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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Cheap loan to speed construction of Wekiva Parkway

    Cheap loan to speed construction of Wekiva Parkway
    Metro Orlando's road-building agency is speeding work on the Wekiva Parkway because it bagged what appears to be an historically low, long-term interest rate of 1.23 percent on a $194 million loan from the federal government. "The Wekiva Parkway has...
  • I-4 Ultimate work to start in middle of road

    I-4 Ultimate work to start in middle of road
    The $2.3 billion rebuild of Interstate 4 could be confusing for motorists when it starts in earnest early this summer because of what's known as lane shifting. That's when lanes that were open one day are closed, and ones that were closed are open...
  • St. Charles' Randall Road intersections to get updated traffic signals

    St. Charles' Randall Road intersections to get updated traffic signals
    Traffic signal updates to several St. Charles intersections along Randall Road from Fabyan Parkway to Silver Glen Road are planned for this summer — among them a flashing yellow arrow, a traffic indicator foreign to the area. A flashing yellow...
  • Kane County plans for flashing yellow arrow signals

    Kane County plans for flashing yellow arrow signals
    A flashing yellow arrow is not something familiar to drivers, but it will not affect how people drive — just make the roads safer. That is the message the Kane County Department of Transportation is trying to get across as it begins its efforts to...
  • Downtown Disney evolving into Disney Springs

    Downtown Disney evolving into Disney Springs
    I've explored Downtown Disney from land, over sea and by air in the past few weeks, and I had a happy realization. This extended transition into Disney Springs may work out just fine — eventually. That wasn't exactly my thought as I sat in the...
  • Major changes planned for Ivanhoe area because of I-4 Ultimate project

    Major changes planned for Ivanhoe area because of I-4 Ultimate project
    There are four zones that divide up the project known as the I-4 Ultimate, David Parks noted, each one covering a critical segment of this major highway reconstruction project. The zones are in Downtown Orlando, the Lake Ivanhoe area, Altamonte Springs,...
  • Tri-Rail's Miami Airport station to open April 5

    Tri-Rail's Miami Airport station to open April 5
    Tri-Rail's much-anticipated new Miami Airport Station will finally open to passengers on April 5. The opening will end nearly four years of construction and delays for passengers traveling to and from the airport. The station is part of the giant...
  • More 'Loop Link' traffic closures to start this week

    More 'Loop Link' traffic closures to start this week
    Drivers in the Loop will have more lane closures to deal with starting Friday, as part of a CTA project to create more clearly dedicated bus lanes. The Loop Link project is expected to increase speeds for buses traveling between rail stations in the...
  • SC senators advance bill that raises $800 million for roads

    The Senate Finance Committee advanced a bill Wednesday that raises roughly $800 million yearly for road and bridge work, a day after Gov. Nikki Haley pledged to veto it. A 16-7 vote sent to the Senate floor a bill that increases the state's gas tax by 12...
  • Sewer work has traffic down to one lane on Lake Street in Aurora

    Sewer work has traffic down to one lane on Lake Street in Aurora
    Sewer work on Lake Street in Aurora has reduced traffic to one lane from Cross Street to Downer Place. The installation of the new sewer is designed to reduce basement sewer backups and overflows into the Fox River. During the installation, traffic on...
  • New Hampshire House puts hold on gas tax increase

    Unable to gather enough support within their own party, House Republican budget writers Wednesday backed off a proposed increase in New Hampshire's gas tax aimed at keeping the state's highway fund afloat. The House Finance Committee will reconvene...