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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Lincoln Street at railroad crossing closed until May 7

    Lincoln Street at railroad crossing closed until May 7
    Lincoln Street, from Hinsdale Avenue to Chestnut Street, is closed to vehicles and will stay closed until May 7, as a water main is being installed. The railroad crossing at Lincoln also is closed for that period. The sidewalks will remain open during...
  • Milwaukee Avenue delays on the way

    Milwaukee Avenue delays on the way
    Motorists who drive Milwaukee Avenue will soon see delays ranging from Lake Cook Road to downtown Libertyville. The Illinois Department of Transportation announced two resurfacing projects would start on April 6 and could go until August. Weather,...
  • Missouri Senate leaders uncertain on transportation gas tax

    A proposal to raise Missouri's fuel tax for the first time in two decades appears unlikely to move forward this session, Missouri Senate leaders said Thursday, despite warnings from transportation officials about the future of the state's infrastructure....
  • Letters to the editor

    Tollway limits: Too little, too late A 70 mph speed limit on metro Chicago tollways would be safer than the mostly 55 or 60 mph limits recommended. This counterintuitive statement is true because most drivers travel at what they feel (and which are)...
  • Porter County law and order

    Wheeler Wanatah woman faces drug charges A Wanatah woman faces a felony charge of maintaining a common nuisance and misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a routine traffic stop for speeding Thursday, and she may...
  • Roadwork season begins in Southland

    Roadwork season begins in Southland
    With road construction season approaching, drivers who either have been avoiding or enduring the widening of LaGrange Road through Orland Park and Tinley Park know they have to tough it out a bit longer. But fear not, as the nearly $100 million...
  • Jeep recall

    Nearly two years after agreeing to recall 1.56 million older Jeeps that could catch fire in rear-end crashes, the maker of the vehicles has repaired only a fraction of the Jeeps covered by the recall, according to documents filed with federal safety...
  • Bilter Road residents say construction is causing flooding

    Bilter Road residents say construction is causing flooding
    Willie Cox said this week the situation on his Bilter Road property in Aurora is simple: before the Chicago Premium Outlets mall began building its new entrance and parking lot, he never had water in his yard. Now, he said, he does. "There is water in...
  • SHA to use zipper machine at Md. 140 bridge work

    The Maryland State Highway Administration has elected to utilize a technology never before used in the state to ensure traffic along Md. 140 near the border of Carroll and Baltimore counties remains smooth while the bridge over Liberty Reservoir is...
  • Grumbles follow rumble of trucks at Lower Macungie warehouse site

    Grumbles follow rumble of trucks at Lower Macungie warehouse site
    Truck traffic entering a construction site prompted Linda Leayman to ask for a break. The Lower Macungie resident attended the township Planning Commission meeting Tuesday in anticipation of a land development presentation by Liberty Property Trust for...
  • Work begins on expansion of Plainfield's stretch of U.S. Route 30

    Work begins on expansion of Plainfield's stretch of U.S. Route 30
    As state construction crews begin utility work on Route 30 east of Route 59, Plainfield officials have a bit of advice for motorists. Stay on Route 59. The two-year construction project will eventually mean more lanes and less congestion, but until...