We talk with Robyn Carr about 10 years of Virgin River, her new Sullivan's Crossing series, and the perils of camping.
Statesman Journal reports, “Opponents of a third Salem traffic bridge over the Willamette claimed a victory Monday as a majority of city councilors rejected an agreement with the state on the so-called Salem River Crossing project.”Show More Summary
Bucks Local News reports that Joe Donnelly, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission’s communications director, is scheduled to make an illustrated presentation about bridges crossing the Delaware River next month which will,Show More Summary
The Virginian-Pilot reports, “About 2,400 low-income Midtown and Downtown tunnel users enrolled in a special toll relief program will pay even less for tolls. Thanks to a one-time $500,000 donation from Elizabeth River Crossings parent...Show More Summary
The Virginian-Pilot reports, “Elizabeth River Crossings says it will evaluate its fee structure in coming weeks to more accurately reflect the cost of toll recovery. The toll operator for the Midtown and Downtown tunnels held a press conference Wednesday [April 19] to update the public on its customer service efforts. Show More Summary
by Mike Hixenbaugh (The Virginian-Pilot), Charles Ornstein and Terry Parris (ProPublica) During the Vietnam War, hundreds of U.S. Navy ships crossed into Vietnam’s rivers or sent crew members ashore, possibly exposing their sailors to the toxic herbicide Agent Orange. Show More Summary
MOSUL (Reuters) - Iraqi's army has built a new pontoon bridge over the Tigris river south of Mosul, after flooding had blocked all crossing points, opening an escape route for families fleeing fighting between government forces and Islamic State.
Daily Freeman reports, “Traffic volume and revenue on the five Hudson River crossings operated by the New York State Bridge Authority were lower in February 2017 than in the same month a year earlier.... Overall traffic volume... fell by 3.53 percent; revenue from tolls dropped by 3.98 percent. Show More Summary
Lehighvalleylive.com reports, “Traffic is trending up on the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission’s 18 spans. A combined 144.5 million crossings were recorded in 2016, up from 141.7 million in 2015 and 137.1 million in 2012, according...Show More Summary
Just outside the town of Wagrowiec, in the Paluki region of Poland, two rivers cross at a right angle and the waters of each go their own way without mixing. This rare phenomenon occurs nowhere else in Europe and in only one other place...Show More Summary
Stream crossings can be intimidating for many hikers, even small streams where the consequences of getting wet or falling are minor. But learning to cross small streams forms the foundation for coping with larger streams and rivers, where the consequences of a fall are much higher. Here are some expert tips for stream and river …
Glenn Mitchell is so confident Friday’s fight against Jamaine Ortiz will lead to bigger and better things, he actually expects to see his opponent again down the road with even more at stake the second time around. “We are two future world champions,” Mitchell said. Show More Summary
The Virginian-Pilot reports that the “ongoing Manhattan Project-like effort to find a crack – any crack – in the 58-year contract between Elizabeth River Crossings and the Commonwealth of Virginia,” is not succeeding, and so Governor...Show More Summary
Black Hawk County officials are struggling to decide how to pay for the replacement of a bridge crossing the Cedar River without raising property taxes or limiting funding for other … Click to Continue »
A 58-year-old man died after he was struck by a car as he tried to cross the Harlem River Drive, officials said.
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WAVY reports on a Portsmouth motorist’s complaint that Elizabeth River Crossings mistakenly blocked him from renewing his vehicle registration. The station also covers a complaint from a motorist who was tolled for using a tunnel access road when he didn’t actually drive through the tunnel. Show More Summary
The Virginian-Pilot reports, “Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne sent a letter to Elizabeth River Crossings CEO Gregory Woodsmall Friday [March 17] admonishing the toll operator for punishing motorists with what he described as unreasonable fees and urging the company to trim large debts. Show More Summary
WDRB reports, “During the first month of Ohio River bridge tolls in January, Miller Transportation estimates its buses amassed roughly $600 in charges while crossing between Kentucky and Indiana. But unlike other businesses in the Louisville region, Miller won’t have to pay for those trips. Show More Summary