BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — While repairs continue on one bridge that spans the Mississippi River in south Louisiana, a state lawmaker is pushing for a new bridge in the region.
State Sen. Rick Ward, a Republican from Port Allen, near Baton Rouge, is featured in a new one-minute television ad ...
DENVER (AP) — A winter storm snarled traffic and left more than six inches of snow in some areas of central Colorado.
Icy roadways and a crash involving more than a dozen vehicles on Interstate 70 in Denver on Sunday triggered an hours-long closure of westbound lanes of the highway. ...
HOLBROOK, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a northern Arizona freeway closure (all times local):
Authorities say a body found on Interstate 40 near Holbrook was that of a man who intentionally crouched or kneeled in the road.
Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman ...
Eastbound I-40 closed in Holbrook after dead body found
HOLBROOK, Ariz. (AP) — Eastbound Interstate 40 was closed in Holbrook and traffic routed through the northern Arizona community Thursday morning after authorities discovered a dead body on the freeway.
Trooper Kameron Lee said the body was located after authorities received a report of ...
WEST FORK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in northwest Arkansas say peak fall foliage colors are causing traffic congestion and parking problems in the area.
Newton County Sheriff-elect Glenn Wheeler says traffic has steadily increased in recent years when fall colors peak in the Ozarks.
The Latest: Southbound I-19 reopens after fatal wreck
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a freeway closure due to a wreck (all times local):
Southbound Interstate 19 has reopened on Tucson’s south side after being closed nearly three hours during the Wednesday morning commute because of a fatal wreck.
Fatal wreck closes southbound I-19 on Tucson south side
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A fatal single-vehicle rollover wreck closed southbound Interstate 19 at Valencia Road on Tucson’s south side during the start of the Wednesday morning commute.
The state Department of Public Safety says there’s no estimate on when the freeway will reopen.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A car that struck a utility pole has knocked out power to a Maine airport, delayed 19 flights and snarled rush hour traffic.
The Portland Press Herald reports that ...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s Transportation Department says work is starting on an Interstate 293 bridge project in Bedford and Manchester.
The department says on Monday, a new lane configuration is in effect for Route 3A, or Brown Avenue, northbound at the intersection with the ...
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff says a suburban Atlanta county commissioner confronted his deputies during attempts to get around traffic control during a police officer’s funeral procession.
Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch tells local news outlets that Gwinnett County ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Work to rebuild the interchange between Routes 6 and 10 in Providence is expected to cause traffic delays for the next two years.
Peter Alviti, director of the Department of Transportation says the $410 million project, which begins Nov. 9, will include repairing ...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Concerns are being raised about a proposal to make one of Lawrence’s busiest highways into a toll road.
Portion of Mount Baker Highway closed for the winter
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The seasonal gate to Artist Point in Whatcom County has closed for the winter.
The Washington State Department of Transportation announced the closure on Sunday.
Boston closes streets, restricts parking for World Series
BOSTON (AP) — Boston is closing down some streets and restricting parking for the final three games of the World Series.
Police on Sunday announced that the closures and restrictions are being ...
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Greenwood technically may no longer be the Cotton Capital of the World, but it just might be the Historic Stoplight Capital of the World.
That’s according to Barrett Williams, a historic preservationist dedicated to preserving and recreating streetscapes to match ...
- San Antonio Express-NewsWork on U.S. 281 to slow northbound trafficNovember 13, 2018
- Houston ChronicleTraffic delays ahead of Thanksgiving weekend for Memorial Drive at North Eldridge Parkway intersectionNovember 12, 2018
- Today's News-HeraldOur View: Headaches from road work worth it if traffic improvesNovember 12, 2018
- The Spokesman-ReviewGetting There: Yielding and merging onto freeway aren’t the same. (You should know with changes coming to I-90.)November 12, 2018
- Tribune-ReviewPa. state trooper rides along with kids in New Stanton to reinforce school bus traffic lawsNovember 12, 2018
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A downtown Boise mural painted on the roadway of an intersection at a cost of $9,000 as an experiment to test materials has degraded after two months and is being removed.
The City of Boise Department of Arts & History tells
Dubuque working on adaptive traffic control system
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Dubuque officials are pursuing funding for an adaptive traffic light system aimed at making commutes less frustrating for drivers.
The city is working with East Central Intergovernmental Association to secure federal and state grants for an approximately $5 million ...
Major artery into Portland shut down by milk tanker crash
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Portland Fire Department says a tanker truck hauling milk crashed through a guardrail on I-295, causing major traffic problems in Portland.
Southbound traffic from Falmouth into Portland was reduced to one lane, and all lanes were closed for a good part of the ...
PROSPECT, Maine (AP) — Organizers of a Stephen King-themed horror event at a historic fort in Maine say about 4,800 people attended, close to 2,000 more than expected.
The Fright at the Fort event in Prospect also tied up traffic for a while.
The Bangor Daily News
PHOENIX (AP) — Construction of a flyover ramp for the new Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway will require partial closures of Interstate 10 in west Phoenix this weekend.
The Arizona Department of Transportation says westbound I-10 between 51st and 67th avenues will be closed from 10 p.m. ...
Village has 10 years to pay drivers in traffic camera case
NEW MIAMI, Ohio (AP) — A judge will allow an Ohio village 10 years to refund an estimated $3.2 million collected from drivers for speeding citations from automated camera.
New Miami’s automatic camera enforcement was ruled unconstitutional in 2014. Butler County Judge Michael Oster later ...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Young “squeegee kids” who wash car windshields while darting in and out of Baltimore traffic could eventually go from street hustling to conventional employment under a privately-funded program pitched by the city’s mayor.
Aiming to solve the decades-old issue, rekindled ...
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — In the latest pre-game embarrassment for Manchester United, Jose Mourinho chose to walk to Old Trafford for the team’s Champions League match against Juventus on Tuesday as traffic problems struck England’s biggest club once again.
United’s team bus arrived at ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas troopers will be riding in or following some school buses this week in an effort to make sure other drivers are obeying traffic laws related to transporting students.
BREEZEWOOD, Pa. (AP) — An Indiana woman who allegedly robbed a store and fled in a stolen police vehicle was stymied by a traffic jam on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Police say the woman robbed a Sheetz convenience store in Breezewood on Wednesday and was able to slip out of handcuffs and ...
Taxi drivers in Warsaw protest unlicensed Uber drivers
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of taxi drivers have driven slowly through Poland’s capital city of Warsaw, causing traffic jams as they protested low wages and competition from unlicensed companies like Uber.
Some drivers came from other Polish cities for the protest Thursday in front of ...
Traffic to resume on Upper Peninsula bridge after repairs
MORAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Traffic could resume this week on the Heath M. Robinson Memorial Cut River Bridge in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
The Michigan Department of Transportation says the bridge on U.S. 2 in Mackinac County’s Moran Township is scheduled to reopen Thursday, weather ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge in Nashville has ordered the state to stop suspending the drivers licenses of people who are unable to pay traffic fines and court costs.
In an order Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger also instructed the state to allow indigent drivers to ...
GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) — The appearance of a goat on a road in a Maryland suburb of Washington created traffic delays and an opportunity for county police to come up with many puns.
The Washington Post
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals will play a home game Thursday night in Glendale so the state Department of Transportation is advising drivers to plan for heavier afternoon freeway traffic on the west side of metro Phoenix that afternoon.
Kickoff for the game against the Denver ...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state transportation commissioners have approved toll amounts for the Highway 99 tunnel in Seattle.
KOMO-TV reports the tolls approved Tuesday by the state ...
Flooding closes schools, airport, some roads in Seward
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Flooding has closed schools, roads and air traffic in an Alaska port city.
The Anchorage Daily News reports 3.5 inches (8.9 centimeters) of rain fell on Seward in 24 hours starting at noon Monday.
More than 5 inches (12.7 centimeters) fell at nearby Exit ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Traffic on a 2-mile (3-kilometer) segment of Interstate 15 in Lehi will be rerouted overnight Wednesday and Thursday nights for bridge construction that’s part of a freeway widening project.
The Utah Department of Transportation says southbound I-15 will be closed ...
Bridge hit by barge-mounted crane, will be closed for months
DONALDSONVILLE, La. (AP) — A barge-mounted crane has slammed into a Louisiana bridge, shuttering a travel artery for what Louisiana officials say will be at least a few months.
Operators for Marquette Transportation hit the Sunshine Bridge at Donaldsonville early Friday morning, The ...
Heavy snow blankets Colorado, Wyoming in early season storm
DENVER (AP) — Colorado and Wyoming residents woke up Sunday to find that an early season snowstorm had blanketed their homes and roadways with up to a foot (30 centimeters) of snow and sent temperatures plunging overnight.
The storm caused crashes, snarled traffic and temporarily closed ...
MADD to honor those keeping impaired drivers off the roads
DEVENS, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is honoring people and organizations working to keep impaired drivers off the state’s roads.
MADD’s annual Law Enforcement Recognition Breakfast is scheduled for Tuesday at the Devens Common Center.
The Latest: Rain slows traffic, closes Arizona State Fair
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on Arizona weather (all times local):
Heavy rainfall closed the Arizona State Fair on Saturday and slowed traffic across metro Phoenix.
Fair officials said on Twitter that the closure due to weather was the first “in recent memory” and that ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens of striking hotel workers in San Francisco have been arrested after sitting down in the street and blocking downtown traffic.
Rush-hour traffic was halted Friday afternoon as about 1,000 workers demonstrated at the Marriott Marquis.
At least seven hotels ...
Rig hauled cattle overturns on Albuquerque freeway ramp
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A tractor-trailer rig hauling cattle overturned on a freeway flyover ramp in Albuquerque, causing traffic delays during the Friday morning commute.
The wreck occurred at the Big I interchange’s ramp from southbound Interstate 25 to eastbound Interstate ...
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Portions of two freeways on the wide side of metro Phoenix are open again after being closed much of Friday morning due to a deadly crash.
Eastbound Interstate 10 and southbound Loop 303 reopened about five hours after the crash occurred shortly after ...
Officer gets 6 years for stealing from pulled-over drivers
MIAMI (AP) — A former Florida police officer has been sentenced to six years in prison for stealing from drivers he pulled over for traffic infractions.
The Miami Herald reports 24-year-old Jose Acosta was ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Traffic in Brooklyn was briefly held up by an alpaca that escaped his handlers and strolled down the borough’s streets.
Video of the incident shows the alpaca crossing the street while an onlooker shouts “runaway llama!” The New York Post
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A construction company is reimbursing tolls for drivers after one of its trucks caused a 17-hour traffic jam in Virginia.
The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that more ...
Temporary dam removal snarling South Carolina coast traffic
GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence may be gone, but temporary dams are still causing traffic snarls on a South Carolina highway.
WCSC-TV reports highway crews have been removing 9,000 feet ...
BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — A recently completed portion of Interstate 11 has saved drivers time for travelling between Arizona and Nevada, but for some Boulder City businesses, it has come at a cost.
Prior to the opening of the roadway, drivers had to go through Boulder City, but now they ...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Cocoplum Circle, a scenic spot at the nexus of upscale neighborhoods, has been turned into a parking lot by Uber and Lyft drivers awaiting luxe fares, say walkers and joggers who are complaining about trash, cigarette butts, loud radio music and men peeing in the ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The design team working on a Rhode Island highway interchange project says a traffic study commissioned by the state will slow the overhaul and increase costs.
The Providence Journal
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state agency that cares for the disabled racked up hundreds of traffic tickets, including running red lights and speeding through school zones, according to an audit released Monday.
The review found that the Office for the Protection of People with ...