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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Expect road closure Wednesday on westbound Atlantic Avenue

    Expect road closure Wednesday on westbound Atlantic Avenue
    Drivers can expect road closures Wednesday of the westbound lanes of Atlantic Avenue, just west of Northeast Seventh Avenue. Contractors will be installing a steel gas main and be working underground on utility improvements. The work coincides with...
  • TRAFFIC: Crash cleared after vehicle overturns on I-64W in Hampton

    TRAFFIC: Crash cleared after vehicle overturns on I-64W in Hampton
    Traffic is now moving following a multi-vehicle crash involving an overturned vehicle on westbound I-64 in Hampton. The west left shoulder, left lane and center lane are closed. Traffic is backed up about 3 miles, according to VDOT.   The crash...
  • Deep into the night, Elgin clears its downtown of snow

    Deep into the night, Elgin clears its downtown of snow
    Downtown Elgin buzzed into the wee hours of Friday morning like a frozen garden filled with big, mechanical worker bees. Snow plows pushed fallen flakes from piles along sidewalks and in parking lots. That was put on trucks and carted off to an empty...
  • Officials: Closing Eighth Street Bridge could speed up repairs by a year

     Officials: Closing Eighth Street Bridge could speed up repairs by a year
    Officials are considering closing both lanes of Allentown's Albertus L. Meyers Bridge in hopes of shaving almost a year off restorations to the span. Ron Young, regional spokesman for PennDOT, confirmed Wednesday that state officials are looking into...
  • Traffic: Two lanes reopen near site of water main break

    Traffic: Two lanes reopen near site of water main break
    The Baltimore City Department of Transportation said Friday morning that two right lanes on northbound Gay Street are open at Fayette Street, where a water main break had closed the roadway since Wednesday. Elsewhere, the state Department of...
  • 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....
  • Whole Foods to anchor posh apartment complex in downtown L.A.

     Whole Foods to anchor posh apartment complex in downtown L.A.
    A ritzy 700-unit apartment complex, anchored by a prominent supermarket on the ground floor, is rising in resurging downtown Los Angeles. The project, called Eighth & Grand, is one of several residential and retail developments that are transforming...
  • Construction ending on eastbound I-595 near airport

    Construction ending on eastbound I-595 near airport
    Q: What's with the phony construction zone on eastbound Interstate 595 near Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport? There are orange barrels and four speed limit reductions from 65 mph to 35 mph between I-95 and U.S. 1, but one thing is missing...
  • Lake County doubles work zone speeding ticket revenue

    Lake County doubles work zone speeding ticket revenue
    After nearly doubling its revenue from speeding tickets in construction work zones last year, the Lake County Sheriff's Office is planning to double down on its success by further increasing those patrols when the construction season picks back up in...
  • $10,711,667 for street maintenance and repair

    The city has budgeted $10,711,667 on street maintenance and repair – a division of the Public Works Department – this fiscal year. The division's 66 employees have been hard at work in recent days patching potholes that formed due to...
  • Ivanhoe Boulevard exit being permanently closed on Interstate 4

    Ivanhoe Boulevard exit being permanently closed on Interstate 4
    For months leading up to the start of construction, the state was cautioning motorists that the I-4 Ultimate project would lead to some disruptions in local commuting patterns. Now the state is ready to get down to the nitty gritty, by noting a major...