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March 13, 2000 - Industry News

Illinois DOT Working on Chicago Bottleneck

The Illinois Department of Transportation will soon begin the two-year task of unsnarling the Hillside Bottleneck in the Chicago area

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March 8, 2000 - Industry News

Ohio Turnpike Plazas to Be Closed For Renovations

In the midst of a capital improvement program to reconstruct 16 service plazas, the Ohio Turnpike Commission has announced that it will close two plazas in March and another two in September.

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March 6, 2000 - Industry News

Western Governors Oppose Diversion of Highway Money

A dozen Western governors are opposing a federal budget proposal that would divert more than $1 billion in state highway funds

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February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Final Phase Of I-55 Reconstruction To Start In Chicago

The final phase of Illinois' Mission I-55, the Stevenson Expressway reconstruction in Chicago, begins at 9 p.m. Friday

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February 17, 2000 - Industry News

New York Thruway Backs Off Toll Proposal

Under pressure from everyone from the trucking industry to the governor, the New York Thruway Authority said it will reconsider its proposed toll hike

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February 15, 2000 - Industry News

New York Thruway Chief Says Higher Tolls Needed

The New York Thruway Authority proposes to raise tolls in June. Authority chief John Platt told the state Assembly's Transportation Committee that without the increase, the authority would fall $216 million short of what it needs to pay off debt and pay for maintenance and construction during the next six years

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February 9, 2000 - Industry News

Ohio Looks At Future Of I-75

The Ohio Department of Transportation, along with the cities of Cincinnati, Dayton and Toledo, are taking a close look at what needs to be done to Interstate 75 as traffic continues to increase

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January 28, 2000 - Industry News

Higher Tolls And A Side of Fries

Great news. Now you can use your toll booth transponder to pay for Big Macs. Just pick up your order at a participating McDonalds in California’s Orange County and scoot through. The Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA)

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January 28, 2000 - Industry News

Not So Intelligent Transportation

Collision in New Jersey! Local politics runs over national policy! You'll never see the headline, but the collision is real enough. Last week, the New Jersey Turnpike announced

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January 26, 2000 - Industry News

New Jersey Turnpike Hikes Tolls

The New Jersey Turnpike Commission has approved a set of toll hikes beginning this spring. The timing and amount will depend on the deployment of the EZ-Pass electronic toll collection system on the 118-mile-long road

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January 24, 2000 - Industry News

10 Killed In Fiery Pileup

The southbound lane of Interstate 29 near Platte City, MO, remained closed early this morning as workers cleared the remains of a fiery 24-vehicle pileup that killed 10 after a tractor-trailer jackknifed on the icy interstate

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January 10, 2000 - Industry News

PrePass Added To East St. Louis Weigh Station

The PrePass system is being installed at the weigh station on the westbound lane of Interstate 55/70 in Maryville, IL, just east of St. Louis

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January 5, 2000 - Industry News

New Jersey Toll Increase Vote Could Be Delayed

A vote by New Jersey Turnpike commissioners on whether to raise tolls could be postponed so officials can have time to go through more than 1,000 public comments

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January 3, 2000 - Industry News

Detour In Place On Florida 19

Trucks traveling on State Road 19 from the Groveland, FL, area to U.S. Highway 27 in northern Lake County will have to take a long detour starting this week

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December 22, 1999 - Industry News

Expert Says Illinois Should Not Abolish Tollway

An international expert on toll roads is urging Illinois not to abolish its tollway system

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December 22, 1999 - Industry News

Arkansas Gets Money For Interstate 30

The U.S. Department of Transportation released more than $14 million in grants for Arkansas highways and bridges

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December 21, 1999 - Industry News

Wilson Bridge Replacement Going Forward

Construction of a 12-lane replacement of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Washington, DC, is set to go forward after a court decision last week

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December 21, 1999 - Industry News

Georgia To Change Exit Numbering

Georgia is changing its Interstate exit numbering system to reflect the number of miles rather than the number of exits

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December 21, 1999 - Industry News

West Virginia Turnpike Offers Electronic Tolls

The West Virginia Turnpike has added the E-ZPass electronic toll collection system

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December 15, 1999 - Industry News

Mixed Opinions At New Jersey Toll Hearings

The New Jersey Turnpike's proposal to raise tolls in 2001 and 2003 drew mixed reviews during public hearings this week

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December 14, 1999 - Industry News

New Jersey Holding Hearings On Proposed Toll Hike

Public hearings are being held today and tomorrow on the proposed toll hike on the New Jersey Turnpike

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December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Trucks Back On Kentucky's I-75

After more than two years, trucks are again allowed on I-75 through Covington, KY, into Cincinnati

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December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Fatal Rockslide Speeds I-70 Improvement Plans

A fatal rockslide last week has prompted Colorado officials to speed up plans to make improvements to I-70 to prevent more slides

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December 10, 1999 - Industry News

Northern Perimeter Road Proposed For Atlanta

Georgia's Department of Transportation is expected to start reviewing a report this month on building a new "Northern Arc" highway near Atlanta to deal with the city's growing traffic congestion

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November 29, 1999 - Industry News

Be Careful What You Wish For

Truckers love to complain about the condition of some of the nation's highways, a fact capitalized on by one industry magazine with its annual "Worst Roads" trucker poll. But two states blame trucks for the problem -- and say truckers should be prepared to ante up to fix it

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