Infrastructure Daily News 03.28.13

Transportation Sector

. March 27, KCOY 12 Santa Maria – (California) Highway 46 closed for hours after 5 car crash. Highway 46 near Templeton, California was shut down for several hours because of a crash involving two semi-trucks and three cars that left 5 people injured. Source:

. March 27, Chicago Tribune – (Illinois) Woman dies after semi collides with SUV on I-88. A collision between a semi and an SUV killed one person and shut down westbound Interstate 88 near Aurora for almost six hours March 26. Source: aurora-butterfield-road-interstate-88-20130326,0,1568594.story

. March 27, WSIL 3 Harrisburg – (Illinois) Fatal propane tanker crash, explosion. A propane tanker crashed into a coal truck in southwestern Illinois causing a massive explosion which prompted authorities to shut down a portion of County Line Road to traffic and knocked out power to a nearby mining facility. Source: 200109141.html

. March 26, WNCN 9 Goldsboro – (North Carolina) Cary teen charged with halfmillion dollar fire. A teenager intentionally set a fire that damaged a section of North Carolina’s Cary Parkway and repairs are estimated to cost $500,000. A portion of westbound lanes on the Cary Parkway has been closed until repairs are made. Source: fire-that-damaged-culvert

. March 26, KLAS 8 Las Vegas; Associated Press – (Nevada) Wrong-way crash on U.S. 95 leaves 1 dead, 1 critical. Officials shut down several lanes on Route 95 southbound near Henderson, Nevada while they investigated a fatal accident that left one dead and another severely injured. Source: 95-at-auto-show

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