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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • State's 5 worst bottlenecks are in L.A., Orange counties

    State's 5 worst bottlenecks are in L.A., Orange counties
    During the evening rush hour, a section of Interstate 5 between the 710 and 605 freeways becomes a mosh pit of commuters as tens of thousands of vehicles outbound from L.A. squeeze from five lanes to four. The crush can last three hours or more and,...
  • Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight to stay jailed until March court hearing in deadly hit-and-run case

    Marion "Suge" Knight will remain behind bars for the next six weeks in a murder case while lawyers prepare for a hearing that prosecutors said Monday could include evidence of other crimes. Knight is currently charged with murder, attempted murder and...
  • NHTSA Fines Airbag Maker $14,000 a Day

     
    Airbag-manufacturer Takata will be fined $14,000 a day by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration because it has not cooperated with a probe of its faulty airbags, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today. Related: NHTSA Urges...
  • Whole Foods to anchor posh apartment complex in downtown L.A.

     Whole Foods to anchor posh apartment complex in downtown L.A.
    A ritzy 700-unit apartment complex, anchored by a prominent supermarket on the ground floor, is rising in resurging downtown Los Angeles. The project, called Eighth & Grand, is one of several residential and retail developments that are transforming...
  • Clarendon Hills may withhold permits to debtors

    Clarendon Hills may withhold permits to debtors
    Clarendon Hills trustees are expected to vote in March on six ordinance amendments that will allow for the village to collect outstanding debts from anyone seeking issuance or renewal of various permits and licenses. "Debt collection is always an issue,...
  • New DOT study examines future transportation challenges

    Inset: The Federal Highway Administration has estimated that approximately $77 billion in annual investment is needed to meet the needs of our federal highway system. WASHINGTON — There is good news and bad news for the rural South in the...
  • State transportation board signs off on much shorter Route 460

    State transportation board signs off on much shorter Route 460
    The Commonwealth Transportation Board signed off Wednesday on a scaled-down plan for U.S. 460 and picked a contractor for phase one of Interstate 64's widening. That widening, from Jefferson Avenue to Yorktown Road, will begin in the coming months,...
  • Ann McFeatters: Trickle-down theory makes less sense then ever before

    SEATTLE � The governor of Washington wants to raise the state tax on a gallon of gasoline by at least 11 cents. A continent away the governor of Maryland wants to block a scheduled increase in the state tax on gas. We've got ourselves more battles...
  • Collision on MD 100 West in Hanover

    Collision on MD 100 West in Hanover
    A two-vehicle collision on MD 100 West in Hanover prior to Arundel Mills Boulevard has closed the left traffic lane and left shoulder to westbound traffic at 8:50 a.m. Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are open on...
  • Crying fowl: Crates of chickens fly out of tractor-trailer

    Pennsylvania State Police are crying fowl after crates of live chickens hurtled off a tractor-trailer on a Pennsylvania highway and the birds flew the coop. The feather-ruffling incident happened at around 6:30 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 80 in Nescopeck...
  • Maryland has more than 80 bridges with structural problems

    While transportation officials ordered the immediate inspection of 27 bridges last week after concrete fell from a Prince George's County overpass, Maryland has dozens of other spans similarly designated as structurally deficient. Those 27 bridges...