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2008-09-28 09:00:23

Road projects are under way throughout the metropolitan area. A few have changes drivers should watch out for this week. Thornydale Road widening: Paving in the North Thornydale Road widening project from West Orange Grove Road to the Canada del Oro Wash will affect traffic this week. Drivers should expect increased truck traffic in the southbound lanes near Costco Drive Monday and Tuesday, and should watch for flaggers directing traffic. The left-turn lane from southbound Thornydale to...

2008-08-02 06:00:24

By The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 2--Crews will be demolishing portions of the Oracle Road bridge over the Canada del Oro wash this week, causing some lane closures in the area throughout the week. The right lane of southbound Oracle Road is scheduled to close on the bridge Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. each day. The right lane of northbound Oracle on the bridge is scheduled to close Wednesday from 4 a.m. to 2 p.m. I-10 widening: Picacho Peak Road to Pinal Air...

2008-07-20 06:00:36

By The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 20--Though the Interstate 10 widening project stretches all along Tucson's West Side, it's the construction at the underpasses that affects traffic the most. The project entails widening I-10 to four lanes in each direction from West Prince Road to West 29th Street, and rebuilding several bridges in between. This week, in addition to ongoing lane restrictions throughout the work area, watch for: Eastbound I-10 frontage road The eastbound...

2008-07-13 06:00:26

By The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 13--This week is like every other, with its share of Interstate 10 construction for drivers to dodge in Tucson. The project entails widening I-10 to four lanes in each direction from West Prince Road to 29th Street, and rebuilding several bridges in between. This week, in addition to ongoing lane restrictions throughout the work area, watch for: Eastbound I-10 The right lane of eastbound I-10 is scheduled to close from Grant Road to...

2008-06-25 06:02:59

By Andrea Kelly, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jun. 25--A citizens' committee voted Monday to recommend a route for the long-delayed final mile of Barraza-Aviation Parkway that protects nearby historic warehouses and won't displace any homes. The recommendation is expected to go to the City Council for approval next month. Recommended alignment picks up the parkway from where it ends at Broadway, on the eastern end of Downtown, and extends it parallel to the railroad tracks. The...

2008-06-22 06:00:26

By The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jun. 22--The Interstate 10 widening project in Tucson continues with a lot of bridge work and a nearly complete closure of I-10 early Monday. The project entails widening I-10 to four lanes in each direction from West Prince Road to 29th Street, and rebuilding several bridges in between. This week, in addition to ongoing lane restrictions throughout the work area, watch for: Eastbound I-10 Eastbound I-10 is scheduled to close from Prince Road to...

2006-11-03 21:00:14

Airline passengers and airport workers are advised by the California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) that there may be some delays getting to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) beginning this Saturday, Nov. 4 due to a major motion picture production near the airport. CalTrans and LADOT have jointly announced revised street and freeway closures for filming that will occur in three periods: -- Saturday, Nov. 4 through...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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