Traffic Headlines

  • Multiple cars involved in crash on Interstate 95 in Miami Gardens

    Several cars were involved in a crash Sunday afternoon on Interstate 95 in Miami Gardens, officials said. Lt. Felipe Lay, a spokesman for Miami Fire Rescue, said the crash happened around 2:30 p.m. along I-95 near the Miami Gardens Drive exit. The two right lanes are currently blocked, causing traffic delays. This is a developing story.

    WPLG
  • 1 dead after motorcycle crash on Interstate 595 in Davie

    One person has died after a motorcycle crash along Interstate 595 in Davie, officials said. Alvaro Feola, a spokesman for the Florida Highway Patrol, said the crash has blocked two lanes of eastbound I-595 near Nob Hill Road, causing traffic delays. Feola said a passenger on the motorcycle was rushed to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, where the passenger died. Police are blocking nearby on-ramps to I-595. State Road 84 has also been affected. This is a developing story.

    WPLG
  • Pedestrian hurt in crash involving fire engine in Lauderhill

    A 70-year-old woman was hurt Sunday in a crash involving a fire engine in Lauderhill, official said. Lauderhill Fire Chief Marc Celetti said the woman and several other people were jaywalking across Sunrise Boulevard near Northwest 31st Avenue around 11:30 a.m. when a car swerved to avoid the pedestrians. The car then struck the fire engine, and debris from the crash injured the woman, Celetti said. The woman, who was not identified, was taken to Plantation General Hospital, where she was...

    WPLG
  • Tanker truck crashes into median in Fort Lauderdale

    A tanker truck carrying fuel crashed into a median early Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, officials said. A spokesperson for Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said the Southfork Transportation truck ran into the median and crashed into a tree on East 62nd Street near Dixie Highway. No other cars were involved in the accident. The truck was seriously damaged in the crash, but its fuel tank did not rupture.

    WPLG
  • Red light cameras relocating to the Loop

    Tickets for violations captured by these cameras will not be issued until Feb. 5.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Afternoon Links: America Divided, Judge Nancy Pelosi, and Wazed and Confused

    Does America really have only 11 main cultures? That's what a new map by Colin Woodard suggests, and it has lots of people arguing. I grew up in Yankeedom (Cleveland), went to school in the Midlands (Saint Louis), and now live in Tidewater. Naturally, Saint Louis and Cleveland are more similar to each other than either are to Washington, D.C., but the map seems to get Ohio mostly correct. Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati are all culturally very different. And one thing I appreciate is that...

    Weekly Standard
  • 2 injured in crash after argument at Miami sports bar escalates

    Two people were injured in an early-morning crash Thursday after an altercation that started at a nearby sports bar, police said. A car could be seen resting on its side, pressed against a palm tree, near the intersection of Northwest Seventh Avenue and Northwest 108th Street. Miami-Dade police said two people got into an argument at Round Table Sports Bar & Lounge in Miami. As the victim left the bar, the other person involved in the argument followed the car and intentionally rear-ended it...

    WPLG
  • Car resting on its side after crash sends 1 to hospital

    One person was taken to a hospital Thursday after a crash that shut down the intersection of Northwest Seventh Avenue and Northwest 108th Street in northwest Miami-Dade County. A car could be seen resting on its side, pressed against a palm tree. Police said one person was taken to a hospital after the early-morning crash, but the victim's condition wasn't immediately known. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. All northbound and southbound lanes of Northwest Seventh Avenue were...

    WPLG
  • You've never seen a bridge like this before

    You've never seen a bridge like this before. This is the Slauerhoffbrug. Otherwise known as the "Flying Drawbridge." You can find it in the city of Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. It crosses over the Harlinger Vaart River. How does it "fly?" The Slauerhoffbrug is classified as a tail bridge. It uses a single pylon, instead of traditional hinges. This method allows for a quick opening. Two hydraulic cylinders in the pylon do the lifting and lowering. Heavy boat traffic utilizes the bridge opening....

    Business Insider
  • 1 person seriously hurt in crash in Opa-Locka

    One person was seriously hurt Tuesday after a dirt bike crashed into a car in Opa-Locka, police said. Opa-Locka police Chief James Dobson said the crash happened just before 5 p.m. at Northwest 139th Street and Northwest 22nd Avenue. A spokesperson for Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said the dirt bike rider was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital. The rider's condition was not disclosed. Dobson said authorities have closed off several nearby blocks, causing traffic delays. This is a developing...

    WPLG
  • Crash involving gas tanker shuts down U.S. 1

    A crash involving a gas tanker and another car closed down a portion of US-1 on Tuesday morning. The crash happened in the southbound lanes at SW 17th Avenue and caused those lanes to be shut down. It’s unclear if anyone was injured in the crash. Stay with Local 10 and Local10.com for updates.

    WPLG
  • Semi-truck crashes off I-84 and into Columbia River

    A semi-truck crashed through a guardrail on Interstate-84 and came to rest partially in the Columbia River on Monday afternoon, Multnomah County deputies confirmed.

    KOIN 6
  • Two-year closure starts Monday night on Cicero Avenue near Midway

    An estimated two-year closure starts Monday night on lanes of Cicero Avenue near Midway International Airport for airport improvement projects.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Holy Name development wins local alderman's approval, thanks to traffic changes

    Ald. Brian Hopkins is leaning toward backing the development, in part because a project to improve Chicago Avenue traffic flow is part of the plan.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • 6 hurt after multi-car crash in southwest Miami-Dade

    Six people were injured after a crash Sunday involving eight cars along Florida's Turnpike in southwest Miami-Dade County. An official with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said the crash happened just before 2 p.m. on the turnpike near Southwest 288th Street. One of those injured was more seriously hurt and was rushed to Jackson South Medical Center. The other victims are also being treated at Jackson South. This is a developing story.

    WPLG
  • I-75 express lanes to alleviate congestion, provide more reliable travel times for drivers

    The South Florida region is considered one of the most congested areas in the nation, and as more people move here, it becomes even more difficult to keep up with the increased demand of traffic on major highways. That's where adding express lanes along Interstate 75 comes in. The goal is to provide more reliable and predictable travel times for drivers, while cutting down on congestion. "Once the express lanes open up, the vehicles that normally use the general purpose lanes, most of them will...

    WPLG
  • I-84 will close overnight impacting traffic between I-5 and I-205

    The full closure will begin at 11 p.m. Friday and will end by 6 a.m. Saturday, January 13.  At that time, crews will reopen all lanes.

    KOIN 6
  • Baltimore water main breaks still being reported, even as temperatures rise

    As Baltimore public works crews continue to repair broken water mains, more are being reported, even amid warming temperatures. A water main break was reported at 6 a.m. Thursday at Loch Raven Boulevard and Walker Avenue in Northeast Baltimore, said city public works spokesman Jeffrey Raymond. ...

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  • Acid spills at water treatment plant in Fort Lauderdale

    Several gallons of acid have spilled at a water treatment plant in Fort Lauderdale, causing the plant to evacuate, officials said. A spokesman for the Fort Lauderdale Fire Department said hydrochloride spilled just before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the plant in the 1500 block of South State Road 7. Authorities advise people to avoid the area. A hazardous materials team is headed to the scene. This is a developing story.

    WPLG
  • City plans to repave, reconfigure SW Naito

    The Portland Bureau of Transportation said there will be safety improvements for drivers, bicylists and pedestrians. Currently there are no bike lanes on that section of Naito.

    KOIN 6
  • Man arrested after chase now charged with killing his mother

    A man arrested after a South Dakota chase in which authorities say his mother's body was found in the SUV he was driving is now charged with murder in California. … Click to Continue

    charlotteobserver
  • Northbound I-75 briefly closed near Sheridan Street because of police activity

    All northbound lanes of Interstate 75 in Pembroke Pines were closed Tuesday morning near Sheridan Street because of police activity in the area. Northbound traffic was being diverted onto the Sheridan Street exit. All lanes were reopened shortly before 7 a.m., but there were heavy delays in the area. Local 10 News traffic reporter Nicole Perez said drivers should take Flamingo Road as an alternate route. Click here to get real-time traffic maps.

    WPLG
  • Maryland weather: Things you need to know about what could be a slick evening on the highways

    Baltimore commuters could encounter sleet and freezing rain — making for a potentially slick evening commute Monday. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory that runs through 9 p.m. Monday. That advisory calls for a light mix to impact the Baltimore area in the afternoon. ...

    www.baltimoresun.com
  • Elk killed in Hwy 26 crash near Banks

    Somewhere between 8-10 elk were hit when a car crashed into them.

    KOIN 6