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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Another patch put in place for highway and transit funding

    Congress has sent President Barack Obama a bill to keep highway and transit aid flowing to states for another two months and prevent shutdown of summer construction projects. The Senate approved the bill by voice vote early Saturday; the measure passed...
  • New Indiana law requires drivers not speeding to move over

    Motorists obeying the speed limit in the left lanes of highways soon will be required to move over to allow faster vehicles to pass them or risk a $500 fine under a new Indiana law. The law signed by Gov. Mike Pence earlier this month and taking effect...
  • County to begin inspections on smaller bridges

    County to begin inspections on smaller bridges
    All 210 bridges on roadways maintained by Carroll County will be inspected in 2015, including 21 that are too short to qualify for federal funding, thanks a county agreement with the state that will allow for the short bridges to be reviewed. Carroll...
  • Goodbye, parallel parking

    Goodbye, parallel parking
    Let's dispel any potential misconception right up front that Baltimore suffers from an abundance of motorists who are excessively skilled at parallel parking. One can drive a lifetime in the suburbs without parking one's car alongside a curb, but in the...
  • Limited auto repair facility approved after revised staff position

    Limited auto repair facility approved after revised staff position
    The Skokie Village Board Monday, May 18, signed off on a special use permit for a new automobile repair facility that came with a change in Village Staff's recommendation. In a split vote, the Plan Commission had narrowly recommended against the special...
  • Manchester DUI Checkpoint Set For Saturday

    Manchester DUI Checkpoint Set For Saturday
    MANCHESTER — Police are to conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday night and early Sunday. The checkpoint will be on Pleasant Valley Road from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., police said. Local officers and members of the regional Metro Traffic Services...
  • 18 killed when bus hits garment workers' van in Cambodia

    At least 18 garment workers were killed and nearly two dozen injured in eastern Cambodia when their van was hit by a speeding bus, prompting a plea from Prime Minister Hun Sen for drivers to slow down to make the country's roads safer. "The problem of...
  • No video to help Amtrak probe _ despite NTSB recommendation

    Five years ago, federal accident investigators recommended that the government require video cameras in locomotive cabs to record engineers' actions. But it didn't happen. Now, that's left a gap in unraveling last week's fatal Amtrak derailment. It's...
  • TRAFFIC NEWSLETTER: Resurfacing projects could create driver headaches

    TRAFFIC NEWSLETTER: Resurfacing projects could create driver headaches
    Drivers should start planning for a summer of delays as two resurfacing projects will kick off in the coming weeks. According to PennDOT, a Route 209 resurfacing project in Schuylkill County will start June 1 and lead to lane closures from 7 a.m. until...
  • Route 209 resurfacing project begins in June

    Route 209 resurfacing project begins in June
    A project to resurface U.S. Route 209 in Blythe, Schuylkill and Walker townships, and Middleport and Tamaqua boroughs in Schuylkill County will begin June 1, according to PennDOT. The pavement improvement project is financed with state funds from...
  • Route 946 to be resurfaced

    Daytime lane closures could create issues for motorists on State Route 946 starting Tuesday. According to a press release from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, PA 946 will be resurfaced in Bushkill, Lower Nazareth, Moore, and Upper...