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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Congress OKs highway funding fix at last minute, but problem isn't solved

    WASHINGTON Hours before the federal government was set to reduce payments to states for road and bridge projects, Congress approved a temporary fix Thursday that would maintain funding through the middle of next year. But in some ways, the damage already...
  • UCLA-area water main break spews millions of gallons

    UCLA-area water main break spews millions of gallons
    A 90-year-old water main burst under Sunset Boulevard on Tuesday, producing a raging geyser that sent 8 million to 10 million gallons of water onto the UCLA campus, flooding several buildings, including the famed Pauley Pavilion. It took the Los Angeles...
  • Green PennDOT service trucks still towing strong

    Q: Driving Route 22 every day from Bethlehem to west Allentown, I have noticed that the PennDOT Highway Service Patrol vehicles have been a welcome addition to aid motorists. However, nowhere on the trucks is a phone number. On numerous occasions I have...
  • Turnpike widening: What's the ultimate destination?

    Q: The progress on adding extra lanes on the Turnpike's Northeast Extension, I-476, from the mainline Turnpike to Lansdale is just stunning and monumental, but it all ceases just past mile marker 26, and it looks as though the effort will have to begin...
  • Brazil takes stock after World Cup comes to an end

    Brazil takes stock after World Cup comes to an end
    RIO DE JANEIRO -- As the last of the World Cup visitors headed for the airports Monday, Brazilians began to reclaim the pristine beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema while traffic in Sao Paulo returned to its regular weekday snarl and the seaside hotels in...
  • Eustis man working on safety project killed in work zone hit-run accident

    Eustis man working on safety project killed in work zone hit-run accident
    A truck barreled through a construction zone in Lakeland early Wednesday, killing a 44-year-old employee from Eustis who was wearing reflective clothing as he worked on a pedestrian-safety project. "Knocked him right out of his boots," said David...
  • FDOT hosting public hearing in Groveland on resurfacing project

    Next week, the Florida Department of Transportation will be holding a public information meeting to explain ongoing plans for an upcoming highway resurfacing project. The meeting is Wednesday, Aug. 13  from 5-7 p.m. in the E.L. Puryear building at...
  • Morse Museum and other Park Avenue businesses boosted by SunRail

    Morse Museum and other Park Avenue businesses boosted by SunRail
    It’s been an encouraging sign for the Florida Department of Transportation that they’re already getting the number of riders needed by the end of 2014 to make SunRail a success. In Winter Park, though, there’s another optimistic sign:...
  • Century Boulevard intersection near LAX to shut last weekend in July

    Century Boulevard intersection near LAX to shut last weekend in July
    They're calling it the Century Crunch. Although it's not expected to be a full on 405 Freeway-style Carmageddon, L.A. transit and airport officials are advising travelers who rely on Century Boulevard for access to Los Angeles International Airport...
  • Grand Prix road work costs still increasing

    Grand Prix road work costs still increasing
    Nearly a year after the last race car whizzed down Baltimore's streets, road work for the Grand Prix Indycar race is still costing the city money.  On Wednesday, city officials are set to authorize a $485,000 payment to P. Flanigan & Sons Inc. for...
  • Letter: There's no noise from the loading dock

    RE: “Mixed-use project likely to gain full approval,” July 10. I was shocked to see this project would be located on the corner of Pacific Avenue and Broadway. My wife and I live around the corner on Ivy Street. Someone needs to explain to...