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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Fatal Crash Closes I-91 South In New Haven

    Fatal Crash Closes I-91 South In New Haven
    NEW HAVEN — A fatal crash involving a dump truck forced police to close the southbound lanes of I-91 early Tuesday morning, according to the Department of Transportation. The highway was closed at exit 1, where it merges with I-95 until after 10 a....
  • Pipe construction underway in Tinley Park

    Pipe construction underway in Tinley Park
    Tinley Park officials have begun work on a $336,000 project to repair pipe culverts under the roadway on 161st Street and 160th Place. The project began Sept. 15 and should be finished Nov. 1, village officials said. The pipes are 50 years old and...
  • Toll booths hitting the road – except at Sun Life Stadium

    Toll booths hitting the road – except at Sun Life Stadium
    Eventually, there won't be any toll booths left on Florida's Turnpike -- except for the one at Sun Life Stadium. Officials say after football season ends, they will convert two of the nine lanes at the plaza to SunPass lanes. But the toll booth –...
  • OCTA vote upholds no-toll widening for 405 Freeway

    OCTA vote upholds no-toll widening for 405 Freeway
    The Orange County Transportation Authority board of directors voted 14-4 on Monday to move forward with a project to widen the 405 Freeway with additional general-purpose traffic lanes between the 605 Freeway and Costa Mesa. The decision reaffirmed a...
  • New stakeholder plans modernization for Shops at Kenilworth

    Local developer Greenberg Gibbons Commercial plans a "major refurbishment' of The Shops at Kenilworth after purchasing a stake in the Towson mall last month, the firm's CEO said. The mall, located just off Interstate 695 between Charles Street and York...
  • South Whitehall apartment project gets OK from planners

    South Whitehall apartment project gets OK from planners
    A plan to turn the farmland owned by Marvin and Darlene Bortz into hundreds of apartments and some retail outlets has advanced to South Whitehall Township commissioners for their approval. The township's Planning Commission last week signed off on plans...
  • Bristol To Close Federick Street Bridge Until June

    Bristol To Close Federick Street Bridge Until June
    BRISTOL - The city is advising motorists that starting Oct. 6, the Frederick Street bridge will be closed until late spring. The city has hired Dayton Construction to replace the bridge. The company is scheduled to remove it, making channel improvements...
  • More BGE work to shut two lanes of Light Street downtown

    More BGE work to shut two lanes of Light Street downtown
    The latest in a series of traffic-jamming construction projects on Light Street in the heart of downtown Baltimore will begin Sunday, as crews for Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. close two of the road's five southbound lanes. The work near the McKeldin...
  • State's locks, dams in urgent need of repair, report says

    State's locks, dams in urgent need of repair, report says
    Illinois needs more federal money to make urgent repairs to the state’s aging dams and locks, according to an Illinois Chamber of Commerce report being released Monday. “Billions of dollars in coal for power plants, grain, road salt,...
  • Chicago River bridge lifts cancelled Saturday; Wednesday next

    Chicago River bridge lifts cancelled Saturday; Wednesday next
    The movable bridge lifts on the Chicago River’s Main and South branches scheduled to start Saturday have been cancelled, with the next scheduled lift Wednesday, Sept. 24. According to Pete Scales, a spokesman for the city Department of...
  • U.S. Highway 441 construction in Fruitland Park complete

     U.S. Highway 441 construction in Fruitland Park complete
    FRUITLAND PARK — Businesses that dot U.S. Highway 27-441 have had two reasons to celebrate this summer. The three-year state Department of Transportation project that made it difficult for motorists to enter their establishments is over. Plus,...