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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Expect road closure Wednesday on westbound Atlantic Avenue

    Expect road closure Wednesday on westbound Atlantic Avenue
    Drivers can expect road closures Wednesday of the westbound lanes of Atlantic Avenue, just west of Northeast Seventh Avenue. Contractors will be installing a steel gas main and be working underground on utility improvements. The work coincides with...
  • Jindal budget seeks to move $72M from roads to state police

    Despite criticism, Gov. Bobby Jindal proposes to divert even larger sums of state gasoline tax revenue away from road work next year to instead pay for state police operations. Lawmakers on the House Appropriations Committee learned Tuesday that Jindal's...
  • TRAFFIC: Crash cleared after vehicle overturns on I-64W in Hampton

    TRAFFIC: Crash cleared after vehicle overturns on I-64W in Hampton
    Traffic is now moving following a multi-vehicle crash involving an overturned vehicle on westbound I-64 in Hampton. The west left shoulder, left lane and center lane are closed. Traffic is backed up about 3 miles, according to VDOT.   The crash...
  • NHTSA launches seat belt campaign for tweens, parents

    NHTSA launches seat belt campaign for tweens, parents
    Nearly half of the children ages 8 to 14 who died in traffic fatalities in the past 5 years were unbuckled. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urging parents to teach and model proper seat buckling to reduce fatalities. “Never...
  • Flat reception: Lower Macungie not keen on putting roundabout on Willow Lane

    Flat reception: Lower Macungie not keen on putting roundabout on Willow Lane
    Lower Macungie elected officials debated roundabouts versus traffic signals Thursday. A discussion on whether to put a roundabout at Willow and Sauerkraut lanes tilted in favor of signals, with all but two township commissioners against the...
  • Lehigh Parkway trails detour planned

    Lehigh Parkway trails detour planned
    Repair work on the I-78 bridge over Fish Hatchery Road and the Little Lehigh Creek today will cause temporary closures of trails in Lehigh Parkway, Allentown officials announced Tuesday morning. The Little Lehigh Parkway Recreational Trail, 7.4 miles...
  • Va. agency to honor highway workers killed in work zones

    Virginia transportation workers killed in work zone accidents will be honored during a vigil this week. The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold the vigil on Wednesday at the VDOT Workers' Memorial along Interstate 64 on Afton Mountain. The...
  • Potholes turn area roads into moonscapes

    Potholes turn area roads into moonscapes
    Rick Dauscher and Jason Schimenek sometimes get more dirty looks than an Allentown pothole. And they're two of the guys who fill them. You might be familiar with their work. That blob of fresh blacktop in the 700 block of Greenleaf Street is a...
  • Traffic: Motorists warned to use caution during wintry mix

    Traffic: Motorists warned to use caution during wintry mix
    With the first day of spring ushering in a wintry mix of rain and snow, state and local transportation departments warm motorists to keep speeds down and allow for extra braking distance during Friday morning's commute. The Baltimore City Department of...
  • Charter school build likely to begin next year

    The construction of a new building for Coral Springs Charter School, in the parking lot of Coral Springs Center for the Arts, is likely to begin in the summer of 2016. The school is expected to open in the fall of 2017. The results of a traffic study to...
  • Minnesota Republicans stake out $7B plan for roads, bridges

    House and Senate Republican leaders unveiled a $7 billion plan on Monday to upgrade Minnesota's roads and bridges that would tap into the state's budget surplus, reroute existing tax revenue and borrow billions over the next decade. The plan is smaller...