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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Tire makers race to turn dandelions into rubber

    MUENSTER Germany (Reuters) - Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport. The reaction is understandable, given most people regard the...
  • Drivers urged to avoid I-95 downtown for Ravens preseason game Saturday

    Drivers urged to avoid I-95 downtown for Ravens preseason game Saturday
    Attendees of Saturday's preseason Ravens game at M&T Bank Stadium are encouraged to avoid Interstate 95 close to downtown because of ongoing road work in both the northbound and southbound lanes. On northbound I-95, lanes split around the city line,...
  • Plainville Parking Lot To Help Clean Quinnipiac River

    PLAINVILLE — Porous pavement and other materials added to a new parking lot at Trumbull Park will help keep the nearby Quinnpiac River clean. The 4,000 square feet of special pavement and two underlayers of crushed rock are expected to help...
  • Chuckanut Bay is a kayaker's lazy dream

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. I'm a reformed East Coast tailgater, though still an impatient driver at heart. I don't go at what you would call "Driving Miss Daisy" speed. But Chuckanut Drive? It can slow me down like no speed bump or speed-limit sign can. Those...
  • NHTSA unveils new recall search tool

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. auto safety regulators on Wednesday unveiled a more precise way for vehicle owners to search online to find out if their cars or motorcycles have been recalled by the manufacturer. The National Highway Traffic Safety...
  • Courthouse parking to drop dramatically

    Courthouse parking to drop dramatically
    Finding parking around the Broward County Courthouse can be like searching for a spot in South Beach, minus the glamor. But it soon may get easier — and less expensive. Broward County commissioners are poised to slash parking rates at the publicly...
  • There's a post-Katrina joie de vivre in New Orleans

    In a traditional New Orleans jazz funeral, mourners follow a brass band playing dirges. When they leave the cemetery, the music changes tempo — "Oh, when the saints go marchin' in" — and everyone dances, celebrating the deceased and the gift...
  • Speeding on Route 17 on-going problem, VDOT says

    Speeding on Route 17 on-going problem, VDOT says
    YORK — It's been a year since construction started to widen Route 17, better known as George Washington Memorial Highway, and travelers may have noticed some changes recently. The middle span of a new bridge over the Poquoson River just north of...
  • Police say RHAM parent who struck teacher in the parking lot was drinking

    Elizabeth Everett, the 50-year-old RHAM parent accused of hitting math teacher Dawn Mallory in the RHAM Middle School parking lot last March, had apparently been drinking before the accident. Court documents revealed that a Connecticut State Trooper...
  • Business growth and more traffic woes becoming a concern in Winter Park

    Business growth and more traffic woes becoming a concern in Winter Park
    Owen Beitsch can remember it well: about 15 years ago, when Krispy Kreme opened its coffee and donut shop on U.S. 17/92 in Winter Park.   It turned out to be a popular spot, he recalled – and one that gave motorists on the roadway some headaches....
  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 in Baltimore City
    A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City at the U.S. 1 (Caton Avenue) exit has closed the northbound right traffic lane and northbound right shoulder at 9:09 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation....