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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Out of the Blue: Let city know what bicyclists need

    In the year and a half I've been writing for the Coastline Pilot, nothing has generated more heat than my last column on safe biking and walking in the wake of John Colvin's senseless death. Hopefully that passion will show up at Tuesday's City Council...
  • States hit the brakes on road projects as federal fund goes broke

    WASHINGTON Instead of shifting into high gear during what is normally the peak of construction season, state transportation departments around the country are easing off the gas pedal as the federal Highway Trust Fund barrels toward insolvency sometime...
  • Barge sinks in Chicago River near LaSalle Street bridge

    Barge sinks in Chicago River near LaSalle Street bridge
    A barge has sunk near the LaSalle Street bridge on the Chicago River. The barge, which belongs to a construction company doing work along the riverwalk, started taking on water early this morning, according to Pete Scales, a spokesman for the Chicago...
  • Peninsula animal shelter in Newport News plods toward completion

    Peninsula animal shelter in Newport News plods toward completion
    NEWPORT NEWS — Construction workers continue pawing over an animal shelter Peninsula officials hoped would be filled with cats and dogs nearly four months ago. The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter was initially expected to open on Jefferson...
  • Mixed-use project passes first round of review

    Mixed-use project passes first round of review
    Another mixed-use apartment complex may be headed to Glendale as a 180-unit project featuring restaurant, retail and live-work components passed the first round of City Council design review on a unanimous vote Tuesday afternoon. More than 3,800 units...
  • Middletown Officials Considering New Parking Lot Strategy

    MIDDLETOWN — The parking department is proposing a new payment system in city lots that would replace problematic equipment that was installed several years ago. Parking Director Geen Thazhampallath said his proposal would install equipment that...
  • Early parking frustrations expected for those headed to Allentown's PPL Center

    Anyone headed to the PPL Center for a concert or hockey game likely will find themselves in traffic, wondering where to park. Well, there's an app for that. Or at least there will be by the time the Eagles take the stage to open the $177 million arena...
  • Neighbors howl, but pet food warehouse gets Lower Nazareth OK to boost parking

    A large warehouse and distribution center in Lower Nazareth will be allowed to expand its parking lot despite residents' complaints about noise and traffic. Representatives of the 300,000-square-foot Phillips Feed Distribution Center, which stores pet...
  • First span of Fort Eustis Boulevard bridge nears completion

    First span of Fort Eustis Boulevard bridge nears completion
    Drivers who daily squeeze into a single lane driving eastbound on Fort Eustis Boulevard west of Interstate 64 will shortly have more driving room. The new bridge over the CSX tracks should be completed by August, said Newport News special projects...
  • All Aboard Florida train could roll into Orlando in June 2017

    All Aboard Florida train could roll into Orlando in June 2017
    The planned All Aboard Florida train will not be pulling into Orlando until May or June 2017, likely a half year or more behind the system's startup in South Florida. All Aboard Florida President Michael Reininger said Tuesday that the $2.5 billion...
  • Police radar proposal is about money, not traffic safety

    New highway safety legislation in Harrisburg is not about highway safety at all. It's about the lust for money. If politicians and police officers had any interest in safety, they first would get serious about cracking down on drunk drivers, dangerous...