Hit the Road - All Kinds of Big Roadway Projects are Taking Shape
Indiana is building important connections right now with multiple new roadway projects underway throughout the state. There’s a lot of variety to the projects too, with some designed to improve safety, connectivity, or to establish inviting new spaces along our highways. We’ve been hittin’ the road lately, and lots has been happening. To get you caught up, we’ve gathered a few highlights from INDOT’s recent string of high-profile projects. There’s lots to check out!
Overturned Vehicle, Delays, and Construction Impacting Morris County Traffic
MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Commuters faced various roadblocks and delays throughout the day, including an overturned vehicle on I-287, ongoing construction work on NJ 15 and NJ 23, and heavy traffic on multiple routes. Here's a comprehensive update on traffic conditions impacting Morris County.
Partial Lane Closure on I-287 Northbound Exit 21A Ramp to I-78 in Bedminster Planned
New Jersey Department of Transportation provides update on repair works at Exit 21A ramp, urging motorists to exercise caution and expect delays during the ongoing construction.
The Most Feared Route in Pennsylvania
Out of all of Pennsylvania's sketchy roadways, drivers are most apprehensive about this one. Pennsylvania’s Route 6 — a 400-mile stretch of open road and the state’s longest-numbered highway — made a recent list of the most feared routes in America, according to a survey of 3,000 drivers.
Multiple Roadway Incidents and Construction Projects Impact Traffic in Morris County
From downed trees in Washington Twp to multiple road constructions in Morristown, Morris County commuters face significant disruptions. A series of incidents and construction projects are currently causing significant disruptions across various locations in Morris County, New Jersey. A downed pole and tree along with downed wires have resulted in the complete closure of all lanes on US 46, east of CR 604/NJ 182/Willow Grove St in Washington Twp as of 9:44 am.
Swift Growth - A Very Busy Season for Logistics
If you blinked at any point while following Indiana’s logistics news over the last few months, it’s quite likely that you missed some of the big news about our state’s growth in connectivity. Things have been happening seriously fast and all kinds of new projects have been revealed as our transportation network has heated up this year.
South Carolina Allows Police to Fine Drivers Going Too Slow in the Left Lane
A new law allows for a $25 fine if a driver doesn't move over to the right lane when driving too slowly. Any driver who has studied for their driving test should know that when on the highway, the left lane is meant for passing drivers who are not driving fast enough to keep up with the flow of traffic. Chaos on the open highway can cause accidents, so it's really important that people follow the rules of the road.
Pulaski Skyway to Experience Temporary Slowdowns Today for Bearing Work
Officials encourage motorists to use the New Jersey Turnpike Extension to avoid delays during the rehabilitation work on the historic Pulaski Skyway. Motorists should anticipate temporary traffic slowdowns on the Pulaski Skyway in both directions this weekend due to necessary bearing work. The rehabilitation of the historic 91-year-old bridge in Jersey City continues to progress, leading to some traffic disruptions.
Sinkhole and Multiple Construction Events Disrupt Traffic across Morris County
Motorists are advised to exercise caution and plan their routes in advance due to widespread roadwork and an emerging sinkhole on US 46. Morris County, NJ, June 27, 2023 - Commuters across New Jersey are experiencing traffic disruptions today due to a sinkhole and a series of construction events affecting major highways.
Pulaski Skyway to Undergo Weekend Closure for Rehabilitation Work
NJDOT Announces Full Closure in Both Directions, Encourages Use of New Jersey Turnpike Extension. The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced today that the Pulaski Skyway will undergo a complete closure in both directions this weekend for essential maintenance and rehabilitation work.
I was stopped not so long ago for the 5th time in the past 9 months by a cop in the greater Charlotte region. In each instance I sit behind the wheel accused of an identical crime, this being - scofflaws and hooligans beware! - the unholy, unimaginably heinous act of…driving around with a Stationary Object In Violation Of The Law.
Be Bear Aware! Bear Spotted on Side of Georgia Highway Eating!
This little guy was photographed by yours truly yesterday afternoon munching on some greens on the side of a North Georgia highway (location unidentified to protect the bear). With warmer temperatures these little guys and gals, mommas with their babies and male bears are more active than ever so it is always important to keep a watch on the roads while driving, the road banks and surrounding areas with high bear activity especially mountain roads.
Major I-80 Ramps to Shut Down Overnight in Roxbury
I-80 eastbound ramp from Landing Road and the I-80 eastbound ramp from Route 46 westbound/Ledgewood Road will be closed and detoured.Photo byMatthew HamiltononUnsplash. Repairs on I-80 Eastbound Prompt Nighttime Detours; Part of a $22.6 Million Statewide Maintenance Project.
Morris County Traffic Update: Significant Delays Reported on Major Highways
The roads around Morris County are backed up at several major locations, here's what you need to know today, 5.12.2023 for the drive home. Morristown, NJ - Morris County commuters are facing substantial delays on several major highways this afternoon. As of 3:57 PM, traffic has slowed considerably on portions of I-287, NJ 24, and I-80, according to local traffic reports.
Morris County Traffic Update: Multiple Construction Projects Impact Local Highways
Morris County Traffic Report for the week of May 8, 2023.Photo byKoushik PalonUnsplash. Today's Morris County traffic report reveals a series of construction projects affecting various roads, causing lane closures and potential delays for commuters.
NJDOT Spring Campaign Targets Litter, Debris and Graffiti on State Highways
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has launched its annual litter removal campaign, ramping up efforts to remove trash, debris, and graffiti from state roadways.
Wilson County's Blue Ribbon Pollinators
The N.C. Department of Transportation Highway (Div 4) received an award for wildflowers planted along a stretch of Interstate 95 in 2022. Div 4 won 1st place in the Eastern region for best regional wildflower planting, which is part of the 2022 Wildflower Awards sponsored by the Garden Club of North Carolina. Presented in April by David Harris (Environmental Engineer with NCDOT)
South Carolina's Bridges Are Rapidly Approaching Overhaul, Urgent Need for $1 Billion Funding
COLUMBIA, SC. - South Carolina's Department of Transportation urges legislators to allocate $1 billion to maintain the state's "economic lifelines." According to the DOT, this is due to over 1,000 bridges on the state's interstates and main highways that are "rapidly approaching" the need for an overhaul.
Milwaukee Pushes for Federal Support to Accelerate Momentum in Road Evacuations
MILWAUKEE, WI. - Milwaukee is at the forefront of a flood of road evacuations in the United States intended to usher in a new era of vehicle-driven metropolitan planning. The advocates of this movement hope that federal support will accelerate the momentum and make urban communities more accessible and livable.