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DBIA names Virginia DOT as 2016 Transportation Owner of the Year

DBIA names Virginia DOT as 2016 Transportation Owner of...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 02, 2016

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) named the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) as 2016 Transportation Owner of the Year ...

New survey says majority of Americans support usage fees to fix crumbling roads

New survey says majority of Americans support usage...

Posted by Kerry Clines on May 02, 2016

A newly published survey reports that nearly two-thirds of Americans would support roadway user fees to help fix the country's ...

FHWA provides $8 million to 35 tribes for transportation safety improvement projects

FHWA provides $8 million to 35 tribes for...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 02, 2016

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is providing roughly $8 million to 35 Native American tribes to complete 54 transportation safety ...

Montana governor proposes $200 million funding for infrastructure projects

Montana governor proposes $200 million funding for...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 02, 2016

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has proposed a $200 million plan for 2017 aimed at improving infrastructure projects across the state ...

FHWA proposes emissions measurements to gauge success of transportation projects

FHWA proposes emissions measurements to gauge success...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 29, 2016

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would measure the success of transportation projects based ...

Safety management plans available for 2 USDOT Connected Vehicle Pilot sites

Safety management plans available for 2 USDOT Connected...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 29, 2016

The safety management plans for the Wyoming and Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot deployment sites under the U.S. Department of Transportation’s ...

Nebraska DOR adds members to County Bridge Match program working group

Nebraska DOR adds members to County Bridge Match...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 29, 2016

The Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) recently announced members of the County Bridge Match Program (CBMP) working group. The recently ...

Licking County, Ohio, pledges $4.3 million to repairing 35 bridges in 2016

Licking County, Ohio, pledges $4.3 million to repairing...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 29, 2016

Deteriorating bridges and culverts have forced the closure of five county roads in Licking County, Ohio, the Newark Advocate reports. Licking County ...

Rhode Island DOT will replace structurally deficient bridges with slide-in construction

Rhode Island DOT will replace structurally deficient...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 28, 2016

In 2014, data from the Federal Highway Administration ranked Rhode Island as the worst of the 50 states for structurally deficient bridges. ...

BTS provides quarterly update to National Transportation Statistics reference guide

BTS provides quarterly update to National...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 28, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics has released the second quarterly update of 2016 for the web-only ...

Ky. Transportation Cabinet names Patty Dunaway as state highway engineer

Ky. Transportation Cabinet names Patty Dunaway as state...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 28, 2016

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has named Patty Dunaway as the new state highway engineer, marking the second time a ...

Illinois Tollway partners with Morton Arboretum to create ‘Urban Forest’

Illinois Tollway partners with Morton Arboretum to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 28, 2016

The Illinois Tollway is partnering with the Morton Arboretum in an effort to expand tree canopy coverage by the tollway ...

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