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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Cops: Man carrying barrel hit after walking into traffic

    Cops: Man carrying barrel hit after walking into traffic
    A 56-year-old man carrying a construction barrel walked into traffic on State Road 434 this weekend "for reasons unknown" and was hit by a vehicle, the Longwood Police Department said in a statement. Officers were called to the crash near State Road...
  • Google pinpoints worst Thanksgiving traffic time

    Google pinpoints worst Thanksgiving traffic time
    Leaving work early Wednesday? Consider skipping out right after lunch. According to data collected by Google Maps in recent years, Chicago's worst Thanksgiving traffic falls between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday. The absolute worst time to be on the...
  • Color-coded light poles on I-595 assist crews

    Color-coded light poles on I-595 assist crews
    Q: What's the purpose of the color-coded light poles in the Interstate 595 express lanes? Martin Steinberg, Davie A: The light poles are coded orange, yellow and green to make it easier for first responders and troopers to respond to incidents or...
  • Pointless PennDOT appeal costs car owner

    Pointless PennDOT appeal costs car owner
    Brittany Cronrath was willing to spend money to fight what she felt was an unfair suspension of her vehicle registration. She paid $227 to file an appeal. What was unfair is that it wasn't necessary. There was no suspension, despite the letter she'd...
  • Wethersfield Board Hears Opposition To Liquor Store Application

    WETHERSFIELD -- The planning and zoning commission will resume deliberations Tuesday on a controversial application for a liquor store at 860 Silas Deane Highway. The commission tabled the application at its Nov. 4 meeting after opponents, including...
  • Holiday parking at the mall: Survival tips

    Holiday parking at the mall: Survival tips
    Sick of the holidays yet? Well, at least you've got your shopping finished, right? Ho-ho-ho. Yes, it's time to head for the mall, where you will waste too much time and spend too much money for the joy of buying sock garters for Uncle Frank....
  • New garage first step in Disney's plans for transportation improvements

    New garage first step in Disney's plans for transportation improvements
    A high-tech parking garage that opened at Downtown Disney this week will make it more convenient to park, but visitors can still expect congestion around the entertainment complex. The garage opening is just the first phase in a series of transportation...
  • Crash closes I-695 outer loop in Balto. Co.

    Crash closes I-695 outer loop in Balto. Co.
    All outer loop lanes of Interstate 695 were closed Friday afternoon in Baltimore County after a piece of construction equipment fell off the back of a southbound flatbed truck near Old Harford Road, the State Highway Administration said. One left-hand...
  • NHTSA: Not Enough Evidence to Force Nationwide Takata Airbag Recall

     
    A high-ranking official at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was defending federal safety regulators' decision not to mandate a national recall of all cars affected by defective airbags manufactured by Japan???s Takata. According to The...
  • Here's what downtown might look like with bike lane, seating, plants

    Here's what downtown might look like with bike lane, seating, plants
    Visitors to Ocean Avenue on Saturday got a glimpse of how the street would look with a bike lane, angled parking stalls and grassy areas with benches where asphalt now sits. Organizers marked with tape the areas indicating bike lane and parking spots,...
  • Traffic: Crash on I-95 North in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Crash on I-95 North in Baltimore City
    A single-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 North in White Marsh past the MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) exit has closed the northbound left shoulder at 8:41 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on the I-695 outer loop in...