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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        
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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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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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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 ...
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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.
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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
Letter: Dangerous driving
Dangerous drivingDuring two major snowstorms, on Feb. 9 and 13, the governor urged residents to stay off the roads for obvious reasons, and even praised employers who would dismiss workers in order to allow more room on our roads and highways for plow drivers to do their work. Unfortunately, he has...
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Police identify pedestrian hit, killed by tractor-trailer
NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) - Police have identified the pedestrian who was hit and killed by a tractor-trailer while walking on state Route 146 in North Smithfield a week ago. The Providence Journal reports Saturday that police say it was Raymond Lapierre. 40, of Manville, who was found near the ...
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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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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.
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Police: NYC driver drags trooper during stop on Long Island
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a state trooper is recovering from head injuries suffered when he was dragged by a vehicle he had pulled over on a Long Island highway. State police say the trooper conducted a traffic stop on a man driving on the Southern State Parkway in ...
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’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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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Two-vehicle crash shuts down Southwest Freeway in Montrose area
A two-car crash shut down Southwest Freeway on Saturday night, according to authorities.
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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.
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Need a detour during I-75 shutdown? These 3 smartphone apps will help
Dealing with traffic can be a bummer. Thankfully, there are phone apps that can help you get around the frustration        
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TRAFFIC: Restrictions along Route 65 north, ramp to 10th Street Bypass begin this morning
Restrictions begin this morning on the ramp from the 10th Street Bypass to the Fort Duquesne Bridge, and on northbound Route 65/Ohio River Boulevard.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Road Traffic Lane Motorway Freeway Bridges in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Pedestrian crossing Downtown Pittsburgh
North Cascades Highway temporarily closes for weekend
DIABLO, Wash. (AP) - State highway officials are temporarily closing State Route 20 for the weekend because of heavy snow in the forecast. The North Cascades Highway closure is a 37-mile stretch of Highway 20 between Diablo and west of Mazama. Crews are closing the road at 9 a.m. Friday. ...
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Route 128 will be closed for two days in November
A section of Route 128 will be shut down for two weekend days in November, transportation officials tell The Boston Globe. The section of the highway will close while crews demolish the Highland Avenue Bridge in Needham. Traffic will be detoured onto local roads during the demolition. “It’s not the Big Dig, but for around here, […]
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Volunteer firefighter saves man trapped in burning vehicle
NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - State police say a volunteer firefighter from South Windsor was in the right place at the right time when he was able to rescue a man trapped inside a burning vehicle in North Haven. The volunteer was driving along state Route 15 around 6:30 a.m. ...
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Man allegedly fires at car while standing on Phoenix freeway
PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police say a man is in custody after allegedly firing at a vehicle while standing on a freeway median. Lt. Paul Taylor says the incident happened around 2:20 a.m. Sunday near the interchange of I-10 and I-17. The occupants of a vehicle were traveling westbound on ...
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Heavy roadwork delays follow Labor Day weekend traffic

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I-75 reconstruction, widening entering 'new stage'
On Tuesday, traffic will shift to the southbound side from Coolidge to Squirrel. An upcoming closure is also planned.        
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Are you ready? Massive I-75 project has begun
Work starts on the first part, which is between South Boulevard and Coolidge Highway.        
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