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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • L.A.'s street signs have been at the intersection of time and place

    L.A.'s street signs have been at the intersection of time and place
    The story of Los Angeles' street signs is hidden safely away on the ninth floor of Caltrans' downtown headquarters: Hand-stenciled wooden two-by-fours like those that originated in the 1890s, their white block lettering set against a dark blue...
  • Central Florida is so good at bad parking lots

    Central Florida is so good at bad parking lots
    If you've spent time hating on the parking lot at Trader Joe's in Winter Park this summer, I have one question for you: Have you ever driven anywhere else in Central Florida? This region is blanketed with horrible parking lots. I'd go as far as to say...
  • Federal gas tax hike on table

    — Before Congress hit the road for a five-week summer break, lawmakers checked one item off their to-do list: saving the federal Highway Trust Fund from running out of money within days. But that nearly $11 billion fix only pays for road and bridge...
  • Connecticut Children's Medical Center Receives Grant To Raise Awareness About Dangers Of Kids in Hot Cars

    HARTFORD - Leaving a child alone in a car is unforgivable abuse, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday at the launch of a public awareness campaign called "Look Before You Lock." Blumenthal emphasized the fact that children dying in cars is preventable and...
  • Blotter: Domestic battery results in broken tooth in Orland Park

    Blotter: Domestic battery results in broken tooth in Orland Park
    The following items were taken from Orland Park police reports: A 21-year-old Orland Park man was charged with felony possession of cannabis after 24.30 grams of marijuana in nine "$50" and "$20" bags, two smoking pipes and $61 in cash were discovered...
  • Route 22 road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Northampton Municipality: Lower Nazareth Township ROAD NAME: US 22 Ramps at PA 33 Type of Work: Pothole Patching Work being Done By: PENNDOT Maintenance...
  • Upgrades planned at 200-plus railroad crossings; here's what you need to know

    Safety improvements are coming to more than 200 railroad crossings in many of the coastal downtowns from Miami to West Palm Beach — so don't be surprised if you this fall start seeing construction work altering your commute. New lights, gates,...
  • Winter Park abandons pursuit of minor-league baseball

    There's no crying in baseball, but fans of the game in Winter Park could be forgiven for shedding a tear or two. The city announced Thursday that it has abandoned efforts to bring a minor league baseball team to town. City Manager Randy Knight said...
  • Legislator To Meet With DOT On I-84 Safety In West Hartford

    Legislator To Meet With DOT On I-84 Safety In West Hartford
    WEST HARTFORD — Two people have died on I-84 in West Hartford this week, prompting one of the town's state representatives to repeat his call for the state Department of Transportation to address safety issues along that stretch of interstate...
  • Shoddy U.S. roads and bridges take a toll on the economy

    Shoddy U.S. roads and bridges take a toll on the economy
    It was a beautiful May afternoon when Donnel Gomes took his week-old silver Mercedes for a spin into the city. He turned onto Broad Street, a main thoroughfare downtown, and … kaboom! The car fell into a huge pothole, blowing its right tire,...
  • Lehigh County road work

    PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Lehigh Municipality: Slatington ROAD NAME: Main Street BETWEEN: PA 873 AND PA 248 Type of Work: Inspection Work being Done By: PENNDOT Bridge Inspection...