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I-10 closures beginning tonight in Phoenix

Closures this weekend and next near the I-10/I-17 interchange are to accommodate crews working on the Deck Park Tunnel.

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UPDATE: All of I-95 in South Carolina reopened

The South Carolina Department of Transportation announced at 9 a.m. Monday it has reopened the southbound lanes of I-95 that had been closed since last week due to historic flooding in the state.

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DOT gives $5M to S.C. for emergency road repairs following hurricane

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Wednesday the immediate availability of $5 million in emergency relief funds to the South Carolina Department of Transportation.

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UPDATED: 271 roads, 143 bridges closed in South Carolina after downpour, flooding

There are more than 375 roads and more than 150 bridges closed in South Carolina due to heavy rainfall from Hurricane Joaquin.

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The scuffle over upping truck weight limit to 91,000 pounds: TCA comes out in opposition, Werner sees mixed benefit

A Congressional move to allow 91,000-pound trucks on U.S. highways would do more to hurt the trucking industry’s productivity than help it, says the Truckload Carriers Association. That and more takes...

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I-20/59 southbound in Birmingham shut down due to overturned truck, collapsed road sign

A multi-vehicle crash in Birmingham shut down the southbound side of Interstate 20/59 near Mile Marker 120 midafternoon. By 7 p.m., traffic was moving again through the area as crews continued clean-up efforts.

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Truck driver shot on I-94 outside Chicago, police searching for gunman

A truck driver was shot in the leg while driving on Interstate 94 in Chicago Wednesday night, according to reports from local media.

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Of Popes and Presidents: Reports from a season in highway construction, closures

Season in dignitary visits, too, to which the I-5 gridlock in Seattle earlier this morning served as testament. Info on upcoming short-term closures on U.S. 95 in Nev., I-75 in Cincinnati and more.

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DOT taking comment from truckers, public on size and weight report

That report ultimately yielded the conclusion that too little data exists on size and weight risks and infrastructure concerns to raise the current limits.

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Overnight lane closures: Upcoming in Michigan and Virginia; Nashville I-40 shutdown repeat

I-64 affected in Virginia through next week in both directions (MM 250-255) overnight, likewise Monday in Michigan I-94 in Washtenaw County. Nashville downtown -- I-40 closing again over the weekend.

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