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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Missouri lawmakers struggle to find transportation funding

    Some Missouri lawmakers are rallying around a proposal to raise the gas tax by 2 cents to help forestall a transportation funding shortfall that officials have warned could jeopardize the state receiving federal dollars. The Missouri Senate and a House...
  • Resurfacing of Route 31 set for May

    Resurfacing of Route 31 set for May
    Geneva residents can expect daily lane closures this spring as the Illinois Department of Transportation begins resurfacing Route 31. The two-month project will begin May 1 and run from Elizabeth Place south into Batavia. The project will focus on...
  • With bond votes, Glencoe prepares for flood construction

    With bond votes, Glencoe prepares for flood construction
    For about 30 years, Zena Ronner has lived in the Skokie Heights neighborhood and she has witnessed a lot of flooding, sometimes in her own home. Ronner now has hope that a wet chapter in village history is about to close. On April 7, Glencoe voters...
  • Letters to the editor

    Tollway limits: Too little, too late A 70 mph speed limit on metro Chicago tollways would be safer than the mostly 55 or 60 mph limits recommended. This counterintuitive statement is true because most drivers travel at what they feel (and which are)...
  • No bomb found in downtown Bethlehem standoff; man arrested

    No bomb found in downtown Bethlehem standoff; man arrested
    A man pulled his truck into the City Hall garage in Bethlehem and told two police officers that he had a bomb, prompting a standoff Friday morning in the historic downtown section, police said. After the man's surrender, police said, no explosive...
  • Porter County law and order

    Wheeler Wanatah woman faces drug charges A Wanatah woman faces a felony charge of maintaining a common nuisance and misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a routine traffic stop for speeding Thursday, and she may...
  • Main Street Project In Collinsville Set To Start April 20

    Main Street Project In Collinsville Set To Start April 20
    CANTON — A long-awaited streetscape improvement project in Collinsville should start on April 20 and is expected to give the neighborhood a new look. The $500,000 project has been in the works since last spring, when the town hired an architect to...
  • Hearing set for truck terminal near New Lenox

    The Will County planning and zoning commission will conduct a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday about a truck terminal proposed at the northeast corner of U.S. 30 and Gougar Road in New Lenox Township. The site formerly occupied by T.J. Lambrecht...
  • Autonomous car completes 3,400-mile US road trip

    An autonomous car's recent 3,400-mile U.S. road trip proves there's at least one thing computers do better than humans: Follow the speed limit. Auto supplier Delphi Corp. fitted an Audi Q5 with radar, cameras and laser sensors to navigate the 15-state...
  • Driver suspected in fatal Villages hit-and-run has long record of citations

    Driver suspected in fatal Villages hit-and-run has long record of citations
    The motorist suspected in a fatal hit-and-run crash in The Villages has a checkered driving record. John Owen Kiley, 24, of Fruitland Park has been cited 10 times for moving violations since 2006, including careless driving and seven times for speeding,...
  • Flood control and parking projects set to start in Elmhurst

    Flood control and parking projects set to start in Elmhurst
    With the construction season about to get underway, Elmhurst residents and others can expect to run into some disruptions as the city and its contractors work on a number of projects. Public works director Howard Killian recently reviewed some...