Posts belonging to Category road closures
Boston Mills road to close June 19
Posted by Jason Cox on June 10, 2009
Hudson — Drivers will get one more week before they’ll need to take a detour around Boston Mills Road, which will be closed at state Route 8.
Originally slated to close June 12, the Ohio Department of Transportation postponed the closing date to June 19.
Chittenden Road, which runs parallel to Route 8, is being extended from Route 303 [...]
Categories: road closures | Tags: Boston Township, Chittenden, Hudson, Ohio Department of Transportation, Paula Putnam, Shedd | No Comments »
Posted by Jason Cox on June 5, 2009
For the eighth year in a row, the city of Manchester is gearing up to receive nearly 80,000 visitors from across the country as music lovers flock to one of the premier summer music festivals, Bonnaroo.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation and Tennessee Highway Patrol are partnering again this year to ensure smooth traffic flow during the event.
The 2009 Bonnaroo [...]
Categories: Thoughts from a trucker, road closures, truck driver Industry | Tags: Coffee County, Coffee County Sheriff's Department, local law enforcement, Manchester, Manchester Police Department, Mike Walker, TDOT, TDOT Commissioner Gerald Nicely, Tennessee, Tennessee Department of Transportation, Tennessee Highway Patrol | No Comments »
Part of I-64 closed following Chesapeake officer’s shooting
Posted by Jason Cox on June 1, 2009
Police blocked off part of Interstate 64 near U.S. 17 late this afternoon where a city police officer was shot.
Chesapeake City Manager William Harrell said an officer was shot while Chesapeake police were assisting in a pursuit that began in Norfolk.
“The fact that he’s talking is a good sign,” Harrell said of the officer.
Dorienne Boykin, Chesapeake [...]
Categories: Thoughts from a trucker, road closures, truck driver Industry | Tags: Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer, Chesapeake, Chesapeake City, Deep Creek Middle School, Dorienne Boykin, High Rise Bridge, Leo Kim, Manager William Harrell, Mike Saewitz, Military Highway, Norfolk, State police, United States, Virginia, Virginia Department of Transportation | No Comments »
I-94 closed until next week
Posted by Jason Cox on May 15, 2009
BATTLE CREEK — Interstate 94 in Battle Creek is expected to remain closed until early next week for crews to shore up bridges that shifted during construction, the Michigan Department of Transportation said.
All lanes of I-94 in both directions between Capital Avenue (Exit 97) and M-66 (Exit 98) were closed early Thursday afternoon after it was [...]
Categories: road closures, truck driver Industry | Tags: BATTLE CREEK, Bobbi Welke, M-66, Michigan Department of Transportation, Nick Schirripa, Shawn Moreno Pemberton, Shirley Blanchard, Southwest | No Comments »
Big rigs temporarily banned on Angeles Crest Highway
Posted by Jason Cox on April 3, 2009
Caltrans imposes a 90-day restriction while deciding what steps to take to improve safety on the mountain highway after a runaway truck kills two people and injures 12 others.
Caltrans announced Friday that commercial trucks would be banned temporarily on Angeles Crest Highway after a runaway big rig killed two people and injured 12 others, and the driver was [...]
Categories: road closures, truck driver Industry | Tags: also known as California 2, Angeles Crest Highway, Caltrans imposes a 90-day restriction, commercial trucks would be banned temporarily, mountain highway after a runaway truck kills two people and injures 12 others, scheduled to take effect at midnight Sunday, The 90-day ban, to the 210 Freeway in La Cañada Flintridge, would restrict five-axle trucks from traveling down the highway | No Comments »
Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2009
Posted by Jason Cox on April 1, 2009
ARLINGTON, Va., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Trucking Associations strongly supports the “Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2009,” (H.R. 1799) which was introduced by U.S. Reps. Michael Michaud (D-Maine) and Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) on March 30. The bill will allow states to authorize the operation of more efficient commercial trucks, resulting in safer highways, [...]
Categories: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Thoughts from a trucker, road closures, truck driver Industry | Tags: "Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2009, H.R. 1799, U.S. Reps. Michael Michaud (D-Maine) and Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) on March 30 | 2 Comments »
OEM Winter Storm Update
Posted by Jason Cox on March 27, 2009
WINTER STORM IMPACTING STATE
Due to the severe winter weather, the State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is at Level Two activation, which involves extended operating hours for key personnel. The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) is in contact with emergency managers in the affected areas.
A powerful upper level storm system continues to bring winter weather conditions [...]
Categories: road closures, sever weather | Tags: POWER OUTAGES, ROAD CONDITIONS, roads are closed, STATE OF EMERGENCY, WEATHER CONDITIONS, WINTER STORM IMPACTING STATE | No Comments »
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Demolition to Close PA Turnpike for Six Hours March 22
Posted by Jason Cox on March 20, 2009
The Pennsylvania Turnpike cautions motorists that a 14-mile stretch of the toll road will be closed in both directions for six hours this weekend between Valley Forge (Exit #326) and Downingtown (Exit #312) to allow a contractor to demolish the bridge that carries local road (Route 252) over the Turnpike in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County.
Beginning at [...]
Categories: road closures, truck driver Industry | Tags: between Valley Forge (Exit #326) and Downingtown (Exit #312), closed in both directions for six hours this weekend, demolish the bridge, detour route between the interchanges is approximately 20 miles, The Pennsylvania Turnpike | No Comments »