Road and highway construction

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2016, file photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping listen to a speech during the BRICS Leaders Meeting with the BRICS Business Council in Goa, India. India and China have faced off frequently since fighting a bloody 1962 war that ended with China seizing control of some territory. India’s army chief warned in July 2017 that India’s army was capable of fighting “2 1/2 wars” if needed to secure its borders. The dispute was discussed briefly without resolution by Xi and Modi on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
July 24, 2017 - 9:11 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — It was the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan that sounded the alarm: Chinese soldiers had arrived with bulldozers and excavators, and were building a high-mountain road near India's border — in an area the two nuclear-armed Asian giants have disputed for decades. India responded to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2013, file photo, a driver passes the small boat harbor in King Cove, Alaska. The House has approved legislation allowing a proposed road through a remote national wildlife refuge in Alaska that was rejected by the Obama administration. A bill approved July 20 would grant a land exchange allowing Alaska to build the long-disputed road between two rural communities, King Cove and Cold Bay, near the tip of the Alaska Peninsula 600 miles (965 kilometers) southwest of Anchorage.(James Brooks/Kodiak Daily Mirror via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
July 20, 2017 - 2:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved legislation allowing a proposed road through a remote national wildlife refuge in Alaska that was rejected by the Obama administration. A bill approved Thursday would grant a land exchange allowing Alaska to build the long-disputed road between two rural...
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July 20, 2017 - 1:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved legislation allowing a proposed road through a remote national wildlife refuge in Alaska that was rejected by the Obama administration. A bill approved Thursday would grant a land exchange allowing Alaska to build the long-disputed road between two rural...
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Amtrak workers continue ongoing infrastructure renewal work on the tracks beneath Penn Station, Sunday, July 9, 2017, in New York. A massive two-month repair project will launch Monday at the country's busiest train station. The summer's accelerated repair work, prompted by two derailments this spring, will close some of the station's 21 tracks and require a roughly 20 percent reduction in the number of commuter trains coming in from New Jersey and Long Island. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 10, 2017 - 8:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The rush hour commute into New York got off to a quiet start Monday as workers began two months of repairs at the country's busiest train station and what Gov. Andrew Cuomo predicts will make for a "summer of hell." Amtrak started the extensive repairs to tracks and signals in Penn...
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Amtrak workers continue ongoing infrastructure renewal work on the tracks beneath Penn Station, Sunday, July 9, 2017, in New York. A massive two-month repair project will launch Monday at the country's busiest train station. The summer's accelerated repair work, prompted by two derailments this spring, will close some of the station's 21 tracks and require a roughly 20 percent reduction in the number of commuter trains coming in from New Jersey and Long Island. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 10, 2017 - 7:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The day of reckoning has come for rail commuters into New York City. Amtrak has begun extensive repairs Monday to tracks and signals in Penn Station, which it owns and operates. The work was initially scheduled for nights and weekends over a few years, but two recent derailments and...
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Amtrak workers continue ongoing infrastructure renewal work on the tracks beneath Penn Station, Sunday, July 9, 2017, in New York. A massive two-month repair project will launch Monday at the country's busiest train station. The summer's accelerated repair work, prompted by two derailments this spring, will close some of the station's 21 tracks and require a roughly 20 percent reduction in the number of commuter trains coming in from New Jersey and Long Island. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 10, 2017 - 12:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The day of reckoning has come for rail commuters into New York City. Amtrak is beginning extensive repairs Monday to tracks and signals in Penn Station, which it owns and operates. The work was initially scheduled to be done over a few years on nights and weekends, but two recent...
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A commuter exits a closed off station after a subway train derailment, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in a power outage as people were evacuated from trains along the subway line. The Fire Department of New York said a handful of people were treated for minor injuries at around 10 a.m. It said there was smoke but no fire. Delays were reported throughout the subway system. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
June 28, 2017 - 9:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a subway train derailment in New York City that left more than 30 people injured (all times local): 9:15 a.m. New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority says service has resumed on the four subway lines affected by a derailment in Harlem. However, the MTA noted...
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June 23, 2017 - 1:37 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Repairs are scheduled for the Interstate 40 flyover at I-540 in Durham, and motorists will have to find alternate routes. The project is scheduled to begin next Tuesday. The N.C. Department of Transportation says the project involves replacing two pavement joints on the ramp...
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Inglewood Mayor James Butts Jr. listens during special meeting Thursday June 15, 2017 in Inglewood, Calif. The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday that could lead to the construction of an arena for the NBA team across the street from the future home of the NFL's Chargers and Rams. (Robert Casillas/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
June 15, 2017 - 9:23 pm
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday that could lead to the construction of an arena for the NBA team across the street from the future home of the NFL's Chargers and Rams. The arena...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017, file photo, Mayor of Inglewood James T. Butts Jr. talks during an NFL football news conference in Inglewood, Calif. Butts and the five-member City Council will meet to review an exclusive negotiating agreement between the city and the Los Angeles Clippers that could lead to building a new arena for the NBA team. The agreement will be discussed Thursday, June 15, 2017, at a public hearing in the Los Angeles suburb. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)
June 15, 2017 - 2:43 pm
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday that could lead to the construction of an arena for the NBA team across the street from the future home of the NFL's Chargers and Rams. The agreement...
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