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November 8, 1999

U.S. 63 Extended Through Arkansas

Arkansas 15 in southern Arkansas has been re-designated as part of a southern extension of U.S. 63

November 8, 1999

Highway Beautification Causes Controversy In Ohio

The Ohio Department of Transportation wants to add touches of art to drab interstate interchanges. But some people say it's wrong to spend money on beautification when it's needed to repair and maintain bridges

November 8, 1999

Delaware River Tolls Going Up

Commercial vehicles will start paying a dollar more next month to cross the four Delaware River bridges between New Jersey and Pennsylvania

November 8, 1999

New Mexico Road Funding Could Be In Jeopardy

A dispute between New Mexico and federal officials regarding authority over a nuclear waste storage site could force the state to cancel or delay $200 million in highway construction

November 7, 1999

Colorado Vote Will Speed Highway Construction

Voters in Colorado last week approved a bond issue that will allow for the faster completion of many transportation projects, including the widening of Interstate 25 in the Denver area and north of Fort Collins

November 7, 1999

North Cascades Highway To Be Closed Two Weeks

Washington state's North Cascades Highway will be closed for at least two weeks so crews can clean up fuel spilled during a tractor-trailer crash

November 5, 1999

Arkansas To Get New Weigh Stations

Arkansas is building two new weigh stations to target truckers entering the state on Interstates 40 and 55

October 21, 1999

Police Crack Down On Cincinnati Beltway Speeders

Police have written about 600 tickets in the past month as they crack down on the I-275 beltway around Cincinnati

October 18, 1999

Illinois Tries PrePass

Illinois last month became the 16th state to sign up for the PrePass automatic truck scale bypass system

October 18, 1999

North Carolina Withdraws Parking Plan

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has withdrawn a proposal to develop an action plan to address the shortage of truck parking

October 11, 1999

Study Questions Benefit Of Road Work

A new report from the Surface Transportation Policy Project questions whether the benefits of road construction are really worth the delays in congestion during construction

September 30, 1999

Fires Could Cause Traffic Problems In California

Dry conditions and high temperatures have meant forest fires in California, with more than 134,000 acres ablaze. Earlier this week, fires near Interstate 5 stalled traffic when smoke reduced visibility

September 30, 1999

I-55 Inbound To Reopen In Chicago Today

Beginning today, Phase I of the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) reconstruction project in Chicago takes the first of three major steps that will lead to the complete reopening of all inbound lanes from La Grange Road to the Dan Ryan Expressway

September 27, 1999

Some Highways Still Closed From Hurricane Damage

Although most Interstate highways are open, North Carolina, Virginia and other states hit hard by Hurricane Floyd still report some road and bridge closings due to floods and hurricane damage - and more rain this week isn't helping

September 17, 1999

Illinois Governor Looks For Ways To Reduce Tolls

Illinois Gov. George Ryan has his staff looking for ways the state could eliminate tolls and traffic-clogging toll booths but since he's ruling out an increase in gas taxes, there's a big question of how to make up for the lost toll revenue

September 5, 1999

Chicago Closing Ramps For Three Weeks

Exit ramps from the inbound Stevenson Expressway (I-55) to both directions of the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) in Chicago will close to traffic Wednesday, Sept. 8, and will be closed for three weeks

September 5, 1999

Kentucky Finishes U.S. 23 Project

A 30-year renovation project to four-lane all of U.S. 23 in Kentucky has been completed

September 5, 1999

Trucks Blamed In Horrific Fog Pile-Up In Canada

From increased truck traffic to an exploding tanker truck to the possibility that a truck collision may have triggered it, trucks played a key role in a fatal pileup of more than 60 vehicles in the fog on Hwy. 401 in Ontario Friday morning

August 30, 1999

Surveillance Cameras Installed At Arkansas Rest Areas

More than two and a half years after a truck driver was killed in an Arkansas rest area bathroom, Arkansas has finished installing video cameras at 19 interstate rest areas in hopes of deterring crime

August 30, 1999

South Carolina Restricts Trucks To Right Lanes

South Carolina will soon limit tractor-trailers to the right lanes on some stretches of Interstate 85

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