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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Bike lanes can be a liability problem

    Adding bike lanes is very expensive. If you add designated bike lanes on any roadway, you increase your maintenance expenses and government liability. A designated bike lane must be kept free of debris. In Pennsylvania the area used for bike lanes is the...
  • Spring construction season starts on Plank, Burlington roads

    Construction season is set to start Monday on Kane County's project at Plank and Burlington Roads. Crews will begin the next phase of road construction involving tearing up the existing pavement to install storm sewer pipes, Kane County Department of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bethlehem developer plans restaurants, bank in west Allentown

    Bethlehem developer plans restaurants, bank in west Allentown
    A PennDOT traffic study might endanger plans to breathe new life into a former Allentown gravestone construction site. Posh Properties, of Bethlehem, appeared Tuesday before the Allentown Planning Commission seeking preliminary approval for plans to...
  • City Hall: 846 potholes filled, repaving on Spa Road, boat show notes

    City Hall: 846 potholes filled, repaving on Spa Road, boat show notes
    Pothole update! The Department of Public Works has filled a total of 846 potholes in the last month -- 634 of the potholes were repaired in March, with 212 pothole repairs taking place during the first 10 days of April. Annapolis Mayor Michael...
  • Missouri lawmakers struggle to find transportation funding

    Some Missouri lawmakers are rallying around a proposal to raise the gas tax by 2 cents to help forestall a transportation funding shortfall that officials have warned could jeopardize the state receiving federal dollars. The Missouri Senate and a House...
  • Resurfacing of Route 31 set for May

    Resurfacing of Route 31 set for May
    Geneva residents can expect daily lane closures this spring as the Illinois Department of Transportation begins resurfacing Route 31. The two-month project will begin May 1 and run from Elizabeth Place south into Batavia. The project will focus on...
  • With bond votes, Glencoe prepares for flood construction

    With bond votes, Glencoe prepares for flood construction
    For about 30 years, Zena Ronner has lived in the Skokie Heights neighborhood and she has witnessed a lot of flooding, sometimes in her own home. Ronner now has hope that a wet chapter in village history is about to close. On April 7, Glencoe voters...
  • No bomb found in downtown Bethlehem standoff; man arrested

    No bomb found in downtown Bethlehem standoff; man arrested
    A man pulled his truck into the City Hall garage in Bethlehem and told two police officers that he had a bomb, prompting a standoff Friday morning in the historic downtown section, police said. After the man's surrender, police said, no explosive...