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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • $35 million upgrade planned for Route 309 in Bucks, Montco

    A heavily traveled section of Route 309 in Bucks and Montgomery counties will get a $35 million overhaul. PennDOT is in the design phase of a project to revamp nine miles of the busy state roadway. The major road construction project will cross...
  • Highland Park OKs plan to address high school parking shortage

     Highland Park OKs plan to address high school parking shortage
    Highland Park High School seniors will have remote parking options in the upcoming school year, as city, park district and District 113 officials came up with a plan to offset parking lost due to construction. Highland Park City Council approved a...
  • Land acquisitions to begin for Deerfield Road sidewalk project

    Land acquisitions to begin for Deerfield Road sidewalk project
    Deerfield soon will begin acquiring private land from homeowners to allow for sidewalk improvements on the south side of Deerfield road, village officials said recently. It's hoped that new sidewalk will improve pedestrian safety by providing a parkway...
  • Mikulski, Cummings back long-term rail funds

    Mikulski, Cummings back long-term rail funds
    Two Maryland lawmakers joined Amtrak and Obama administration officials at Penn Station on Monday morning to call for long-term federal funding of transportation projects — pointing to Baltimore's 141-year-old passenger rail tunnel as a prime...
  • Oak Park offers valet service during garage closure

    Oak Park offers valet service during garage closure
    The Village of Oak Park is offering a valet service for downtown visitors while a parking garage near Lake Street and Forest Avenue is closed. The 340-space garage closed Aug. 4 and will remain closed for about 12 months during construction of a 21-...
  • Report: GM Can't Find 6.4 Percent of Ignition-Recalled Cars

     
    Of the 2.2 million small cars in the U.S. that GM recalled for faulty ignition switches, the automaker can't find nearly 140,000 owners. A July 25 regulatory filing to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that 139,592 recall notices......
  • Feds Fine Hyundai $17.35 Million for Late Recall on Genesis

     
    Hyundai has agreed to pay $17.35 million to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for failing to report in a timely manner a safety defect on the brakes of the 2009-12 Genesis. Related: More Recall News The penalty comes after......
  • Keep Montrose Beach family friendly

    Keep Montrose Beach family friendly
    Police broke up an illegal concert at Montrose Beach a few weekends ago, and suddenly there's talk of turning the parking lots into a bird sanctuary. That sounds like a fine idea — if you're a bird. If you're the driver of a minivan carrying two...
  • Kevin James, once a political outsider, now defends City Hall turf

    Kevin James, once a political outsider, now defends City Hall turf
    Stumping for votes as a mayoral candidate last year, Kevin James forged a reputation as a City Hall outsider sharply critical of what he saw as L.A.'s bumbling bureaucracy. But now, as the head of its powerful Board of Public Works, the former...
  • $140,800: Grounds and right-of-way maintenance

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. POQUOSON — For approximately 135 acres of public grounds — including...
  • 'Cajon Crawl' closure on Interstate 15 expected to bring major delays

    First we had "Carmageddon." Then came "Jamzilla." Now it's time for the "Cajon Crawl," a 65-hour closure on Interstate 15 this weekend. Two lanes of the four-lane 15 northbound -- between California 138 and Oak Hill Road -- will be closed from 10 p.m....