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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Harrison Street, Allentown

    Harrison Street between the Eighth Street overpass and Lehigh Street in Allentown temporarily closed today, and will remain so for the next two to three weeks, according to city officials. The street must be closed, and traffic detoured, because of...
  • Interstates 78 and 80; Route 33; Harrison Street, Allentown

    Lane restriction, Interstate 78 eastbound between Lenhartsville and Hamburg, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday, reflector installation. Lane restriction, Interstate 78 between Route 373 and Route 61, eastbound 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, westbound 9...
  • Red Line roadblock [Editorial]

    Red Line roadblock  [Editorial]
    Last month, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz wrote a letter to Maryland Transportation Secretary James T. Smith Jr. indicating his displeasure with certain aspects of the proposed Red Line light rail project. He doesn't want the county to...
  • Northbrook takes step to improve intersection

    Northbrook takes step to improve intersection
    Balking at spending the $60,000 recommended by a consultant to improve the intersection of Cedar Lane and Walters Avenue, Northbrook officials decided to try delineators as a less expensive means of smoothing traffic flow and increasing safety....
  • Tinley Park delays tickets for late vehicle sticker buyers

    Tinley Park delays tickets for late vehicle sticker buyers
    Tinley Park officials have announced a delay on police citations for residents who have failed to purchase their vehicle stickers by the June 30 deadline. Police officers will not ticket anyone who hasn't bought a vehicle sticker until Aug. 16, the...
  • Parking lot improvement project begins in St. Charles

    Parking lot improvement project begins in St. Charles
    Renovations to St. Charles' municipal parking lot began Monday, though portions of the lot remained open as contractors began taking measurements of the area. The more than $1 million construction project to replace the lot located between the city's...
  • 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...
  • Lower speed limit in College Park among measures to boost pedestrian safety

    Lower speed limit in College Park among measures to boost pedestrian safety
    The Maryland State Highway Administration plans to lower the speed limit and add median fencing and a new traffic light on U.S. 1 near the University of Maryland, College Park, after a startling number of pedestrian deaths on the road. Officials decided...
  • What Congress should do to fix the Highway Trust Fund

    The House and Senate have put forth plans to temporarily fill the Highway Trust Fund, which is used to pay for road, bridge and public transit construction but is expected to go broke this summer. Though the details differ in the two proposals, the result...
  • State Roads Need More Than Federal Fiscal Patch

    State Roads Need More Than Federal Fiscal Patch
    This comes as no surprise to anyone who has to drive on Farmington Avenue in Hartford, but Connecticut's roads are in rough shape. According to a report released Monday by the White House, 41 percent of the state's roads are in poor condition, which...
  • 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...