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New phase of I-75 construction begins next week
A new phase of construction will begin next week on the I-75 project between South Boulevard and Coolidge Highway        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Freeway Interstate Highway System Interstate 75 Lane Road Motorway Traffic Pontiac Michigan
Bangladesh ministers, VIPs warned against driving on wrong side
The government has warned of tough legal actions against anyone caught driving on the wrong lane, even if the offender is a minister, an MP or a VIP.
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Collision between bus, pickup, auto-rickshaw leaves three dead in Comilla
Three people have been killed and at least four others injured after a collision between a bus, a pickup and an auto-rickshaw in Comilla's Chouddagram.
133 points by | Road Medicine Faisal of Saudi Arabia Medical school The Road Comilla Freeway Accident
Truck-pickup collision leaves two dead in Tangail
Two persons were killed when a Dhaka-bound truck and a pickup collided head-on in Tangail's Mirzapur.
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Four injured, including child, in Akron highway crash
Four people, including one child, suffered "traumatic" injuries in a Tuesday evening car crash, according to fire officials. AKRON, Ohio -- Four people, including one child, were injured in an Akron highway crash Tuesday night, the Akron fire department said.  The crash happened about 7 p.m. Tuesday in the eastbound lane of Interstate 76 near East Market Street, according to a fire department news release. Four people were reported trapped in their vehicles.  Fire crews arrived at the crash scene to control traffic and remove the injured people, the news release states. The four were taken to three different hospitals with "traumatic injuries." The cause of the crash remains under investigation, the news release says. The number of cars involved was not immediately known. No information about the injured people's ages or genders were released. Their current conditions are also unknown. Traffic appears to be moving smoothly on Interstate 76 as of 8 p.m., according to the Ohio Department of Transportation traffic site OhGo.com.  This post will be updated as more details are released.  If you'd like to comment on this post, please visit the cleveland.com crime and courts comments section. 
41 points by The Plain Dealer | Interstate Highway System Injury Akron Ohio English-language films Freeway Interstate 76 Interstate 95 in Pennsylvania Lane
Woman dead after freight train hits car in Pennsylvania
HALIFAX, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a woman was killed in a collision between a freight train and a car at a railroad crossing in central Pennsylvania.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Pennsylvania Transport Harrisburg Pennsylvania Dauphin County Pennsylvania Automobile Walking English-language films Freeway
Police: Woman shot while driving on Phoenix freeway
Police say they are looking for a white work-style truck with ladder racks in connection with a freeway shooting that left a woman in extrem...       
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TRAFFIC: Several detours available for Liberty Bridge closure
The Liberty Bridge is scheduled to reopen on Monday, but until then commuters have had to find detours to get around the span. The bridge is closed this week due to fire damage to a 30-foot-long steel beam that’s critical to the bridge’s stability.
12 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania Interstate 376 Road Fort Pitt Tunnel Downtown Pittsburgh Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Freeway U.S. Route 19 Truck
Crash partially closes Interstate 90 east near West 25th Street
A three-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 eastbound has closes the left lanes of the highway Wednesday afternoon, police said. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A three-vehicle crash has closed three lanes of Interstate 90 east near the West 25th Street exit, police said.  The crash was reported about 4 p.m. Wednesday, according to OhGo.com. The traffic site states that the left lanes are closed. Cleveland police warn that three lanes are shut down from the West 25th Street exit to the interchange with Interstate 176. It's unclear if anyone was injured in the crash. Drivers should avoid the area and expect delays. This post will be updated when more information about the crash is available.
11 points by The Plain Dealer | Road Freeway Lane Midwestern United States According to Jim
Rhode Island speeds up interchange fix, drops alternatives
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island is speeding up a $400 million project to rebuild a deteriorating Providence interchange and has dropped more ambitious alternatives that would have tunneled the freeway connector under an earthen cap or turned it into a boulevard. Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Wednesday she's fast-tracking the ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Rhode Island United States Freeway Motorway Narragansett Bay New England Newport Rhode Island U.S. state
Traffic patterns shift Saturday on inbound Kennedy near O’Hare
A new traffic pattern will be used Saturday to accommodate construction projects on the inbound Kennedy Expressway (I-90) Near O'Hare Airport.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Interstate 90 Interstate Highway System Road Interstate 94 Lane Freeway New York City O'Hare International Airport
TRAFFIC: Portion of Second Ave., Downtown closed due to water main break
A water main break has closed a section of Second Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh Friday.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Road Downtown Pittsburgh Freeway Motorway Bridges over the Monongahela River Fort Pitt Tunnel Allegheny County Pennsylvania
TRAFFIC: I-376 lane closures continue weekdays, overnights
Traffic restrictions:
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Road Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Freeway Motorway Allegheny County Pennsylvania Traffic
Man shot while driving on Dan Ryan
A man who was a passenger in a vehicle driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway was shot Saturday night on the South Side.
1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Dan Ryan Expressway Road Red Line Traffic Interstate 90 Freeway Local-express lanes Illinois Institute of Technology
The 138 Freeway in San Bernardino County is closed as Caltrans cleans flood debris
Live updates: Strongest storm in years moves into L.A. area Feb. 18, 2017, 12:23 p.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years has brought torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds to the area. A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los...
27 points by Los Angeles Times | California Highway Patrol San Bernardino County California Freeway Road Tropical cyclone California Traffic Interstate Highway System
Exclusive: Watch how they created 'La La Land's' big opening number
Director Damien Chazelle mapped out 'Another Day of Sun' on his iPhone.         
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Dramatic video shows fire engine going over the side of Interstate 15
Live updates: Strongest storm in years moves into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 10:59 p.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years has brought torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds to the area. A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | San Bernardino County California Road California Inland Empire San Bernardino California Traffic Interstate 15 Freeway
TRAFFIC: Lane closed on Route 65 north today for repair work
A lane of northbound Route 65 (Ohio River Boulevard) is closed today for sewer repair work. The restriction is between Orchard Street and Osborne Lane in Glen Osborne and will be in place until 3 p.m.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Road Traffic Lane Freeway Motorway Pedestrian crossing Rachel Carson Bridge Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
He raised the speed limit to 70 mph, now Jim Oberweis wants 75 mph
Is onetime lead foot state Sen. Jim Oberweis slowing down now that he's in his eighth decade? Count us confused. On the one hand, Oberweis, a Republican who successfully pushed to increase the speed limit to 70 mph on some of the state's rural highways, now has introduced a bill to raise the limit...
196 points by Chicago Tribune | Interstate Highway System Autobahn Interstate 80 Freeway Speed limit Traffic law Interstate 90 Lane
’16 traffic deaths at highest level in nearly a decade
Fatalities rose 6 percent in 2016, reaching an estimated 40,200 deaths compared to 37,757 deaths the previous year        
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2016 traffic deaths jump to highest level in nearly a decade
WASHINGTON — A jump in traffic fatalities last year pushed deaths on U.S. roads to their highest level in nearly a decade, erasing improvements made during the Great Recession and economic recovery, a leading safety organization said today.
1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Road transport Road safety United States Freeway National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Road Motorway Highway
Crash on 215 near Gibson closes eastbound lanes
A crash on the southern 215 Beltway has temporarily shut down eastbound traffic Wednesday morning.
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TRAFFIC: Multi-vehicle crash along Parkway North slows rush-hour commute
A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 279/Parkway North southbound (inbound) has one lane shut down and is causing traffic delays this morning.
1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Road Traffic Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Lane Freeway Motorway Three Sisters Bridges over the Allegheny River
Nevada’s bridges remain strong, but upgrades face $133M shortfall
The majority of Nevada’s bridges are in good to fair condition, but the state faces a $133 million shortfall to upgrade a handful of spans, officials said this week.
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Officials close Highway 37 in Marin County for flood repair
NOVATO, Calif. (AP) - California highway officials are rushing to stabilize a highway in Marin County ahead of another strong storm expected to hit the region Thursday. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/2kPuaYw ) that a three-mile stretch of Highway 37 has been closed since Thursday and California Highway ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | California Marin County California Freeway California State Route 1 San Francisco Bay Area California's 6th congressional district Sonoma County California Traffic
TRAFFIC: One I-70 eastbound lane remains closed in Westmoreland County
An eastbound lane of Interstate 70 remains closed nearly eight hours after three tractor trailers crashed on the highway in Westmoreland County.
4 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Road Traffic Freeway Lane Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Motorway Interstate Highway System Pedestrian crossing
TRAFFIC: Route 28 lane closures scheduled today, Tuesday
Drivers will see lane closures on Route 28 in both directions today and Tuesday in the area of the 31st Street Bridge.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Road Traffic Bridges over the Allegheny River Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Lane Freeway Motorway Pedestrian crossing
Mount Charleston fire truck tips over, blocks road
The fire truck rolled over about 11:30 a.m. on State Route 158 near mile marker 6, said Nevada Highway Patrol trooper Jason Buratczuk. It was still on its side as of 4 p.m., awaiting a special tow truck to right it.
5 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Nevada Road Motorway Freeway Autobahn Infrastructure Mount Charleston Clark County Nevada
Detroit man dies in high-speed crash into guardrail
The motorist crashed around 3:15 a.m. on the exit ramp from eastbound Interstate 96 to eastbound I-94 in Detroit        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Detroit Michigan Miles per hour Interstate 96 Freeway Speed Interstate Highway System Interstate 75
Utah roads officials considering US 89 traffic improvements
FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) - Transportation officials say they're considering ways to improve traffic flow and safety on a busy and congested stretch of U.S. 89 from Farmington to Interstate 84. Utah Department of Transportation spokesman Vic Saunders tells the Standard-Examiner (http://bit.ly/2kbSEMW ) that daily traffic is projected to increase by ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Interstate Highway System Freeway Davis County Utah Utah California English-language films Years in the future Texas
Crash on Route 28 causes traffic delays
Route 28 has reopened after a multi-vehicle crash at the Highland Park Bridge exit forced a road closure and caused a major backup during this afternoon’s rush hour. 
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I-290 lane closures planned Saturday for Itasca bridge inspection
A bridge inspection will close several lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway Saturday morning in northwest suburban Itasca.
-2 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Road Traffic Lane Blue Line Elgin-O'Hare Expressway Dwight D. Eisenhower Interstate 90 Freeway
TRAFFIC: Route 65 reopens after six-car crash shuts down road during rush hour
A six-vehicle crash closed Ohio River Boulevard/Route 65 in both directions for more than hour during rush hour this morning.
6 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Road Traffic Freeway Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Lane Motorway Pedestrian crossing Allegheny County Pennsylvania
I-45 southbound detour this weekend on way to Galveston
Traffic taken off the freeway at Scarsdale can reenter at NASA 1, as crews prepare for finishing work on widened interstate.
3109 points by The Houston Chronicle | Texas Road Interstate Highway System Traffic Freeway Houston Galveston Texas Lane
Closures scheduled overnight Friday on I-55 and Lake Shore Drive
Several closures are scheduled for overnight Friday on the Stevenson Expressway and Lake Shore Drive.
-2 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Lake Shore Drive Freeway Road Stevenson Expressway Lane According to Jim Week-day names
Avalanche danger closes major mountain passes in Washington
SEATTLE (AP) - The latest winter storm brought enough snow to shut down three main mountain passes over the Cascades due to avalanche danger. KOMO-TV is reporting (http://bit.ly/2lqD2Bb ) that Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass was closed in both directions just before 9 p.m. Wednesday and it remained closed Thursday ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Washington Cascade Range New York State Thruway King County Washington Whatcom County Washington Interstate Highway System Avalanche Freeway
Crash blocking intersection at Durango, Farm in northwest Las Vegas
A crash in the northwest valley is snarling traffic early Thursday.
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Outbound Eisenhower shut down for shooting investigation
Traffic on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway was shut down late Wednesday after a driver claimed his vehicle was hit by gunfire near Racine.
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Sen. Heller says he’ll use infrastructure post to push Interstate 11 ahead
Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada, recently named chairman of the Senate Finance Subcommittee for Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure, called the highway a critical project.
303 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | California Texas Arizona Nevada Freeway United States Senate Las Vegas Nevada Las Vegas metropolitan area
TRAFFIC: At least one injured when vehicle goes over hillside in Beechview
At least one person was injured this morning when a vehicle went over a hillside near Brashear High School in Beechview.
4 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Road Traffic Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Allegheny County Pennsylvania Freeway Lane Motorway Transportation in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Police ID homicide victim found along I-29 in Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a homicide victim who died after she was found along Interstate 29 in Kansas City. Police identified the woman Monday as 23-year-old Christina Cunningham. A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper found her after pulling over near an entrance ramp ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Missouri English-language films Kansas U.S. state Kansas City Missouri Interstate Highway System Freeway Kansas City Metropolitan Area
Las Vegas Valley’s construction season is coming; so are barrels and cones
With what’s expected to be the Nevada Department of Transportation’s busiest construction season in its 100-year history approaching, drivers likely will start seeing more orange cones on Las Vegas roads.
59 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Project Construction Road Project management Freeway Traffic Building Nevada
I-15 to temporarily lose lane in downtown Las Vegas to make way for new digital signs
Interstate 15 will lose a lane of traffic in both directions in downtown Las Vegas as crews place foundations and support columns for a series of digital signs that will flash information about accidents and detours, the Nevada Transportation Department said.
33 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Interstate Highway System Freeway Nevada Motorway Road Arizona Interstate 15 Las Vegas Nevada
TRAFFIC: Restrictions set on ramps to Fort Duquesne Bridge
Lane restrictions on the ramps at the Fort Duquesne Bridge could cause some tie-ups this week while crews from the Mackin Engineering and the Sofis Rigging Co. conduct inspections.
6 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Road Traffic Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Lane Freeway Motorway Downtown Pittsburgh Three Sisters
Two-vehicle crash shuts down Southwest Freeway in Montrose area
A two-car crash shut down Southwest Freeway on Saturday night, according to authorities.
3 points by The Houston Chronicle | Texas Traffic News Breaking news Road Freeway Motorway Houston
2 dead, 2 injured after van soars over Los Angeles freeway
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two women are dead after their van missed a bridge over the 101 Freeway in Los Angeles, smashing through concrete pillars and launching over six lanes of traffic before colliding with a southbound car.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Road Traffic Black-and-white films Transport New York City U.S. Route 101 Hospital Freeway
Pedestrian, 50, fatally struck on Bronx highway service road
A motorist killed a 50-year-old pedestrian after slamming into him on the service road early Saturday, police said.
489 points by Daily News | Traffic The Bronx Hutchinson River Parkway Pedestrian crossing Westchester County New York Road Hutchinson River Freeway
Candlelight vigil ceremony honors 136 people killed on Nevada highways
Southern Nevada residents and officials gathered for a candlelight vigil Friday night to remember the 136 people who lost their lives in traffic crashes on Nevada highways last year. The inaugural event was hosted by the Nevada Highway Patrol’s Southern Command.
16 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Nevada State highways in Nevada Nevada Department of Transportation Reno Nevada Freeway Motorway Highway Ceremony
Woman killed northern Las Vegas crash identified
The Clark County coroner identified the woman killed Thursday after a crash in the north Las Vegas Valley.
22 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Nevada English-language films Las Vegas Nevada Clark County Nevada Las Vegas metropolitan area North Las Vegas Nevada Freeway 2000s American television series
3-vehicle crash kills 1, closes Interstate 15 in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities say a three-vehicle crash killed one person, injured several others and closed a stretch of Interstate 15 in Utah. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce says a vehicle driven by a man in his mid-30s hit a barrier wall about 5:40 a.m. Friday in ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Interstate Highway System Utah Salt Lake City Great Salt Lake Automobile Freeway Davis County Utah Sandy Utah