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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • MdTA to alternate northbound Fort McHenry Tunnel bore closures for ongoing repair work

    MdTA to alternate northbound Fort McHenry Tunnel bore closures for ongoing repair work
    Alternating closures of the two northbound bores of the Fort McHenry Tunnel will continue for the foreseeable future during off-peak traffic periods as crews continue emergency repairs to underground sump pump discharge and water lines, according to the...
  • Hogan transportation nomination delayed

    Hogan transportation nomination delayed
    Maryland senators peppered the governor's acting transportation secretary with so many questions Monday night that his confirmation hearing will be delayed for a week. A Senate panel voted to bring back Pete K. Rahn for another round next Monday, and...
  • Parking limits aim to ease near-downtown congestion

    Parking limits aim to ease near-downtown congestion
    Living just slightly northwest of Naperville's downtown business area, resident Keith Burton at times has had difficulty getting his car out of his driveway due to the sheer amount of vehicles jammed close to his driveway along Franklin Avenue. He...
  • Space crunch hits County Line Square in Burr Ridge

    Space crunch hits County Line Square in Burr Ridge
    Having trouble finding a parking spot for dinner at Capri or during a late-night run to Brookhaven Market? It is not just bad timing. It is that the number of required parking spaces at County Line Square Mall has exceeded the number of available...
  • San Francisco residents relying less on private automobiles

    San Francisco residents relying less on private automobiles
    San Franciscan Rian Adams has broken her reliance on the automobile. Parking in the city's congested urban core where she lives and works is too much hassle, and her two-mile commute typically takes five minutes on BART. Around town, the 34-year-old...
  • Byrne Interchange flyover construction to begin but dire warning toned down

    Byrne Interchange flyover construction to begin but dire warning toned down
    A major bridge construction project will start in less than two weeks at the busiest highway junction in the Chicago area, the Byrne Interchange, roughly a mile south of where a bridge replacement last summer prompted traffic engineers to warn drivers...
  • Norridge Village Board briefs: State cash coming for road construction

    The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the Norridge Village Board meeting on Feb. 11. Norridge secures state funds for future construction project A project to make over a stretch of Pittsburgh Avenue that could happen later...
  • NHTSA Fines Airbag Maker $14,000 a Day

     
    Airbag-manufacturer Takata will be fined $14,000 a day by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration because it has not cooperated with a probe of its faulty airbags, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today. Related: NHTSA Urges...
  • Transportation nominee: Bids for light-rail plans delayed

    Deadlines for bids on two light-rail proposals in Maryland have been delayed from March until August, so bidders can explore ways of reducing costs, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's nominee for transportation secretary said Monday as he faced senators who...
  • Poquoson council discusses changes to Wythe Creek Road widening

    Poquoson council discusses changes to  Wythe Creek Road widening
    The Poquoson City Council considered a revised Wythe Creek Road widening-project proposal from the Virginia Department of Transportation on Monday evening. The new plan would save $10.4 million and widen the road from two lanes to three lanes instead of...
  • Region digs out from storm amid warmer temps

    Region digs out from storm amid warmer temps
    Drivers were urged to use caution Sunday and into Monday morning as temperatures are expected to again dip below freezing after much of Maryland began thawing out from 5 to 10 inches of snow. Matt Elliott, a meteorologist with the National Weather...