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  • Lauderdale considers aquatic center changes

    Lauderdale considers aquatic center changes
    Designers have been working for three years on plans to replace the city's aging aquatic center, but those plans may not make sense for the very competitors the city hopes to attract. Commissioners have been unwilling to heed critics who have asked the...
  • Business leaders question downtown Glen Ellyn development plan

     Business leaders question downtown Glen Ellyn development plan
    The Glen Ellyn Village Board on Monday night took its first look at plans for a massive, multiuse redevelopment project at the site of a grocery store in downtown Glen Ellyn. Wheaton-based Next Generation Development has floated plans that would involve...
  • 163rd Street in Orland to close for road work

    163rd Street in Orland to close for road work
    Construction work will close 163rd Street Friday between La Grange Road and 94th Avenue in Orland Park as part of the La Grange Road widening project, Illinois Department of Transportation officials said this week. The road needs to close for...
  • Toll bridge work will restrict traffic in Easton

    Traffic will be restricted around the Easton-Phillipsburg Route 22 toll bridge starting at 6 a.m. Wednesday as work continues on the bridge rehabilitation project. The Route 611 underpass beneath the highway and the adjoining exit ramp from Route 22...
  • Sunset Strip expected to fully reopen Monday after water main break

    Sunset Strip expected to fully reopen Monday after water main break
    Traffic lanes on the Sunset Strip are expected to be fully reopened Monday after a water main rupture flooded the streets of the famous thoroughfare known for its nightclubs and boutiques.  The  break occurred Friday afternoon near Queens Road,...
  • Quality rapid transit is key

    U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx was in Richmond recently to make a major announcement. The City of Richmond and Henrico County have been awarded a $24.9 million grant toward design and construction of a bus rapid transit line. The project is...
  • Newport News cuts emissions, regional commission launches new website

    As world leaders discussed climate change in New York City last week, the city of Newport News reported on its effort to reduce greenhouse gases in its fleet. The city converted its 27th vehicle to propane in February, helping contribute to a fleet...
  • Take more time to fine-tune aquatic center

    Take more time to fine-tune aquatic center
    The city of Fort Lauderdale has been planning to replace its aging aquatic center for three years now. A little more time to get things right won't hurt. For an iconic facility expected to cost $33.7 million, several questions need to be addressed....
  • New sidewalks to be constructed on Ayers Road

    On Sept. 15 a public hearing about the construction of new sidewalks on Ayers Road was held during a scheduled town hall meeting. After the hearing, a resolution regarding the project passed unanimously by the town council. The sidewalks will connect to...
  • Speakers at GBC summit offer fixes for national transportation 'crisis'

    Speakers at GBC summit offer fixes for national transportation 'crisis'
    The nation's transportation system is broken, agreed a panel of transportation wonks gathered in downtown Baltimore on Thursday, but they could not agree on how to fix it. "Transportation is broken. There's no way to fund it. America is one big pothole,...
  • New Calvert Street building planned for state-leased offices

    New Calvert Street building planned for state-leased offices
    Construction of a new mid-rise office building on an angular Calvert Street plot close to Penn Station could start soon. Designs presented to the city Thursday call for a brick façade with blank windows, broken up by two tower-like structures. The...