News Sports Entertainment Classifieds 59° Full Menu 59° eEdition Customer Service Customer Service SacBee Rewards About Us About Us Contact Us Apps Mobile & Apps Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube News in Education (NIE) Newsletters Local Sacramento Region Arena City Beat Crime Local Govt Salary Database The Homeless Marcos Bretón Transportation Education Environment Health & Medicine Traffic Conditions Weather Communities Elk Grove Folsom/El Dorado Roseville/Placer Yolo Sports Sports Kings Kings Corner with Jason Jones NBA News 49ers with Matt Barrows Giants Oakland A's High School Sports Joe Davidson More Sports Raiders NFL News MLB News River Cats Soccer Colleges Golf Auto Racing Politics Politics Capitol Alert State Workers The California Influencer Series Local Elections PoliGRAPH State Worker Salary Database Legislative Gifts Elections Local Elections California … [Read more...] about State revs up the plan to build high-speed-rail system faster by focusing on the Valley
Gallery: Work on rockslide damage in Rhea, Grundy and Van Buren counties continues BY THE NUMBERS The following lists the average number of vehicles that travel each state route on a daily basis.Rhea County, State Route 68: Average Daily Traffic Count between 2,500 and 3,600Van Buren County, State Route 30: Average Daily Traffic Count between 1,100 and 1,200Grundy County, State Route 50: Average Daily Traffic Count 1,608Source: Tennessee Department of Transportation SPRING CITY, Tenn. — Storms, traffic delays and materials deliveries have conspired to slow repairs to slide damage in State Route 68's ascending lane through Shut-In Gap in Rhea County. Tennessee Department of Transportation officials still hope to reopen both lanes in July to finally relieve the work site bottleneck for motorists traveling between Grandview on the Cumberland Plateau and Spring City near Watts Bar Lake, said Jennifer Flynn, spokeswoman for the state agency. The project began in April after … [Read more...] about Work on rockslide damage in Rhea, Grundy and Van Buren counties continues [photos]
The Ballynameen Bridge in Claudy is to reopen by the end of September, the Department for Infrastructure has confirmed. The closure of the bridge, which was washed away during last August’s flooding, has caused major traffic problems in the County Derry village ever since.Initially, the rebuilding work was to have been completed inside a year, but Derry City and Strabane District Council was told earlier this month that the date had ‘slipped’ to September.Waterside Ulster Unionist councillor Mary Hamilton has welcomed the news, but warned that the project cannot be delayed any longer.“The loss of the bridge has had a big impact on life in the village and people are facing very long diversions,” Mrs. Hamilton said.“I am pleased that we now have a completion date, but it can’t be allowed to slip any further.”DFI Roads Western Division senior engineer, Robin Cutty, in a letter to the council, confirmed that the expected completion date for … [Read more...] about Claudy bridge set to reopen in September
Last Updated Jun 28, 2018 5:30 AM EDT A team of U.S. military personnel and British divers joined rescue efforts at a flooded cave in northern Thailand where 12 children and their soccer coach have been trapped for five days as heavy overnight rains hampered the search.Flood waters seeped into a second chamber of the Tham Luang cave and forced some of the rescue divers to turn back, according to officials. The children, aged between 11 and 16, went into the cave Saturday and were trapped when heavy rains clogged the main entrance.Around 1,000 Navy SEAL divers, police, soldiers, border guards and officials have been mobilised for the around-the-clock rescue in a remote and mountainous part of Chiang Rai province near the Laos and Myanmar borders.A team of American military personnel from the U.S. Pacific Command, including pararescue and survival specialists, arrived at the site overnight to help rescue operations, according to embassy spokeswoman Jillian Bonnardeaux."Operators are … [Read more...] about U.S. military joins search for missing Thailand soccer team
PUBLISHED: 16:31 17 June 2018 | UPDATED: 16:42 17 June 2018 Katy Sandalls Will you be affected by roadworks this week? Picture: GREGG BROWN Highways England have released a full list of the work they will be carrying out on our roads this week. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 15 June but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible. A12 and A120, Essex: safety barrier repairs An ongoing programme of work to repair damaged safety barriers along the A12 and A120 in various locations continues this week, with working hours of 8pm to 6am, weeknights only. Single lane closures will be in place past the area being worked on. A12 junctions 25 to 19 Colchester to Chelmsford: surface repairs Work to improve road user safety along the A12 between Colchester and Chelmsford … [Read more...] about Will you be affected by lane closures on East Anglia’s roads this week?