Road and highway construction

In this Wednesday, May 24, 2017 photo, a car driven by a 19-year-old driver is stuck in the newly poured concrete in Lincoln, Neb. A police incident report says it wasn't obvious that the concrete wasn't dry and that driver drove into it through a 24-foot (7-meter) gap between traffic control cones. City engineer Thomas Shafer says the driver is responsible for the repairs and could face about a $10,000 bill for the repairs. (Mike Palm, The City of Lincoln Public Works and Utilities Department via AP)
May 26, 2017 - 10:07 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A driver could be facing a $10,000 bill after he plowed into newly poured concrete in Lincoln, Nebraska, and became stuck. The accident occurred Wednesday on a portion of a road repair project in the state capital. Police spokeswoman Angela Sands said Friday that police won't...
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May 26, 2017 - 4:57 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina motorists are being alerted to construction on Interstate 85 that could impact their Memorial Day weekend travel. The N.C. Department of Transportation says a major construction project between Vance County and the Virginia state line means southbound traffic is...
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In this aerial photo taken Monday, May 22, 2017 provided by John Madonna showing a massive landslide along California's coastal Highway 1 that has buried the road under a 40-foot layer of rock and dirt. A swath of the hillside gave way in an area called Mud Creek on Saturday, May 20, covering about one-third of a mile, half a kilometer, of road and changing the Big Sur coastline. (John Madonna via AP)
May 23, 2017 - 10:25 pm
A massive landslide that went into the Pacific Ocean is the latest natural disaster to hit a California community that relies heavily on an iconic coastal highway and tourism to survive, and it adds to a record $1 billion in highway damage from one of the state's wettest winters in decades. The...
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May 20, 2017 - 4:00 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Lane closures have been scheduled for a portion of Interstate 40 in southeastern North Carolina to allow workers to make repairs to a bridge deck. The N.C. Department of Transportation says lane closures will begin on Monday near mile marker 414 to allow a work crew to...
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May 15, 2017 - 7:13 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia transportation officials reported no major delays during the first rush hour since a major interstate overpass reopened for traffic after collapsing in a massive fire. Authorities said all lanes of Interstate 85 near the heart of Atlanta were reopened over the weekend and...
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Chase Elliott (24) get airborne as AJ Allmendinger (47) flips on the backstretch in a crash involving multiple drivers bringing out a red flag during the Camping World 500 auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Greg McWilliams)
May 07, 2017 - 6:41 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. used a strong Ford engine to blow past Kyle Busch in overtime at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday for his first NASCAR Cup victory. It was the first victory for Roush Fenway Racing since Carl Edwards at Sonoma in 2014. Stenhouse, who has led a resurgent...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Kennedy Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017, to the Independent Community Bankers Association. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 01, 2017 - 8:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday said he will explore the possibility of higher gasoline and diesel fuel taxes, suggesting an increase could pay for his ambitious infrastructure plan. "It's something that I would certainly consider," Trump told Bloomberg News in an interview. The...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Kennedy Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017, to the Independent Community Bankers Association. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 01, 2017 - 4:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday said he will explore the possibility of higher gasoline and diesel fuel taxes, suggesting an increase could pay for his ambitious infrastructure plan. "It's something that I would certainly consider," Trump told Bloomberg News in an interview. The...
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May 01, 2017 - 1:38 pm
HARLEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina construction crews have closed a westbound lane on Interstate 26 between Charleston and Columbia after the roadway settled and dropped at least 2 inches. The state transportation department said Monday that emergency repairs have started on the right lane...
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April 26, 2017 - 12:27 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Citing a poor weather forecast, officials are putting off plans to close a major artery through Mississippi's capital city by a week. The Mississippi Department of Transportation says it now plans to repair the westbound lanes of Interstate 20 in Jackson from 10 p.m. May 5 to...
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