Road Construction

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August 23, 2013

Pennsylvania Changing Bridge Weight Limits Starting August 29

Pennsylvania DOT Secretary Barry Schoch has authorized his department to add or increase weight restrictions to about 1,000 structurally deficient bridges.

August 23, 2013

Section of I-65/I-70 Soon to Close for About Two Months

The Indiana Department of Transportation is launching an accelerated project that will close Interstate 65 and Interstate 70 between the north and south splits on the east side of downtown Indianapolis for approximately 59 days to reconstruct and lower one-half mile of pavement beneath seven bridges.

August 22, 2013

Closure of I-95 South in Virginia Friday Night/Saturday Morning

On Friday during overnight hours, the Virginia Department of Transportation will close all lanes on I-95 south at the Fairfax County Parkway to place a 109-ton steel box beam across the lanes that will support a flyover ramp for the new 95 Express Lanes.

August 6, 2013

Connecticut Passes Milestone in Major I-95 Project

The end is in sight for a construction project along Interstate 95 that’s been going on in Connecticut for more than a decade. An I-95 southbound traffic shift marks the completion of Stage 2B construction of NHHC and the start of Stage 3 construction, two months ahead of the original schedule,

August 6, 2013

Ground Broken for I-95 & Pennsylvania Turnpike Interchange

In the not too distant future, traffic will finally be able to travel between Interstate 95 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike without having to use other roadways. Ground has been broken on a project in the southeastern part of the state kicking off the start of the $500 million Stage 1 of the project.

August 5, 2013

Iowa DOT to Close I-35 in Warren County Aug. 6-8 for Nighttime Construction

Removal of the Adams Street bridge over Interstate 35 in Warren County, Iowa will require closing the north- and southbound lanes between Iowa 5 (exit 68 near Cumming) and Iowa 92 (exit 56 near Bevington) from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 6, 7 and 8, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Chariton construction office.

August 2, 2013

I-84 Westbound Ramp to Northbound I-5 Will Become One Lane

The third and final closure in the Interstate 84 paving will begin at 11 p.m. Saturday when the westbound lanes close as the final phase of the project gets under way.

July 31, 2013

Tunneling Machine Begins 14-month Journey Beneath Seattle

Bertha, the world’s largest tunneling machine, officially started the 2-mile journey beneath downtown Seattle. This afternoon, Bertha’s 5-story-tall cutterhead broke through the north wall of her 80-foot-deep launch pit. She’s expected to emerge in about 14 months near the intersection of Sixth Avenue North and Harrison Street.

July 31, 2013

Vermont Raises $10.3 milion in Sale of Transportation Bonds

On Tuesday, Vermont's State Treasurer Beth Pearce announced the successful sale of Vermont special obligation transportation infrastructure bonds totalling $10.3 million.

July 30, 2013

Overnight Closure Set Aug. 1 for Highway 52 Lafayette Bridge in St. Paul

Drivers in St. Paul, Minn,, will encounter an overnight closure and detour on southbound Highway 52 as crews close the roadway for patching.

July 29, 2013

I-5 Whilamut Passage Bridge Opens

The I-5 Whilamut Passage Bridge over the Willamette River was recently completed, and will reduce congestion and improve freight movement through the critical corridor.

July 17, 2013

I-95 South Full Closure Overnight for Bridge Work, July 19-21

Weather permitting, on Friday night, July 19, through Sunday night July 21, starting each night at 9:30 p.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation will begin to close lanes on I-95 south near Exit 148, Marine Corps Base Quantico.

July 15, 2013

U.S. 51 Ohio River Bridge Restricts Traffic Width

Work to maintain and repair the U.S. 51 Ohio River Bridge between Wickliffe, Ky., and Cairo, Ill., will restrict traffic to a 7-foot maximum load width starting Monday, July 29. The work zone restriction will prohibit trucks, buses, motor homes and vehicles pulling trailers from crossing the bridge for approximately 50 days.

July 9, 2013

Lane Closures on I-55 South of I-80 for Bridge Repair

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that repair work is underway on the truss bridges carrying I-55 over the Des Plaines River between Arsenal Road and Bluff Road near Channahon.

July 9, 2013

Full Closure of I-95 South for Bridge Work July 12-13

Weather permitting, on Friday night, July 12, and Saturday night July 13, starting at 9:30 p.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation will begin to close lanes on I-95 South.

May 20, 2013

Maryland I-95 Northbound Welcome Centers to Close for Daytime Paving

Crews have completed paving of the southbound rest area of the I-95 Welcome Center rest areas in Howard County. Work will begin on the northbound rest area on Monday, May 20. Please note that crews will not be working on Memorial Day (Monday, May 27) or on Tuesday, May 28. The rest area will be open those days.

May 15, 2013

Width Restrictions for I-84 in Eastern Oregon, MP 248-261

Beginning May 20, the first construction season of a three-year project along I-84 between MP 248 and MP 260.7 will begin

May 13, 2013

Maryland I-95 Welcome Centers to Close for Daytime Paving

The Maryland State Highway Administration advises travlers that a paving project starting Monday, May 13, will require daytime closures of the I-95 Welcome Center rest areas in Howard County. The closures will affect one welcome center at a time, beginning with the southbound side on May 13.

May 13, 2013

Night-time Lane Closures Scheduled for Minnesota's Interstates 94 and 35E

Travelers may encounter nightly delays beginning May 13 at the I-94/I-35E Capitol Interchange in St. Paul.

April 4, 2013

I-20 Detour Begins Monday in Alabama

Trucking through a section in the Heart of Dixie will be more complicated starting Monday, April 8 That’s when the first phase of major reconstruction project begins along Interstate 20 in Alabama.

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