Transportation infrastructure

April 10, 2017 - 12:02 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Commissioners in a Florida county are so tired of spending money on President Donald Trump's frequent visits to his Mar-a-Lago resort that some are suggesting a special tax be levied against the property if the federal government doesn't reimburse its costs. Palm Beach...
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Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) customs director-general Hamzah Sundang, center, inspects the rhino horns that were seized at KL International airport during a press conference in Custom office in Sepang, Malaysia on Monday, April 10, 2017. A total of 18 Rhino horns weight of 51kg (112 pound) with a value of US$ 3.1 million were confiscated on April 7 from Mozambique to Kuala Lumpur via Doha. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
April 10, 2017 - 2:54 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities say they have seized 18 rhino horns believed to have been smuggled into the country from Mozambique. Airport customs director Hamzah Sundang says the horns were flown from Mozambique and transited in Doha before arriving at the Kuala Lumpur...
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April 07, 2017 - 8:11 am
VILLA RICA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a construction worker has been killed and four other people were hurt in a crash on a highway outside Atlanta. Carroll County Deputy Coroner Buddy Lambert tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ( http://on-ajc.com/2o5mH7K ) that a car drove into a work site on...
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In this computer rendered image provided by the Norwegian Coastal Administration on Thursday, April 6, 2017, a ferry approaches the entrance of a tunnel for ships. Norway plans to build the world's first tunnel for ships, a 1,700-meter (5,610-feet) passageway burrowed through a piece of rocky peninsula that will allow vessels to avoid a treacherous part of sea. Construction of the Stad Ship Tunnel, which would be able to accommodate cruise and freight ships weighing up to 16,000 tons, is expected to open in 2023. (Snohetta/Norwegian Coastal Administration via AP)
April 06, 2017 - 8:58 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway plans to build the world's first tunnel for ships, a 1,700-meter (5,610-feet) passageway burrowed through a piece of rocky peninsula that will allow vessels to avoid a treacherous part of sea. Construction of the Stad Ship Tunnel, which would be able to accommodate...
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April 06, 2017 - 6:55 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway plans to build the world's first tunnel for ships, a 1,700-meter (5,610-feet) passageway burrowed through a piece of rocky peninsula that will allow vessels to avoid a treacherous part of sea. Construction of the Stad Ship Tunnel, which would be able to accommodate...
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FILE - This Dec. 7, 2012 file photo shows The USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The CEO of a nonprofit organization that supports the National Park Service's operations in Pearl Harbor has been suspended while the group's board investigates allegations made in an anonymous letter. Pacific Historic Parks Board of Directors member and spokesman Jim Boersema said Wednesday, April 5, 2017, that Ray L'Heureux was placed on paid administrative leave last week. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner, File)
April 05, 2017 - 9:31 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The CEO of a nonprofit organization that supports the National Park Service's operations in Pearl Harbor has been suspended while the group's board investigates allegations made in an anonymous letter. Pacific Historic Parks Board of Directors member and spokesman Jim Boersema said...
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April 05, 2017 - 8:55 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The CEO of a nonprofit organization that supports the National Park Service's operations in Pearl Harbor has been suspended while the group's board investigates allegations made in an anonymous letter. Pacific Historic Parks Board of Directors member and spokesman Jim Boersema said...
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Debris sits atop bracing that had been holding a five-foot wide concrete wall as the cutter heads of a massive tunneling machine are fully visible as it completes boring for the State Route 99 highway, Tuesday, April 4, 2017, under Seattle. After tunneling more than 9,000 feet and building an outer tunnel wall as it moved forward, the boring machine finished digging what will be a two-mile, double-decker traffic tunnel to replace the Alaskan Way viaduct, damaged in an earthquake in 2001. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
April 04, 2017 - 7:52 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The world's largest tunnel-boring machine broke through a concrete wall beneath Seattle on Tuesday to reach the end of its long, troubled journey, a milestone in a multibillion-dollar project to replace an aging highway hugging the city's waterfront. Critics of the effort to build an...
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Debris sits atop bracing that had been holding a five-foot wide concrete wall as the cutter heads of a massive tunneling machine are fully visible as it completes boring for the State Route 99 highway, Tuesday, April 4, 2017, under Seattle. After tunneling more than 9,000 feet and building an outer tunnel wall as it moved forward, the boring machine finished digging what will be a two-mile, double-decker traffic tunnel to replace the Alaskan Way viaduct, damaged in an earthquake in 2001. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
April 04, 2017 - 5:47 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The world's largest tunnel-boring machine broke through a concrete wall beneath Seattle on Tuesday to reach the end of its long, troubled journey, a milestone in a multibillion-dollar project to replace an aging highway hugging the city's waterfront. Critics of the effort to build an...
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April 04, 2017 - 10:58 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia transportation officials hope to finish rebuilding a key interstate bridge by mid-June after a large fire caused its collapse last week. Authorities have said the fire was started by a man under the bridge in an area north of downtown Atlanta. The collapse on Thursday forced...
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