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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • 'Complete' streets a major goal in Parkland

    Parkland is set to join a growing list of cities in South Florida that are planning to turn select roadways into complete streets, those that are designed for more than just vehicular traffic. At a recent City Commission meeting, city officials expressed...
  • How to keep the Highway Trust Fund in motion

    How to keep the Highway Trust Fund in motion
    I'm on the highway to hell (highway to hell) … and I'm goin' down all the way — AC/DC   We'll probably learn this week if the U.S. House and Senate intend to live out the AC/DC classic. The Highway Trust Fund, the federal...
  • Harrison Street, Allentown

    Harrison Street between the Eighth Street overpass and Lehigh Street in Allentown temporarily closed today, and will remain so for the next two to three weeks, according to city officials. The street must be closed, and traffic detoured, because of...
  • Interstates 78 and 80; Route 33; Harrison Street, Allentown

    Lane restriction, Interstate 78 eastbound between Lenhartsville and Hamburg, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday, reflector installation. Lane restriction, Interstate 78 between Route 373 and Route 61, eastbound 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, westbound 9...
  • Lower speed limit in College Park among measures to boost pedestrian safety

    Lower speed limit in College Park among measures to boost pedestrian safety
    The Maryland State Highway Administration plans to lower the speed limit and add median fencing and a new traffic light on U.S. 1 near the University of Maryland, College Park, after a startling number of pedestrian deaths on the road. Officials decided...
  • SunRail, parkway at risk if federal money runs out

    SunRail, parkway at risk  if federal money runs out
    Federal tax money that pays for roads and passenger trains all over the country, including the Wekiva Parkway and SunRail in metro Orlando, will run out in just a few weeks unless Congress finds billions of extra dollars. If Congress goes into its five-...
  • CREC Asks Wethersfield To Extend Construction Hours Amid Neighbors Complaints

     CREC Asks Wethersfield To Extend Construction Hours Amid Neighbors Complaints
    WETHERSFIELD -- The Capital Region Education Council is asking the planning and zoning commission to expand allowable work hours for its new magnet school under construction on Cumberland Avenue. The request faces strong opposition from neighbors who...
  • Century Boulevard intersection near LAX to shut last weekend in July

    Century Boulevard intersection near LAX to shut last weekend in July
    They're calling it the Century Crunch. Although it's not expected to be a full on 405 Freeway-style Carmageddon, L.A. transit and airport officials are advising travelers who rely on Century Boulevard for access to Los Angeles International Airport...
  • Grand Prix road work costs still increasing

    Grand Prix road work costs still increasing
    Nearly a year after the last race car whizzed down Baltimore's streets, road work for the Grand Prix Indycar race is still costing the city money.  On Wednesday, city officials are set to authorize a $485,000 payment to P. Flanigan & Sons Inc. for...
  • Brazil takes stock after World Cup comes to an end

    Brazil takes stock after World Cup comes to an end
    RIO DE JANEIRO -- As the last of the World Cup visitors headed for the airports Monday, Brazilians began to reclaim the pristine beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema while traffic in Sao Paulo returned to its regular weekday snarl and the seaside hotels in...
  • Nazareth man stabbed to death on Moore farm by girlfriend's ex, police say

    Nazareth man stabbed to death on Moore farm by girlfriend's ex, police say
    A 24-year-old Lower Nazareth Township man stabbed and killed the boyfriend of his former girlfriend Friday morning on a Moore Township farm, authorities said. Andrew R. Hess of the 400 block of Birch Street was charged with criminal homicide in the death...