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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • DUI crackdown begins today

    DUI crackdown begins today
    A national crackdown on impaired begins today and lasts through the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 1. Local participating agencies in the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" effort include @SunrisePoliceFL, @MiramarPD and Plantation Police. ...
  • Street artist Reed Bmore stages a high wire act

    Street artist Reed Bmore stages a high wire act
    The girl in the tire swing is swaying above North Avenue, sneakers pointing to a traffic light. A block away, the Natty Boh guy and the Utz girl speed away on their wedding day, cans trailing behind their car. And then there's Cupid, aiming an arrow...
  • Lane restrictions on I-78 in Berks

    Traffic is restricted to a single lane of travel in each direction on Interstate 78 in Bethel Township, Berks County, according to PennDOT. The restriction went into effect Wednesday morning and is expected to continue into Saturday. Officials said a...
  • Heavy rains lead to water rescues, road detours

    Heavy rains lead to water rescues, road detours
    Tuesday's torrential rain — the most to fall in one day in more than 80 years — shut down portions of major roadways, stranded dozens of motorists, including some who had to be rescued, and caused dangerous flash floods throughout the region....
  • Plan may squeeze Philadelophia's beloved Rodin Museum

    PHILADELPHIA The Rodin Museum is a beloved Philadelphia icon, a taut little neoclassical temple designed for the city's major Parkway by one of the city's master architects, Paul Philippe Cret. The City Branch rail bed is a cultural treasure of a very...
  • Woman Sexually Assaulted After Work In Hartford; Good Samaritans Chase, Hold Suspect For Police

    Woman Sexually Assaulted After Work In Hartford; Good Samaritans Chase, Hold Suspect For Police
    HARTFORD — A state employee was attacked and sexually assaulted as she headed from her office to a Capitol Avenue parking lot Monday afternoon, and two Good Samaritans who heard the victim's screams chased down and held the suspect, police said....
  • TRAFFIC: Emergency road work blocks 1 lane on Route 17

    On Route 17 southbound at the James River Bridge, emergency road work has blocked the left lane. Eastbound traffic on I-64 in Hampton is backed up 2 miles at the HRBT. Eastbound traffic backup about 1 mile in Portsmouth near US-58W on VA-164....
  • Council backs Diamond Crestview parking restrictions to aid firefighting

    Council backs Diamond Crestview parking restrictions to aid firefighting
    Certain streets in Laguna Beach's Diamond Crestview neighborhood are likely to lose some parking spaces during high fire-danger days to allow fire equipment maneuvering room. The City Council voted 4 to 0 on Tuesday to allow fire authorities to close 35...
  • Menards battle over, neighbors begin working with village

     Menards battle over, neighbors begin working with village
    The battle to prevent a Menards store from coming to Vernon Hills has ended and formerly combative residents now have moved to working with the village to deal with issues related to having a "big box" neighbor. Plans call for a 223,775-square-foot...
  • Officers sometimes go speeding by

    The abuse of power that is sometimes shown by officers, specifically with traffic citations, is very upsetting and a reason for concern. As a new driver, I always worry when passing an officer that he or she may not be in the mood to tolerate my three...
  • Oberweis criticizes Quinn veto of 60 mph trucks bill

    Oberweis criticizes Quinn veto of 60 mph trucks bill
    SPRINGFIELD — Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis says Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn was wrong to veto a bill that would have let big trucks go faster on interstate highways in the Chicago area. The governor on Monday cited recent semitrailer truck...