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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Coroner: Wear, age of vehicle led to body falling from van

    The Bucks County Coroner’s transport truck that malfunctioned Friday, resulting in a body strapped to a gurney falling out and into traffic, was to be taken out of service later this month and replaced with a new vehicle, the coroner said. “...
  • Get riled up over roadways [Commentary]

    Get riled up over roadways [Commentary]
    Roadways today are in the worst condition they have been since the 1940s. In our world of advanced technology how could this have happened? We know that more people are driving every day. Younger Americans frequently have their own car or access to a...
  • Traffic: Moravia Road clear after Baltimore fire

    Traffic: Moravia Road clear after Baltimore fire
    As of 8:30 a.m., traffic is flowing clearly on Moravia Road after delays caused by firefighters working at the scene of a small attic fire in the 4500 block of St. Thomas Avenue Monday morning, according to the Baltimore Fire Department. All lanes have...
  • Radar unnecessary to catch speeding drivers

    I have believed for a long time that local speed traps are set up strictly as a means of raising money for a municipality and not for public safety. Columnist Paul Carpenter cited the example of Hampton, Fla., as exhibit No. 1. As exhibit No. 2, I submit...
  • 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...
  • Interstate 78 road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Lehigh Municipality: Weisenberg & Upper Macungie townships ROAD NAME: Interstate 78 BETWEEN: Exit 49 (PA 100) AND Exit 40 (PA 737) Type of Work: Other...
  • Route 33 road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Northampton Municipality: Bushkill twp ROAD NAME: PA 33 BETWEEN: PA 512 AND SR 191 Type of Work: Bridge Repair Work being Done By: PENNDOT Maintenance...
  • Interstate 80 road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Monroe ROAD NAME: Interstate 80 BETWEEN: Exit 293 (I-380) AND Exit 298 (Scotrun) Type of Work: Utility Work Work being Done By: Local Permittee Type of...
  • Berks County road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Berks Municipality: Maidencreek ROAD NAME: Maidencreek Road BETWEEN: Lake Shore Drive AND Moselem Spring Road Type of Work: Milling & Paving Work being...