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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Lehigh Valley leaders to Congress: Fix our roads and bridges before it's too late

    Lehigh Valley leaders to Congress: Fix our roads and bridges before it's too late
    On the surface, a group of the Lehigh Valley's most influential leaders meeting in the parking lot of a hot dog shop to discuss billions of dollars in federal funding would appear to make very little sense. But perhaps that's fitting because they say...
  • Developer puts off start date for Pete's Fresh Market in Willowbrook

     Developer puts off start date for Pete's Fresh Market in Willowbrook
    A new Pete's Fresh Market and other retail stores at a former Kmart site in Willowbrook won't open until late 2016, a year later than anticipated by the developer, according to village officials this month. In fact, construction hasn't even begun on the...
  • State's 6-year highway spending plan warns of 'rapid deterioration'

    State's 6-year highway spending plan warns of 'rapid deterioration'
    The first multi-year highway improvement plan proposed by the Rauner administration on Thursday continues a pattern of shrinking spending on roads and bridges, and state transportation officials warned about "a rapid deterioration in the overall condition...
  • Q&A with U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on L.A., Amtrak

    Q&A with U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on L.A., Amtrak
    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx came to Los Angeles on Thursday to urge Congress to keep money flowing for state highway, bridge and transit projects. In two weeks, unless Congress acts, federal officials' ability to give money to state and...
  • Hansen: How many people visit Laguna? Good question

    As with economics and divorce court, any city project hinges on one simple requirement: Give me a number. How big should a new parking structure be? Give me the number of cars. How should we redesign a dusty downtown for more housing and life? Give me a...
  • Construction begins on Deerfield Road this summer

    Construction begins on Deerfield Road this summer
    Drivers can expect to see slower traffic starting this summer on Deerfield Road, as crews begin infrastructure replacement to prepare the east-west arterial for a massive overhaul next year. Deerfield officials laid out the scope of the project to...
  • House speaker decries 'stupid question' about Amtrak funds

    House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that this week's fatal Amtrak crash wasn't caused by a lack of federal funds and mocked a reporter for even asking about it. "Are you really going to ask such a stupid question?" he said at a news conference as...
  • Accident On I-91 North Involving Ambulance Ties Up Traffic In Rocky Hill

    ROCKY HILL - An accident between exits 23 and 24 on the northbound lane of Interstate 91 is causing traffic delays between exits 23 and 24 Friday morning, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The two-vehicle accident was first...
  • Mayor ready to shake up a bit of status quo

    Mayor Bob Whalen renounced stagnation and also called on residents to reduce outdoor water use during the annual State of the City luncheon May 6 at the Montage Laguna Beach. Whalen spoke in a progressive tone, focusing on upcoming city projects and...
  • Agencies raise awareness of motorcycle safety

    It would take about eight standard school buses to hold the number of motorcycle riders killed in traffic crashes in Florida in 2013. A little more than 460 motorcyclists, including passengers, died that year, a slight increase from the 457 killed in...
  • Amtrak crash: Why positive train control is a negative for many railroads

    Amtrak crash: Why positive train control is a negative for many railroads
    The location may be near Philadelphia, but the story is tragically familiar to anyone in Southern California who commutes by rail: After a deadly derailment -- this one of an Amtrak train apparently traveling more than 100 miles per hour through a curve...