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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop

    Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop
    A two-vehicle collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 at Old Court Road in Lochearn has closed the outer loop left traffic lane and outer loop left shoulder at 8:45 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The inner loop...
  • Stuck in bad traffic? Good chance it's Thursday evening

    Stuck in bad traffic? Good chance it's Thursday evening
    Crawling along Southern California's freeways at rush hour, you might have wanted to scream: "This traffic is the worst!" If it was a Thursday evening, you probably were right. At least, that's the consensus of three companies that analyze traffic...
  • New Touhy viaduct set for Park Ridge to fix falling debris

     New Touhy viaduct set for Park Ridge to fix falling debris
    Long-awaited repairs to the 73-year-old Touhy Avenue railroad viaduct will begin soon and should be complete by year's end, Park Ridge officials said at Wednesday's city council meeting. The Illinois Department of Transportation finally approved plans to...
  • Tollway's list of 'Super Scofflaws' keeps growing

    Tollway's list of 'Super Scofflaws' keeps growing
    Tae Young Kim is caught in a bind. The Illinois Tollway says his Prospect Heights limousine business owes nearly $800,000 in tolls and fines, an amount he says is impossible to pay. That debt — the result of thousands of unpaid tolls over...
  • Bridging The Gaps Along The Air Line, Hop River Rail Trails

    Bridging The Gaps Along The Air Line, Hop River Rail Trails
    Those who have climbed aboard the Air Line or Hop River linear rail trails know there are no happy endings at the border with Willimantic. Whether taking the abandoned railroad right-of-ways from Vernon along the old Hartford, Providence and Fishkill...
  • Chicago drivers, slow down. This isn't Frogger.

    Chicago drivers, slow down. This isn't Frogger.
    You know those fluorescent signs positioned in the roadway that warn of pedestrian crossings? The ones that read in bold lettering, "STOP"? Take a moment, Chicago drivers, to let this sink in: You're plowing into them. Routinely. That doesn't bode...
  • Harvard-Westlake's quest for 750 new parking spaces

    To the editor: Your article on Harvard-Westlake School's proposed 750-space parking structure and pedestrian bridge in Studio City barely addresses traffic congestion. ("Harvard-Westlake School's plan for parking structure upsets neighbors," Nov. 4)...
  • Traffic: Collisions on BW Parkway in Linthicum

    Traffic: Collisions on BW Parkway in Linthicum
    A collision on the Baltimore Washington Parkway North in Linthicum, just north of the Baltimore Beltway, has closed the northbound right shoulder at 9:04 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. Another collision on the BW...
  • Construction on Crenshaw/LAX line is hurting business, merchants say

    Construction on Crenshaw/LAX line is hurting business, merchants say
    When Jamie Edwards was looking for a place to take his grooming business, he thought he had found the perfect spot at Stakely's Barbershop on busy Crenshaw Boulevard in South Los Angeles. The shop was in the middle of a thriving commercial corridor,...
  • Demolition, Renovations On Deck As Springfield Makes Way For MGM

    Demolition, Renovations On Deck As Springfield Makes Way For MGM
    SPRINGFIELD — The last obstacle removed, MGM Springfield moved forward Wednesday morning with plans to transform three city blocks into an $800 million gambling resort. Contractors drilled for soil samples at the site of a closed school on...
  • Expanded parking plan at mosque draws community ire

    Expanded parking plan at mosque draws community ire
    City officials are poised to approve a permit that would allow a Des Plaines mosque to expand its parking lot despite some neighbors' opposition to the plan. Several aldermen were ready to advance the request for a conditional use permit by the...