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  • 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...
  • Game Farm Road, Route 34 in Yorkville closed starting Monday

    Game Farm Road, Route 34 in Yorkville closed starting Monday
    The work on widening and improving Game Farm Road and Somonauk Street in Yorkville begins Monday with the closing of the intersection of Game Farm and Route 34. Geneva Construction Co. will start the work Monday and expect to get it done in three phases...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Road work for the week of March 22

    Road work for the week of March 22
    The following construction and road work is planned for the week of March 22, 2015. LEHIGH COUNTY Route 145: A moving operation for crack sealing will create traffic stoppages between Sumner Avenue and Route 329 in Whitehall from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m....
  • Taking SunRail to the Winter Park art show? Schedule highlights here

    Taking SunRail to the Winter Park art show? Schedule highlights here
    The first thing you need to know about this weekend's SunRail schedule is when the last train leaves the Winter Park station. If you're heading south the last train leaves at 3:36 p.m. If you're heading north the last train leaves at 4:41 p.m....