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Road resurfacing work is expected to begin next month in parts of Hamilton County using money from the gas tax which rose last July. Acting County Engineer Eric Beck says his budget is increasing from approximately $2 million to $4 million. That will allow the department to double the number of roads paved last year.

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You should be familiar with yellow and white lane markings directing motorists. While driving on a recent rainy night, WVXU's Tana Weingartner noticed she was having trouble seeing those lines. She started looking into the problem and quickly found she's not the only one, and it's not just a Tri-State problem.

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A new report finds that compared to the rest of the country, Ohio’s highways are getting better.

The study comes from the Reason Foundation, a nonpartisan think tank focused on market oriented solutions. It measured traffic fatalities, congestion and construction costs. 

Drivers in Kentucky are at a higher risk of losing their lives on rural roads than they are on rural roads across the rest of the country, according to a new report.

Now that spring is finally here, Ohio’s road crews will be fixing potholes and pavement damaged over the winter. 

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Five roads in southwest Ohio damaged by recent weather events could be repaired with federal funding. Earlier this week, Governor Mike DeWine declared a state of emergency, which starts the process of applying for relief funding.

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A national transportation research group says Ohio's roadways are deteriorated and congested, costing drivers $12 billion each year. Yup, that's "billion" with a "b."

The first day of spring is bringing a Winter Weather Advisory in Central Ohio. And while the snow begins to come down, legislators in an Ohio House committee will be considering a new way to remove ice from the roads - using the byproduct of fracking

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The weather has finally turned warmer but snow and ice will be lead topics for convention-goers in Cincinnati this week.

The North American Snow Conference is being held here May 4-7.

Past president of the American Public Works Association Diane Watkins says 2,000-2,500 people, a record high, are participating. She says best practices for snow and ice clearing are at the top of the agenda.