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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Raising the speed limit won't increase traffic fatalities

    Raising the speed limit won't increase traffic fatalities
    Letter writer Jacqueline S. Gillan says Gov. Larry Hogan should veto a bill that would raise the speed limit to 70 mph because it will increase traffic deaths in Maryland ("Hogan should veto 70 mph limit," April 9). Yet she also states that traffic...
  • Milwaukee Avenue delays on the way

    Milwaukee Avenue delays on the way
    Motorists who drive Milwaukee Avenue will soon see delays ranging from Lake Cook Road to downtown Libertyville. The Illinois Department of Transportation announced two resurfacing projects would start on April 6 and could go until August. Weather,...
  • North side residents ready themselves for sewer work

    North side residents ready themselves for sewer work
    River Forest homeowners are resigned to the inconvenience a multi-million-dollar sewer project will bring. "It's going to be a mess," said Ira Asher, who lives on Keystone Avenue, north of Greenfield Street, where prep work for the project began April...
  • SHA holds info sessions on Route 175 expansion

    SHA holds info sessions on Route 175 expansion
    The State Highway Administration will host community meetings in Odenton Monday and Wednesday to discuss widening projects on Route 175. The projects at Reece and Mapes roads will add turn lanes at the two intersections in both directions to reduce...
  • Road work to cause major delays on Hampton Roads' interstates and at bridges, tunnels

    Road work to cause major delays on Hampton Roads' interstates and at bridges, tunnels
    Prepare to give yourself extra time at some local bridges and tunnels and on major interstates across Hampton Roads starting Sunday. The Virginia Department of Transportation has several scheduled projects that are expected to close lanes.  Peninsula...
  • Construction at Downers Grove Metra Station resumes Monday

    Construction at Downers Grove Metra Station resumes Monday
    Construction is set to resume Monday on a long-delayed project to improve the platforms and increase safety at the Downers Grove Main Street Metra Station. The east ends of the in-bound and out-bound boarding platforms will be closed to commuters...
  • Winnetka finally OKs Hubbard Woods Park renovation

    Winnetka finally OKs Hubbard Woods Park renovation
    After six months of making its way through the village approval process, the Winnetka Park District finally received permission to renovate Hubbard Woods Park. At the April 9 Winnetka Village Council meeting, Park District officials were given final...
  • Church bus chase ends with use of tire-deflation device

    Church bus chase ends with use of tire-deflation device
    Officers with a handful of law enforcement agencies spent Thursday night in a chase with a church bus allegedly stolen from Fairhaven Baptist Church outside of Chesterton. The chase, which began around 8 p.m. and never went over the speed limit, ended...
  • Officials dig into economic growth in road project

    Officials dig into economic growth in road project
    Merrillville town officials Friday broke ground on the fourth phase of the Mississippi Street road reconstruction project, a $9.2 million endeavor that officials say will drive economic development, improve safety and relieve traffic flow along the...
  • Joe Orr extension in works

    Joe Orr extension in works
    An extension of Joe Orr Road east of Torrence Avenue to Burnham Avenue in Lynwood is among the road projects planned by the Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways. It's the second phase of a project to rebuild, realign and extend Joe...
  • Orioles opener set, so are roadway modifications

    Orioles opener set, so are roadway modifications
    State and local transportation officials said that modifications will be in effect on local roads and rails during the Orioles regular season home opener on Friday afternoon. The Baltimore City Department of Transportation said those driving to the...