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Boston Mills road to close June 19

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 [...]

TDOT and THP Get Ready for 2009 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

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 [...]

Part of I-64 closed following Chesapeake officer’s shooting

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 [...]

I-94 closed until next week

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 [...]

Big rigs temporarily banned on Angeles Crest Highway

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 [...]

Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 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, [...]

OEM Winter Storm Update

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 [...]

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Demolition to Close PA Turnpike for Six Hours March 22

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.
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