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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • 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...
  • Resident settles federal case over feud with Washington Township officials

    Resident settles federal case over feud with Washington Township officials
    Sandra Miller settled her claims that Washington Township officials retaliated when she got involved in local affairs for just $18,000. But Miller said her federal lawsuit alleging the supervisors, administrator and zoning officer of the Lehigh County...
  • Company banned from Expressway Authority for 1 year

    A Port Orange company was suspended Thursday for a year from bidding on work at Metro Orlando's road-building agency. Masci General Contractor, Inc., was barred because it under-reported by more than $1 million how much money it had paid a woman-owned...
  • Ticked off! @credit card terminals

    I'm ticked off that on a local dirt road, a large flashing sign says, "Road Construction Begins 01-19-15" and they are yet to begin. I'm ticked off at the morons that back their vehicles into diagonal parking spaces. When they leave, they are moving...
  • If you own an older car, wash off the salt to prevent brake line corrosion

    If you own an older car, wash off the salt to prevent brake line corrosion
    Following an investigation into brake line failures, federal authorities are advising owners of older model vehicles to wash off the winter's road salt to prevent their brake lines from deteriorating. Vehicles made in 2007 and earlier may be susceptible...
  • Hogan should veto 70 mph limit

    Hogan should veto 70 mph limit
    The article, "Maryland traffic fatalities hit 66-year low" (March 24), was good news for Maryland motorists, but that may all change if Gov. Larry Hogan signs legislation to increase speed limits on Maryland interstates and expressways to 70 miles per...
  • Debris on I-83 south in city reported

    Debris on I-83 south in city reported
    Debris was reported on Interstate 83 south, past Old Pimlico Road in Baltimore, closing two lanes at about 10:15 a.m. Thursday morning, state highways officials said. The state Department of Transportation on Thursday morning reported two incidents...
  • Chicago reports drop in pothole complaints

    Chicago reports drop in pothole complaints
    Traffic congestion, jaywalkers and construction zones are still a nuisance, but Chicago drivers may face one less driving hazard this year as reports show the number of pothole complaints has dropped. According to the Chicago Department of...
  • Huizar, Molina differ sharply on development in acrimonious debate

     Huizar, Molina differ sharply on development in acrimonious debate
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and former county Supervisor Gloria Molina took jabs at each other Wednesday night during an acrimonious debate that contrasted the candidates' views on transportation and downtown development. Appearing at the...
  • Feb. 9 Letters: Route 460, Route 17 contractor, Dominion rates

    New proposed Route 460 plan The Jan. 13 front page article ["VDOT backs scaled down U.S. 460"] prompts many questions. It was my understanding that one of the primary reasons for the Route 460 widening was to move the port truck traffic. We've spent...
  • Maryland Senate votes to raise maximum speed limit to 70 mph

    Maryland Senate votes to raise maximum speed limit to 70 mph
    The top speed on some Maryland highways could go to 70 miles per hour under a bill passed by the Senate Thursday. The measure carried by a vote of 39 to 7, with dissenters warning increasing speed limits could cause more crashes and traffic fatalities....