Colorado highway reopened after closure from rock fall
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado state highway in the foothills west of Boulder has partially reopened to traffic after blasting work triggered a huge rock slide that closed the highway.
Iowa expanding Highway Helper program to Davenport area
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say help for Iowa motorists will be available for more hours and at more places along the state's highways.
Maine DOT to explore summer I-95 exit 1 shutdown in Kittery
KITTERY, Maine (AP) — The chief engineer for Maine's Department of Transportation says the department may explore shutting down Exit 1 on Interstate 95 when traffic is "really bad" in the summer,...
Road work underway on I-95 near Fredericksburg
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Transportation says motorists should expect daytime and overnight road work this week on Interstate 95 in the Fredericksburg area.
Highway 9 in Lake Stevens strains under a suburban boom
LAKE STEVENS, Wash. (AP) — Tom Thumb Espresso used to open at 5 a.m., until a couple years ago when baristas noticed their drive-through customers showing up sooner. Now the coffee flows at...
Las Vegas county officials seek alternative traffic routes
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada county officials have proposed alternative routes to ease traffic near the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas Sun reports that Clark County officials...
4th time in 4 years: It’s hurricane evacuation time in US
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It's become a hurricane-season ritual in the Southeast: When a storm threatens, coastal residents board up homes, load up SUVs and fill highways where the traffic...
2 Georgia bridges set to close ahead of Hurricane Dorian
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced that two large suspension bridges on the Georgia coast will close Tuesday night in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian.
Mackinac Bridge closes to vehicle traffic for Labor Day walk
ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) — The Mackinac Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic for the 62nd Labor Day walk, which draws thousands of people annually.
State police plan extra patrols for holiday weekend
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state police are sending extra troopers out on the highways this Labor Day weekend to target drunken drivers, distracted drivers and other hazards.
Illinois to suspend road work to ease Labor Day traffic woes
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials are suspending road work at dozens of sites around the state to ease traffic congestion for the Labor Day holiday.
Road worker holding traffic sign struck, killed by vehicle
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a road construction worker holding a traffic control sign was struck and killed by a vehicle in northeastern Arkansas.
Part of Interstate 70 near Kansas City closed next weekend
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — State transportation authorities are warning drivers to expect traffic disruptions next weekend while a 7-mile stretch of Interstate 70 is closed near Kansas...
Missouri gets $20M grant to replace 40 deteriorating bridges
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is getting a more than $20 million federal grant to replace deteriorating bridges.
Gov. Mike Parson's office in a Thursday announcement said the $20.7...
Deaths caused by drivers running red lights at 10-year high
DETROIT (AP) — The number of people killed by drivers running red lights has hit a 10-year high, and AAA is urging drivers and pedestrians to use caution at traffic signals.
Montpelier City Council to consider intersection proposals
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Montpelier City Council will be considering recommendations for addressing a conflicted intersection and other traffic issues at its upcoming meeting.
Hundreds stranded when crash shuts down Burning Man highway
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A fatal crash shut down a rural highway leading to the Burning Man festival in Nevada's desert, snarling traffic for hours and temporarily stranding hundreds of festival-goers at...
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Seattle Highway 99 tunnel tolling to start in November
SEATTLE (AP) — Officials say drivers using Seattle's downtown Highway 99 tunnel will pay tolls starting Nov. 9.
The Washington State Department of Transportation said Monday the rates will...
County seeks $49M from South Carolina for bypass road
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Officials are advancing a plan for a $121 million bypass road to relieve a traffic-choked commercial corridor in upstate South Carolina.
Officials lift evacuations amid LA-area brush fire
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials reopened most freeways shut down during a brush fire that forced evacuations near Los Angeles.
Residents of a Glendale neighborhood were allowed back home Sunday...
Dubuque sinkhole will block lanes for about another month
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — A sinkhole will continue interfering with traffic in downtown Dubuque for about another month.
The Dubuque Telegraph-Herald reports city officials estimate that it will...
State plans pavement work on Interstate 80 near Sidney
SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Officials say work is scheduled to begin Sept. 3 on eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 80 near Sidney in western Nebraska.
Security in Kashmir tightened following call for march
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities intensified patrols Friday in Indian-controlled Kashmir's main city after posters appeared calling for a public march to a United Nations office to protest New...
Suspicious device snarls traffic on George Washington Bridge
NEW YORK (AP) — Traffic has reopened on the George Washington Bridge after authorities investigated a suspicious package scare.
Officials say the suspicious device was found on the upper...
Top registry official fired after fatal motorcycle accident
BOSTON (AP) — The director of the state agency that stopped processing alerts from other states about Massachusetts drivers who had broken traffic laws has been fired.
The Latest: Westbound I-10 reopens after 2-hour closure
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a Phoenix freeway closure (all times local):
Westbound Interstate 10 has reopened on the west side of metro Phoenix after a two-hour closure due...
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Police incident closes westbound I-10 in west Phoenix
PHOENIX (AP) — A police incident closed westbound Interstate 10 on the west side of metro Phoenix, causing a miles-long traffic backup during the beginning of the Tuesday morning...
Tractor trailer crash closes Connecticut highway for hours
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A fiery crash involving a tractor trailer has shut down a portion of a busy Connecticut interstate for hours.
Connecticut State Police announced on Twitter around 12:30...
Semitrailer fire snarls commute in Puyallup
PUYALLUP, Wash. (AP) — A semitrailer burst into flames in Puyallup, snarling the morning commute along State Route 512.
KOMO reports the blaze happened early Monday morning. Eastbound lanes...
$700M rebuilding of closed Birmingham interstate on schedule
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Officials say the reconstruction of Interstate 59/20 through downtown Birmingham remains on schedule.
Alabama Department of Transportation Regional Engineer DeJarvis...
‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ promotion jams up Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A city-wide promotion in Los Angeles for a popular Amazon television series caused chaos when drivers lined up for hours to cash in on 1950s gas prices.
FHA approves plans for $1.5B in Reno-Sparks highway upgrades
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Federal Highway Administration has approved plans for $1.5 billion in improvements to a major interstate interchange and more than a dozen highway exits in Reno and Sparks...
Kitten rescued on George Washington Bridge up for adoption
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — A kitten rescued on the George Washington Bridge is up for adoption.
The Port Authority Police Benevolent Association posted on Facebook Tuesday that a motorist saw the...
West Virginia suspension bridge reopens
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia suspension bridge has reopened more than a month after it was closed when a charter bus weighing well over the weight limit crossed the span.
Wrong-way driver injured in 2-vehicle crash on Interstate 17
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a wrong-way driver was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 17 in the northern outskirts of metro Phoenix at the beginning of the Tuesday morning...
State police warn of Woodstock festival traffic delays
BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — State police are warning travelers in the Hudson Valley of likely traffic delays coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival.
Kentucky bridge closing to daytime traffic this week
FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky bridge over the Ohio River is closing to daytime traffic this week for analysis by state transportation crews.
1 lane open to traffic in area affected by Idaho mudslide
NEW MEADOWS, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials say one lane is open to traffic on a section of Highway 95 that had been closed because of a large mudslide.
Traffic congestion rising to top of Beacon Hill to-do list
BOSTON (AP) — Beacon Hill leaders are increasingly focusing on the struggles faced by Massachusetts residents trying to navigate the state's clogged roads and troubled public transit...
Officials declare key freeway project complete after 3 years
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada transportation officials are marking what they call "substantial completion" of three years of work on a $1 billion upgrade of the state's busiest freeway near downtown and...
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — A smoky fire in an industrial area in North Las Vegas generated a plume of heavy black smoke, snarled traffic and prompted a warning for motorists on a busy nearby...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Department of Transportation says it's closing a portion of Interstate 465 on the southeast side of Indianapolis starting at 9 p.m. Friday.
BOSTON (AP) — Traffic congestion in Massachusetts has reached a tipping point as the state's existing transportation infrastructure bumps up against a surging economy.
All hands on duck! Drivers stop for dozens of ducks
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Dozens of ducklings have made a bid to create the world's cutest traffic jam in a Maine city.
Even "Make Way for Ducklings" author Robert McCloskey couldn't have...
The Latest: LA freeway reopens after fuel tanker crash
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the closure of a major Southern California highway after a crash (all times local):
The California Department of Transportation says traffic...
Fuel tanker crash blocks Los Angeles freeway for hours
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fuel tanker that overturned on a Southern California freeway during morning rush-hour traffic has forced an hours-long shutdown as crews clean up spilled diesel.
Indiana police get $380K for school bus stop enforcement
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dozens of Indiana police departments are getting a combined $380,000 to boost traffic enforcement at school bus stops and help impose new penalties for motorists who put...