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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Macungie's long-planned Main Street project picking up steam

    For those who live in and visit Macungie, the dilemma is quite familiar. Pedestrians along Main Street looking to cross the road wait and wait, all the while hoping for a break in traffic while calculating the risks of darting across. Borough Council...
  • Turnpike widening: What's the ultimate destination?

    Q: The progress on adding extra lanes on the Turnpike's Northeast Extension, I-476, from the mainline Turnpike to Lansdale is just stunning and monumental, but it all ceases just past mile marker 26, and it looks as though the effort will have to begin...
  • Peninsula residents carry on despite threat of Hurricane Arthur

    Peninsula residents carry on despite threat of Hurricane Arthur
    HAMPTON — As the first hurricane of the season swept up the coast Thursday, many residents on the Peninsula went about their normal summer activities. While Hurricane Arthur is one of the earliest hurricanes to emerge in recent years, residents...
  • Abortion foes get up close and personal after court erases buffer zones

    Abortion foes get up close and personal after court erases buffer zones
    The two women climb out of the car in front of Planned Parenthood on Commonwealth Avenue and Eleanor McCullen reaches them in two quick steps. She tries to hand them a white rose and a pamphlet about alternatives to abortion, and beseeches them to let her...
  • Parking meter firm's take from city rises

     Parking meter firm's take from city rises
    City Hall paid $6.5 million during the past year to the company that's leasing Chicago's parking meters — about $500,000 more than Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration predicted when it renegotiated the deal. Although there was a higher tab to...
  • Peter Zumthor's L.A.-LACMA vision in need of update

    The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam does it. The Louvre does it — twice. The Sackler Museum at Harvard wanted to do it in the 1980s, but neighbors objected and its design was changed. Bridging a major street, as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art now...
  • Emanuel confident Lucas museum will withstand legal challenge

    Emanuel confident Lucas museum will withstand legal challenge
    The board of George Lucas' proposed museum on Wednesday unanimously agreed to take up Chicago's offer of a lakefront site to house the “Star Wars” creator's trove of art and movie memorabilia. The location south of Soldier Field has...
  • Auto recalls hit record highs in U.S.

    Auto recalls hit record highs in U.S.
    With a massive recall involving air bags Monday, the auto industry has broken the U.S. annual record for safety recalls in less than half a year. The problematic part, made by Takata Corp., is used in millions of vehicles made by half a dozen...
  • Civil engineers: More infrastructure spending is needed

    Civil engineers from the Lehigh Valley reported Wednesday that state Act 89 served as a good start last year, providing greater transportation funding to help repair Pennsylvania's rough roads and weakened bridges. But that's all it was, a good start,...
  • Severe Thunderstorms Move Across Connecticut Wednesday; More Coming Thursday

    Severe Thunderstorms Move Across Connecticut Wednesday; More Coming Thursday
    A line of thunderstorms that roared across Connecticut Wednesday night brought heavy rain, lightning and wind that downed trees and caused scattered power outages. As the storms moved on, steamy temperatures settled in. Another front is expected to move...
  • Recall Alert: 2009-10 Dodge Journey, 2008-2010 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 438,000 model-year 2009-10 Dodge Journey crossovers manufactured between June 29, 2007, and June 17, 2010, as well as model-year 2008-10 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country minivans manufactured between Jan....