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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Fighting Back Against DOT's War on Highway Exit Numbers

    Just when you think you the state Department of Transportation couldn't inconvenience you anymore, they announce a plan to change the numbers of all the highway exits. Why? To be in lock step with the dumb-ass federal system used in other states,...
  • Middle Ground Boulevard extension in Newport News will not open for another month

    Middle Ground Boulevard extension in Newport News will not open for another month
    NEWPORT NEWS — It will be at least another month before motorists can begin using the new segment of Middle Ground Boulevard. The four-lane road, which will provide a new connection between Jefferson Avenue and Warwick Boulevard, was scheduled for...
  • Hollywood turnpike toll booths disappearing

    Hollywood turnpike toll booths disappearing
    Q: What kind of work is being done at the Hollywood interchange on Florida's Turnpike? Rochelle Weissman via Twitter @RoDKW A: Overhead gantries are being installed in preparation for the conversion to electronic tolling in the fall of 2015. Once...
  • Jane Addams Tollway widening from Elgin to Rockford to be done Tuesday

    The rebuilding and widening of the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway between Elgin and Rockford is scheduled for completion Tuesday, after two years of construction, the tollway announced. The 37-mile stretch of the Addams (Interstate 90) between the Elgin...
  • Traffic: Debris cleared from I-895 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Debris cleared from I-895 South in Baltimore City
    All lanes are open on Interstate 895 South in Baltimore City on Tuesday morning with the clearing of debris past the Moravia Road exit, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash on I-795 South in Owings Mills prior to...
  • Rocky Hill Officials Discuss Plans For Road Improvements

    ROCKY HILL – A new bridge over Goff Brook on Old Main Street and total re-pavement of heavily traveled Brook Street highlighted the first year of the town's five-year plan to upgrade local roads and streets. About $3 million of the proceeds from a...
  • L.A.'s ExpressPark connects motorists to downtown parking spots

    L.A.'s ExpressPark connects motorists to downtown parking spots
    In congested commercial and residential areas, circling block after block to find an empty parking space can be tedious and irritating. But in downtown Los Angeles, one of the more innovative programs in the nation is making the hunt less irritating....
  • Traffic, time slow in Guadalupe, Ariz., town rich with Yaqui traditions

    Traffic, time slow in Guadalupe, Ariz., town rich with Yaqui traditions
    The entrance to the town that time passed by is marked by brake lights. The speed limit is 20 mph, about half what it is on the surrounding streets of Phoenix and Tempe. So on weekday evenings the traffic backup can stretch for hundreds of yards —...
  • Traffic: Collision on U.S. 1 in Jessup

    Traffic: Collision on U.S. 1 in Jessup
    All northbound traffic on U.S. 1 in Jessup is closed at Assateague Drive due to a two-vehicle collision at 9:02 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in...
  • Traffic: Roadwork on U.S. 1

    Traffic: Roadwork on U.S. 1
    The state Department of Transportation said that emergency roadwork on U.S. 1 North in the Nottingham area that began on Wednesday continued into Thursday morning. The roadwork between Putty Hill Avenue and Dunfield Road has closed all northbound...
  • PennDOT surpasses road, bridge repair goals

    PennDOT surpasses road, bridge repair goals
    HARRISBURG — Barry Schoch won't gloat. He's too professional. Too serious about his life's work as an engineer. Too proud of the men and women he directs as secretary of the state Department of Transportation. But Schoch would have every right...