collision....
  • Delray raises fees for businesses that can't provide enough parking

    Delray raises fees for businesses that can't provide enough parking
    The penalty fee that Delray businesses pay if they can’t physically fit the number of parking spaces the city requires on their property is increasing for the first time since 2006. On Tuesday commissioners decided to bump up what business...
  • Legislator To Meet With DOT On I-84 Safety In West Hartford

    Legislator To Meet With DOT On I-84 Safety In West Hartford
    WEST HARTFORD — Two people have died on I-84 in West Hartford this week, prompting one of the town's state representatives to repeat his call for the state Department of Transportation to address safety issues along that stretch of interstate...
  • Newest bike lane could keep motorists, bicyclists out of each other's way

    Newest bike lane could keep motorists, bicyclists out of each other's way
    A new style of bike lane proposed for Clybourn Avenue could accomplish what local motorists and cyclists alike have struggled with: keeping cars and bicycles out of each other's way. Transportation officials and bike advocates are hoping Chicago's...
  • Breaking down Chicago's bike lanes

    Breaking down Chicago's bike lanes
    Chicago has more than 200 miles of bike lanes, and along with Mayor Emanuel's goal of making Chicago the most "bike-friendly" city are plans to construct or convert 100 miles of special bike lanes so they will be protected by barriers or buffers. The...
  • Macungie picks one-way, two-way for Cotton Street

    In a split vote, Macungie Council decided Monday to partially change the course of Cotton Street, the narrow east-west thoroughfare that parallels Main Street and allows access to Kalmbach Park. It will remain two-way from Chestnut Street to Lea Street,...
  • Main Street Car Cruise

    PUTNAM- The town of Putnam presents the Main Street Car Cruise on Sunday, Aug. 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Over 2,000 cars are expected to be on display in downtown. Main Street, Union Square and a portion of Kennedy Drive will be blocked to traffic...
  • Romeoville cop receives heroism award

     Romeoville cop receives heroism award
    A Romeoville police officer who helped save the life of a crash victim on a wintry December morning on Interstate 55 received an award for his efforts late last month. Woodsman "Woody" Jones, 39, a 14-year veteran of the force, was given the Fraternal...