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  • 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...
  • Toll Charge In His Hertz Rental: $1.40. Service Fee: $24.75.

    Toll Charge In His Hertz Rental: $1.40. Service Fee: $24.75.
    Adam Cohen spent six days in the PlatePass State, otherwise known as Florida, last December without knowing the consequences of using a Hertz rental car's electronic toll-collection service. During their stay, Cohen and his parents traveled only once,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bethlehem road work: Columbia Street reopens Friday

    Bethlehem road work: Columbia Street reopens Friday
    The following road work is planned for the week of May 10, 2015: Columbia Street: The road will reopen to traffic in both directions between Polk and Taylor streets on Friday, but work is still ongoing. Drivers should be cautious when traveling...
  • New Des Plaines townhomes win early approval

    New Des Plaines townhomes win early approval
    Des Plaines leaders this month approved preliminary plans for a 101-townhome development on Western Avenue near downtown. A city council vote on the issue previously was delayed due to the absence of 7th ward Ald. Don Smith. The proposed project would...
  • 710 Freeway reopens in East L.A. after armed man surrenders

    710 Freeway reopens in East L.A. after armed man surrenders
    The 710 Freeway in East Los Angeles reopened Thursday morning after an hourlong closure while sheriff's deputies searched for an armed man loose on foot. Aerial news video showed the suspect being taken into custody a little after 9:30 a.m. The man,...
  • Portions Of Park Street To Close For Repaving

    Portions Of Park Street To Close For Repaving
    The city is repaving Park Street, and portions of the road will be closed to traffic beginning Sunday. The project includes a stretch of Park Street between Main Street and Park Terrace. Traffic is prohibited in certain areas from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. The...
  • Lehigh County road work week of May 10, 2015

    Lehigh County road work week of May 10, 2015
    The following road work is planned in the Lehigh County the week of May 10, 2015: Allentown Sixth Street: The road is reduced to one lane between Hamilton and Linden streets for utility work. Eighth Street bridge: Work continues on the Eighth...
  • Weekend road closures planned for 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course

    Weekend road closures planned for 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course
    The Baltimore City Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced the following road closures this weekend for the 140th Preakness Stakes. Thursday, 10 p.m. – Saturday, 11 p.m.: • Manhattan Avenue – One way eastbound from...