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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Report: Man charged in Bridgeport killing is hospitalized

    The arraignment of a man charged with killing a road construction worker in Bridgeport has been delayed while he is hospitalized. The Connecticut Post reports (http://bit.ly/1xG89xM ) that Gregory Weathers Jr. was supposed to be arraigned Friday in...
  • State safety officials raise concerns about distracted walking

    State safety officials raise concerns about distracted walking
    Distracted drivers attached to their cell phones have been getting plenty of heat in recent years for making South Florida roads more dangerous. But pedestrians walking and talking or texting on their cell phones also could be putting themselves in...
  • 'We support our local police' scrawled on stolen car in pursuit near Disneyland

    'We support our local police' scrawled on stolen car in pursuit near Disneyland
    The driver of a stolen car with “We support our local police dept.” written on the back window and packed with people led police on a winding, speeding chase Friday on the streets near Disneyland. The chase started in Buena Park, and by...
  • Ten reasons why Illiana Tollway is bad project

    Ten reasons why Illiana Tollway is bad project
    As part of his administration's review of all major public works projects in Illinois, Gov. Bruce Rauner has put on hold the proposed Illiana Tollway, a 47-mile road that would connect Interstate 57 near Wilmington to I-65 near Lowell, Ind. Here are Top...
  • Lane restrictions planned on I-78 in Lehigh Valley next week

    Lane restrictions planned on I-78 in Lehigh Valley next week
    Drivers who regularly use Interstate 78 should expect significant delays next week as PennDOT restricts some lanes of the highway in the Allentown area for road work. The lane restrictions are needed as road crews patch potholes and clear drains on...
  • Road work on I-78 in Berks week of March 29

    Road work on I-78 in Berks week of March 29
    Expect lane restrictions and delays on Interstate 78 in Berks County as road crews sweep the roads and inspect an overpass bridge beginning March 30. According to PennDOT, there will be a westbound lane restriction on I-78 in Bethel between exits 13 and...
  • Semi plows into unfinished Texas interstate bridge; 1 killed

    A tractor-trailer slammed into construction beams along a major interstate in Central Texas on Thursday, killing one person and halting traffic in both directions for several hours, authorities said. The truck hit a beam being used to build a bridge...
  • Collision on I-695 outer loop in Parkville

    Collision on I-695 outer loop in Parkville
    A two-vehicle collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Parkville at Harford Road has closed the outer loop left traffic lane and outer loop left shoulder at 8:04 a.m. Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are...
  • 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,...
  • NC lawmakers agree on gas tax cut less than would have come

    North Carolina lawmakers are agreeing to a slow drop in the state gas tax, meaning less savings for consumers than if they did nothing after deciding a sharp cut would threaten road projects. Negotiators in the state House and Senate said Friday if the...
  • 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...