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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Gift shop at the Delray Marketplace is all in the family

    Gift shop at the Delray Marketplace is all in the family
    Population is on the rise in western Delray Beach, and it's attracting new businesses. Mother-and-daughter duo Brent Brewster and Brooke Bell recently opened Pizazz gift boutique in the Delray Marketplace. They chose the site for the locale's rapid...
  • I-75 work ramps up with mountain of dirt

    I-75 work ramps up with mountain of dirt
    The work to build a highway within an existing highway is only beginning, but already Interstate 75 looks like a major construction zone. Four express lanes -- two in each direction – are under construction in the highway's median from I-595 to...
  • Turnarounds on Alligator Alley for official use only

    Turnarounds on Alligator Alley for official use only
    Q: There used to be deceleration lanes on Alligator Alley before the entrance to the boat ramps on the south side of highway. You could turn around in the median and enter the rest area with the boat ramps. How do you access the boat ramp now from...
  • Promote bicycle usage for 101 York Road residents [Letter]

    The proposed multi-unit housing on York Road, 101 York, is opposed by some Towson community members for many reasons. One concern is the limited amount of parking provided for the residents — which are likely to be students — as well as...
  • No federal funds to help state enforce ban on drivers texting

    Pennsylvania's law banning texting while driving is challenging for police to enforce, but not tough enough to qualify for federal money to help them, police and transportation officials say. Only Connecticut, among dozens of states with anti-texting...
  • New Bitgood Road bridge open for traffic

    A higher, longer, wider bridge over Hopeville Pond on Bitgood Road opened for business Nov 26, with the Griswold Senior Center bus serving as the first vehicle to drive over the new $1.3 million span. The bridge, the second to be replaced along Bitgood...
  • Overnight parking ban starts today

    Overnight parking ban starts today
    Drivers, watch where you park. Chicago's winter overnight parking ban started early Monday.  Regardless of snow, parking is banned from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. from Dec. 1 to March 31 on 107 miles of main streets where permanent no-parking signs are posted....
  • A Changing Road Map: CT Highways To Gradually Get New Exit Numbers

    Exits on I-395 will be getting new numbers next year, and a similar change is coming for I-95 and Route 8 sometime after that. That means drivers will need to get acquainted with different exit numbers if they want to remember the location of a favorite...
  • Test-driving a truck with the newest smart features included

    Test-driving a truck with the newest smart features included
    For a 5,360-pound pickup, the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 makes a surprisingly nimble mobile office. While luxury automakers Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi tiptoe into on-board Internet access, General Motors is loading most of its 2015 pickups, SUVs and...
  • Chicago drivers, slow down. This isn't Frogger.

    Chicago drivers, slow down. This isn't Frogger.
    You know those fluorescent signs positioned in the roadway that warn of pedestrian crossings? The ones that read in bold lettering, "STOP"? Take a moment, Chicago drivers, to let this sink in: You're plowing into them. Routinely. That doesn't bode...
  • Broward Sheriff's Office campaign focuses on pedestrian, bicycle safety

    Broward Sheriff's Office campaign focuses on pedestrian, bicycle safety
    The Broward Sheriff's Office launched a campaign this month with the goal of reducing traffic crashes and fatalities involving pedestrians and bicyclists. The Sheriff's Office received $118,523 from the Florida Department of Transportation and the...