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Southcentral fires burn, traffic at a crawl on highways, evacuees tell of heavy smoke and flames  Alaska Public Media News

Major wildfires continued to burn north and south of Anchorage Monday, threatening property and major infrastructure, snarling highway travel and filling the ...


Alaska Wildfires Damage The State's Major Highways, Force Evacuations  WAMU 88.5

Wildfires near Anchorage have burned buildings, forced evacuations and blocked highway traffic. Unusually dry weather has fueled the fires in what's typically ...


Consultants - former Highways engineers - are meant to guide priorities for secondary roads - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

Governor's Office acknowledges low bidders are retired engineers who have been helping for past few months.


Fires north and south of Anchorage close highways, trigger evacuations  Alaska Public Media News

Fueled by winds and dry, warm conditions, wildfires burning Sunday to the north and the south of Anchorage crimped or closed highway traffic in both directions, ...


Local News More than $1.1B allocated to work on California highways Rachel Showalter 12:03  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

The California Transportation Commission is allocating more than $1.1 billion for 133 State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP) projects ...


Deadliest Summertime Highways In The U.S. Will Be Recast Via Self-Driving Cars  Forbes

Here's a quick roadway tip for you. If you are heading on a driving trip this summer, please try to avoid the following highways: · I-5 in California. · US-1 in Florida.


CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

GOVERNOR BAKER aims to improve transportation in our state with an $18 billion bond – $10 billion of which is earmarked for highway construction. Certainly ...


Very large oversize load to travel on New Mexico highways  KOB

Associated Press August 16, 2019 07:20 PM. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Officials say a very large oversized load will be traveling at very slow speeds on ...


Rep. Graves meets with MO Highways & Transportation Commission  KMAland

(KMAland) -- Northern Missouri Congressman Sam Graves recently met with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission about the conditions of ...


TOWHEY: Ontario can do better on our highways  Toronto Sun

A week ago Sunday, Aug. 11, there was a horrible crash on Hwy. 401 in Toronto. It happened at about 9:30 pm and involved two cars and a semi-trailer.


Company created by former Highways engineers low bidder for consulting contract  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Two former West Virginia Division of Highways district engineers who formed a company earlier this year are the apparent low bidder for a consulting contract to ...


Federal Program Would Help Cities Tear Down Highways  Streetsblog California

A bill sailing through the Senate would give cities — and grassroots groups — a chance to heal urban neighborhoods by tearing down and repairing the ...


In California: World's largest highway overpass for wildlife on track outside L.A.  CBS News

Los Angeles -- Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a mate in the big city.


Houston traffic: The $7 billion solution to gridlock is more highways  Curbed

A "Texas-sized" expansion of highways finds the sprawling city laying out a blueprint for more cars.


Highways goes to bid for expert advice on how to fix state roads  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Having evidently decided it needs help dealing with the daunting task of fixing the state's crumbling secondary roads, the state Division of Highways will open ...


Major change coming to Highway 163 exit onto Friars Road  10News

An off ramp drivers have used for decades to exit the Northbound 163 onto Friars Road is going away.


Construction to soon begin on project connecting 3 major highways  WPLG Local 10

Traffic changes are coming to South Florida. Officials said the project would connect three major highways, but the construction could cause some delays on the ...


Mississippi lawmaker calls for investigation after video of traffic stop goes viral  Jackson Clarion Ledger

A Mississippi lawmaker is calling for an investigation into a July traffic stop arrest after video of a highway patrol trooper slamming the head of a man against a ...


Developing the Lincoln Highway led to automobile tool developments | Antique Tool Talk  Oroville Mercury Register

I want to visit with you folks about a donation made to the museum. The couple who made the donation had sat in on our historical presentation and had heard ...


Woman killed in Highway 74 crash remembered as 'warm, kindhearted'  WSOC Charlotte

According to officials, the driver of the Honda, 30-year-old Megan Burnett, was killed and another person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.


New highway takeover plan being considered?  New Straits Times

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has literally a proposal on its table to take over 15 highways including the North South Expressway (NSE), which it values at ...


Tractors line Minnesota highway to honor teen killed in farming accident  WSB Atlanta

A Minnesota community said goodbye to a teen killed in a farming accident last week, as farmers lined up more than 40 tractors along a highway to pay tribute.


Iberville residents watching grass grow ever taller along state highways  WAFB

The residents along Highways 76, 77, and 411 in Iberville Parish have been watching the grass grow without interruption since January. It has grown so high, ...


Highway 264 ramp closing this morning  WITN

If you use the exit ramp on Stantonsburg Road in Greenville to get onto highway 264 toward Washington, you'll need to find another route.


Log truck spills load on inbound Highway 501  wpde.com

A log truck lost its load on Highway 501 Tuesday morning, leaving the inbound lanes blocked to thru-traffic. Highway 501 South, just before Galivants Ferry near ...


Bridge Pedal lures riders of all types to carfree highways  BikePortland.org

Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on August 11th, 2019 at 10:37 pm. Bridge Pedal first-timers Lee and Chris brought visitors from Africa, Toumany ...


Update: 2 killed in crash on Highway 15 in Perry County  WYMT News

State Police have not confirmed how many cars are involved or how long the road will be closed.


Man ticketed after dirty diaper hits Indiana officer’s car on highway  WWSB

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. (Gray News) - A man received a citation for littering after a baby's dirty diaper hit an Indiana State Trooper's car, but he denied ...


Speed Limit Reduced For Repairs On Highway 297A Bridge Over Eleven Mile Creek  NorthEscambia.com

A 25 mph speed limit will be in effect for southbound motorists through 5 p.m. Friday while crewss make repairs along the southbound lane of the bridge. Repair ...


NWC's current contracts include highway billboards, computer software licenses  Powell Tribune

The NWC Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting in Meeteetse on Monday, which included a review of active vendor contracts and memorandums of ...


Georgia Highway Becomes Testbed for Connected Vehicles  Government Technology

An 18-mile stretch of Interstate 85 in Georgia will be outfitted with a data management platform to support a connected vehicle pilot project and create a learning ...


The Unfinished History of US Freeway Revolts  CityLab

Urbanites who battled the construction of the Interstate Highway System in the 1960s saved some neighborhoods—but many highways did transform cities.


Highway 2 back open following early morning crash  1011now

Traffic is back open on Highway 2 after a crash Tuesday morning.


This Is the Most Dangerous Highway in the United States  Fodor's Travel

A tanker truck carrying around 7500 gallons of gasoline overturned early this morning on Interstate-5 near Griffith Park in Los Angeles. The truck swerved ...


Gridlock Chaos At LaGuardia Airport Leaves Fliers Running On Highways To Make Flights  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It's becoming an all too familiar sight around LaGuardia Airport – a traffic nightmare with people ditching their cars to walk on foot ...


Pedestrian Hit by Off-Duty Officer on Indian Head Highway  NBC4 Washington

A man was hit by an off-duty officer at Indiana Head Highway Tuesday morning, where several people have been struck in the past.


Local News Troopers: Two injured in multi-vehicle crash on Crawfordville Highway 10:09 PM, Aug  WTXL ABC 27

The Florida Highway Patrol is on scene of a vehicle accident with injuries that is causing a complete road block on Crawfordville Highway.


Semi truck sparks vegetation fire off southbound Highway 101, traffic impacted  San Luis Obispo Tribune

A semi truck caught fire in Atascadero, California, on Highway 101 near the Santa Barbara Road off-ramp on Monday, burning vegetation, the CA Highway ...


Man arrested highway shooting in NE Wichita  KWCH

Wichita police are investigating after they say a man ran into the Patrol North substation with a gunshot wound.


Wallingford man killed in fiery truck crash on CT highway  New Haven Register

A 61-year-old Walliongford man was killed Monday in a crash on I-395 in Norwich. Robert P. Neubig, of Signal Road, was killed after his oversized tractor-trailer ...


Brooklynites Unite Under a Divided Highway in Brooklyn  Spectrum News NY1

Governor Cuomo's office announced $5.6 million for the Brooklyn Strand Urban Design Action Plan, to make the streets more pedestrian-friendly.


Dozens Of Tractors Line Norseland Highway To Honor Teen Killed In Farm Accident  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A small community is coming together to honor a teenager's life, in a very unique and fitting way. Eighteen-year-old Landon Gran ...


Highway 85 open in Commerce City following crash involving truck, bicyclist  FOX31 Denver

COMMERCE CITY, Colo-- A crash at around 4:22 a.m. on Tuesday morning between a truck and bicyclist shut down US 6 in both directions in Commerce City.


PMO snubs Gadkari, stalls conversion of 53,000 km of state roads into national highways  ThePrint

PMO stepped in as it felt that Nitin Gadkari's ministry, which has projected a revenue deficit of over Rs 37000 crore, needs to practise fiscal discipline.


White County man killed crossing highway  KAIT

white county man killed in pedestrian vs vehicle accident.


Driving down highway with kids riding in boat on trailer not OK - MnDNR CO Reports  Brainerd Dispatch

Conservation Officer (CO) Karl Hadrits (Crosby) reports activity this past week of taking enforcement action on illegal wildlife feeding and a person trying to block ...


Memorial to be held for CHP officer killed in Riverside  10News

Members of law enforcement from across the state are expected at a memorial Tuesday for the California Highway Patrol officer killed last week when a motorist ...


Commentary: Huge investments and 5G super highways. How China is powering ahead in the network race  CNA

5G promises huge benefits for China as the country pushes on with research, development and testing of new technologies, say ARA Private Fund's Dr ...


Three cars run over woman walking on SC highway at night, highway patrol says  The State

A woman was killed late Saturday night when she got out of a vehicle that drove off on a highway in Anderson County and was hit by three cars while walking on ...


Does your morning commute take you to Cortland County? This crash may impact your drive  Press & Sun-Bulletin

A tractor trailer crash on I-81 in Cortland County has left a stretch partially closed Tuesday morning. Allow extra time for your morning commute.


Senators back big jump in federal highway spending  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators unveiled a proposal on Monday to authorize $287 billion in federal government spending over ...


TRAFFIC ALERT: Downed power lines blocks part of Highway 544  WMBF

Troopers are warning drivers to expect delays on Highway 544 near Highway 17 Business because of downed power lines.


Sterling Highway reopens both directions as Swan Lake fire burns  KTUU.com

Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities says the Sterling Highway is expected to be open both directions at noon Monday.


UPDATE: Needles Highway reopens, Big Bend fire remains about 50% contained  KTNV Las Vegas

UPDATE 5:06 P.M. AUG. 19: No progress is being made on the brush fire that has closed Big Bend in Laughlin, but Needles Highway has been reopened.


Two dead in head-on collision on Highway 132  Montreal Gazette

The force of the impact was such that one of the vehicles was cut in two.


More paving planned for Highway 17: Roadshow  The Mercury News

Q: I commute Highway 17 a few days a week from Santa Cruz and wondered about something: They've been repaving much of it, mostly the Santa Cruz County ...


North Dakota Highway Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash  KVRR

Belfield, ND–The North Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred 15 miles north of Belfield, ND on Monday. The ND Highway Patrol ...


Surry County to hold ceremony for fallen N.C. Highway Patrol trooper  Winston-Salem Journal

Surry County officials will hold a celebration of life ceremony Saturday at the Surry County Courthouse Square in Dobson to remember Trooper Samuel Newton ...


Garbage truck hits railroad crossing, flips on Highway 99 in Lodi  KCRA Sacramento

Northbound lanes of Highway 99 in the Lodi area are moving slowly after a garbage truck crashed into a railroad overcrossing and flipped on its side Monday.


Highway 302 reopened following crash in Kermit  CBS7 News

A crash shut down the intersection of Highway 115 and Highway 302 west of Kermit on Tuesday.


Highway 301 reopens after Wilson crash  WITN

Wilson police say Highway 301 was closed in both directions from the Highway 42 East. exit ramp towards the intersection of Highway 301 and Lipscomb Road.


Troopers warn about serious fines after highway highjinks were caught on video  ABC6OnYourSide.com

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is sending a warning out to people who may try to have some highway fun while traveling the roads. "That's something that's not ...


Why are so many people getting shot on California highways?  The Guardian

San Francisco Bay Area freeways have become a common venue for gun violence. Experts point to gang conflicts and displacement.


Traffic delayed on Highway 50 as firefighters contain blaze  Sacramento Bee

Eastbound Highway 50 between El Dorado Road and Missouri Flat Road was congested early Monday afternoon due to a vegetation fire, authorities reported.


Puerto Ricans Just Shut Down a Major Highway Because They're Not Kidding About #RickyRenuncia  VICE News

The protesters stormed Puerto Rico Highway 18, also known as Expreso Las Américas, Monday morning as vehicles were still on the road.


Ontario government gives green light to Bradford Bypass that will link highways 400 and 404  Global News

Ontario's transportation minister Caroline Mulroney announced on Thursday that the province will be moving forward with the Bradford Bypass, which will link ...


Serious motorcycle crash closes Lee Highway in Ooltewah Monday morning  WTVC

Chattanooga Police closed a stretch of Lee Highway Monday morning after a serious motorcycle crash. We don't know who was injured, or how badly. We have ...


Places of Highway 50: Petes Puddle poised for comeback  The Hutchinson News

Editor's note: Places of Highway 50 is a five-part series meant to take note of the places passed on the route between Newton and Hutchinson. A 2018 Kansas ...


SUV crashes after high-speed highway pursuit in north Columbus  ABC6OnYourSide.com

State troopers were searching for three people who ran from a crash early Tuesday morning following a high-speed pursuit along I-71 in north Columbus. A state ...


Highway 191 guardrail repairs expected to snarl Big Sky, Bozeman traffic for months  NBC Montana

An attempt to save lives on a very busy Montana highway is underway in the Gallatin Canyon. Crews began working on installing more than 5 miles of guardrail ...


State Highway 158 reopened following crash  CBS7 News

A crash shut down lanes of State Highway 258 east of Midland on Monday morning.


The Highway Was Supposed to Save This City. Can Tearing It Down Fix the Sins of the Past?  Jalopnik

Helen Hudson will tell you what the 15th Ward was like when she was a girl. In the 1950s and early '60s, the Syracuse neighborhood was home to thousands of ...


Suspects in Canada Highway Murders Recorded 'Last Will and Testament' Before Killing Themselves: Report  Inside Edition

The teen fugitives believed responsible for a killing spree across Canada that saw three slain before the wanted young men were found dead may have shared ...


Portland metro Monday traffic: Road work slows traffic on Highway 99 in Hazel Dell  OregonLive

Road repair work on NE Highway 99 between 78th Avenue and 134th Street begins Monday morning.


E-tolling infrastructure set up at 75% of national highways  Economic Times

ET had reported on July 9 that the government planned to make electronic tolling mandatory in a bid to reduce congestion at toll plazas.


Highway 92 Construction Taking Place Today  KNIA / KRLS Radio

Construction on Highway 92 will take place today in Indianola. The project, which involves milling and overlay work from Highway 5 to west of Indianola, was ...


Houston's Highway Mega-Plan: An Environmental Justice Disaster  Streetsblog Los Angeles

Thousands of Houstonians are in danger of losing their homes as the state of Texas proceeds with a massive, $7 billion plan to widen almost every highway in ...


In pics: first highway bridge connecting China and Russia under construction - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Workers work at the construction site of the first highway bridge connecting China and Russia across the Heilongjiang River, Aug. 19, 2019. Measuring 1,284 ...


Outback drivers littering iconic tracks and highways with televisions, stereos, tyres  ABC News

The nation's vast network of outback tracks may hold a special place in the hearts and minds of intrepid Australians, but many are shocked by the litter.


Highway employees' pay grievance headed to mediation  WDTV

A pay grievance filed by more than 270 Division of Highways employees is headed to mediation.


Fire crews extinguish grass fire near Los Gatos highway  The Mercury News

LOS GATOS — Santa Clara County fire crews swiftly contained a grass fire in Los Gatos on Sunday, but not before a lane of Highway 17 was closed in the ...


Iowa man killed in northeast Nebraska highway collision  KCRG

Authorities say an Iowa man died after his vehicle collided with another on a northeast Nebraska highway.


OST Highway Safety ready for Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign  Kotatv

To put it in perspective, Rapid City Police made 909 DUI arrests last year. With less than half the population, Pine Ridge Police made 789 DUI arrests.


The 'Zipper Merge' May Seem Aggressive, But It's Actually A Highway Congestion Reliever  WBUR

A zipper merge — which is a late merge, using both lanes as long as possible — is often safer and will keep traffic flowing, but it's far from the popular move ...


WATCH: Deadliest Highway In Oklahoma  News On 6

A New report lists the deadliest highways in every state. According to Geotab.com, Oklahoma's highway 69 is the deadliest in the state. It runs across eastern ...


Minister not aware of reported new highway takeover plan  The Edge Markets MY

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): Works Minister Baru Bian is not aware of a new plan for the government's takeover of 15 highways. “Sorry, I am not aware of such ...


One Killed, Three Injured in Highway Collision near Hemet  NBC Palm Springs

One person was fatally injured and three others were hurt Monday in a two-car crash just west of Hemet. The California Highway Patrol reported that two cars ...


Motorcyclist ejected, killed, after striking vehicle on Highway C in Salem Lakes  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

SALEM LAKES -- A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Monday, Aug. 19 on Highway C in the Village of Salem Lakes. Officials with the Kenosha County Sheriff's ...


FASTags Mandatory For Toll Payment On Highways Starting December 1  Goodreturns

FASTags are government-issued smartcards for paying toll charges on highways. Rolled-out in the year 2014, these prepaid tags enable auto payment of toll, ...


Speed limits under review on Bay of Plenty highways  New Zealand Herald

The NZ Transport Agency is reviewing speed limits on some Bay of Plenty highways to "save lives". The affected stretches of road are along State Highway 33 ...


Ruptured gas line closes Buford Highway in Norcross, homes evacuated  CBS46 News Atlanta

Construction crews doing work in Norcross have ruptured a gas line and that has forced the closure of Buford Highway and as many as four homes have been ...


Semitruck crashed into guardrail, causing brush fire along Pierce County highway  KIRO Seattle

A brush fire burned early Monday along SR 512 in Pierce County after a semitruck crashed into a guardrail and burst into flames, prompting lane closures.


Driver in Highway 53 crash charged with sixth OWI  WEAU

EAU CLAIRE COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) -- The driver of a car involved in a head-on crash on Highway 53 in July is charged with his sixth offense operating while ...


Watt Street to close to reconstruct highway for overpass project  KAIT

The construction project that includes building an overpass over the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad will cause Watt Street to close.


Boy rescued from Yuba River near Highway 49  KCRA Sacramento

A water rescue is underway at the South Fork of the Yuba River near Highway 49, the Nevada City Fire Department said.


Connecting an island: Traveling the Pan Borneo Highway  Mongabay.com

The Malaysian states of Sarawak and Sabah are in the midst of building more than 2,000 kilometers (1,200 miles) of the Pan Borneo Highway. The goal is to ...


Portion of Highway 11 closed following collision at Wanuskewin Road intersection  Saskatoon StarPhoenix

The northbound lane of Highway 11 at Wanuskewin Road is expected to remain closed for several hours after a collision between two vehicles occurred at the ...


Montana News Highway Patrol responds to deadly weekend on Montana roads Jonathon Ambarian 5:42 PM  KTVH

Montana Highway Patrol leaders say they are going through one of the most challenging times of the year for deadly traffic crashes.


Loose horse leading Amish buggy killed instantly in Hillsboro highway crash  News8000.com - WKBT

The Vernon County Sheriff's Office released a statement saying that a horse leading an Amish buggy was killed instantly during a highway collision in Hillsboro ...


Firefighters respond to fire along Golden State Highway  Bakersfield Now

Firefighters were battling a roadside grass fire Monday evening along Golden State Highway in Bakersfield. Most of the flames were confined to the northbound ...


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