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April 10, 2000

Idaho Installs Rumble Strips

Rumble strips have been installed on a 16-mile stretch of Interstate 84 east of Boise, ID

April 7, 2000

Missouri I-44 Closed From Truck Accident

Interstate 44 in south central Missouri near St. Robert is closed as bridge repairs are made following a fatal truck wreck

April 6, 2000

Major I-95 Nighttime Lane Closures Begin April 11

Over the next three weeks, beginning Tuesday night, April 11, expect lane closures as well as traffic stoppages on I-95 at Springfield, VA, weeknights between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m

March 31, 2000

Construction Season Gears Up In Illinois

The Illinois Department of Transportation last week announced that two construction hot spots are shifting into high gear this month

March 31, 2000

OHSA Targets Road Construction Safety in Midwest

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched an inspection program in Illinois, Wisconsin and Ohio aimed at increasing safety for workers and motorists in construction zones

March 31, 2000

Sweet E-ZPass 'Grandfather' Deal

More than half the trucks on the New Jersey Turnpike will use the new E-Zpass automated toll system when it goes online in August. That’s the word from Turnpike Authority’s executive director, Ed Gross, who has overseen the much-delayed E-Zpass installation

March 29, 2000

PennDOT Brags About Pennsylvania Interstates

Ride quality on Pennsylvania interstates improved dramatically last year -- surpassing the national standard for ride smoothness, and producing the best scores in Pennsylvania Department of Transportation history

March 28, 2000

Warm Weather Brings Highway Work To Wisconsin

A number of stretches of Wisconsin interstate are scheduled for highway work this spring and summer, meaning closed lanes and construction delays

March 23, 2000

Too Many New Roads, Not Enough Bike Trails, Transit Advocates Say

State transportation officials are spending too much federal money on new roads and not enough on mass transit, bike trails, and other people-moving alternatives likely to reduce traffic congestion, says the Surface Transportation Policy Project

March 23, 2000

New St. Louis Overpasses Can't Handle Oversize Loads

Missouri is replacing 13 overpasses on I-70 in the St. Louis area, but most won't meet state or federal height standards for highway bridges, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Representatives of the trucking industry question

March 22, 2000

Too Many Potholes, Study Says

More than a third of the major roads in the nation's largest metropolitan areas are significantly deteriorated and badly in need of reconstruction or resurfacing, says a recently released report from The Road Information Program.

March 16, 2000

Oregon Providing Free Highway Info Via Fax

Truckers can now get up-to-the-minute information on closures and traffic delays on Oregon state highways through the Oregon Department of Transportation's free QuickFax service

March 15, 2000

Lots of Road Construction in St. Louis

As spring arrives, several construction projects will get underway in the St. Louis area. They include night and midday pavement and bridge-deck repairs on Interstate 44, between Lindbergh Blvd. in Kirkwood and Murdoch Ave. in Webster

March 13, 2000

I-25 to be Improved in Colorado

An 18-month project is underway to improve the northbound lanes of Interstate 25 between Bijou and Fillmore Streets in Colorado Springs. Northbound traffic will be rerouted to a temporary road alongside the southbound lanes of

March 13, 2000

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

March 8, 2000

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.

March 6, 2000

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

February 29, 2000

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

February 17, 2000

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

February 15, 2000

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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