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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Route 25 at Stearns to close at night for week of bridge work

    Route 25 at Stearns to close at night for week of bridge work
    Eight years after building began, the Stearns Road bridge and road extension project is still causing headaches for motorists. Each night during this week, March 30-April 3, the road that carries both Route 25 and Stearns Road for a half mile along...
  • UCF professor, students to study driving in foggy conditions

    A UCF engineering professor has been awarded a grant to conduct a study in hopes of making driving in fog safer. The Florida Department of Transportation awarded UCF's Mohamed Abdel-Aty a $2 million grant to collect real time driving data from sections...
  • Naperville commuters use the buddy system

    Naperville commuters use the buddy system
    Naperville residents Dan Kearns and Milind Dighe both contend that they have lucked out. As part of two separate Pace van pools, despite varied personalities, cultural differences, close quarters, and commuting long distances, riders typically get...
  • Crash closes Route 17 at Gloucester County line

    Crash closes Route 17 at Gloucester County line
    A crash involving a tractor trailer truck closed a portion of Route 17 Friday afternoon, March 27, in Middlesex County just north of the Gloucester County line, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). Sgt. Michelle Anaya with...
  • Warmer weather means sharing the road

    Jimmy Mudgett hasn't bought a new bike since being hit by a car while cycling on Md. 31 last year, but he knows he'll have to get back on the road soon. Only eight months removed from surgery to repair a fractured back, Mudgett is training for an...
  • Repairs to delay I-95 express lanes, add $5 million to cost

    Repairs to delay I-95 express lanes, add $5 million to cost
    If you drive on Interstate 95 in south Broward, prepare to deal with several extra months of construction and pay an extra $5 million for that delay. Problems with pavement mean the new express lanes won't be finished until at least mid-summer, maybe...
  • Deputies: Suspect tried to strike cop with stolen car

    Deputies: Suspect tried to strike cop with stolen car
    A Sunrise man with a suspended Florida driver's license is accused of trying to strike a Broward Sheriff's detective with a stolen car and ramming an unmarked patrol SUV twice. Darasan Joel Bispham, 27, was taken into custody Thursday after detectives...
  • City to close roads for pavilion beams

    City to close roads for pavilion beams
    Streets near Central Park and surrounding the Porter County Administration Building will be closed off for three mornings during the end of March and start of April. The closings will are scheduled from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday and on April 3 and 9 as...
  • Report: Man charged in Bridgeport killing is hospitalized

    The arraignment of a man charged with killing a road construction worker in Bridgeport has been delayed while he is hospitalized. The Connecticut Post reports (http://bit.ly/1xG89xM ) that Gregory Weathers Jr. was supposed to be arraigned Friday in...
  • State safety officials raise concerns about distracted walking

    State safety officials raise concerns about distracted walking
    Distracted drivers attached to their cell phones have been getting plenty of heat in recent years for making South Florida roads more dangerous. But pedestrians walking and talking or texting on their cell phones also could be putting themselves in...
  • 'We support our local police' scrawled on stolen car in pursuit near Disneyland

    'We support our local police' scrawled on stolen car in pursuit near Disneyland
    The driver of a stolen car with “We support our local police dept.” written on the back window and packed with people led police on a winding, speeding chase Friday on the streets near Disneyland. The chase started in Buena Park, and by...