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Top 5 U.S. transportation infrastructure project needs highlighted at beginning of 2016 Infrastructure Week

Top 5 U.S. transportation infrastructure project needs...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 17, 2016

As Infrastructure Week 2016 got underway Monday, The Hill created a list of what it considers to be five of the top needed transportation ...

Iowa DOT proposes $3.5 billion, 5-year construction plan

Iowa DOT proposes $3.5 billion, 5-year construction...

Posted by Kerry Clines on May 17, 2016

The Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) has proposed a $3.5 billion, five-year construction plan to maintain and upgrade the state's 8,871 miles ...

USDOT chief Foxx visiting Smart City Challenge finalists for submission preparation

USDOT chief Foxx visiting Smart City Challenge...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 17, 2016

Transportation Sec. Anthony Foxx this week is visiting the seven finalists for the Smart City Challenge, a program designed to ...

ASCE finds infrastructure underinvestment to cost U.S. families $3,400 a year

ASCE finds infrastructure underinvestment to cost U.S....

Posted by Chris Hill on May 17, 2016

A new report by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) says weak infrastructure investment in the U.S. will cost ...

A rendering of Delaware's first diverging diamond interchange at SR 1 and Route 72.

Delaware DOT begins construction on state’s first...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 16, 2016

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has begun construction on the state’s first diverging diamond interchange (DDI) located at the ...

Georgia DOT awards $246.5 million in road construction projects statewide

Georgia DOT awards $246.5 million in road construction...

Posted by Kerry Clines on May 16, 2016

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) says it has awarded 27 contracts for statewide construction projects totaling over $246.5 million, according ...

ARTBA-TDF graduates 32 construction execs from leadership program

ARTBA-TDF graduates 32 construction execs from...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 16, 2016

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) recently graduated 32 construction executives from its Industry Leader ...

ARTBA-TDF awards 11 scholarships to children of highway workers killed on the job

ARTBA-TDF awards 11 scholarships to children of highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 13, 2016

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation’s (ARTBA-TDF) worker memorial fund has provided scholarships for 11 children ...

Missouri DOT adds projects to long-term plans due to improved funding outlook

Missouri DOT adds projects to long-term plans due to...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 13, 2016

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has added 855 projects to its 2017-2021 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) plan, citing ...

Two construction workers hit by car near Westinghouse Bridge in Pittsburgh

Two construction workers hit by car near Westinghouse...

Posted by Kerry Clines on May 13, 2016

Two construction workers were hit by a vehicle near the Westinghouse Bridge in Pittsburgh on Tuesday morning. CBS Pittsburgh reports ...

Oregon DOT bathes bridges in orange light for work zone safety awareness

Oregon DOT bathes bridges in orange light for work zone...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 13, 2016

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has been illuminating in orange the Morrison Bridge in Portland and Union Street Railroad ...

85-year-old George Washington Bridge getting much-needed $2 billion renovation

85-year-old George Washington Bridge getting...

Posted by Kerry Clines on May 12, 2016

The 85-year-old George Washington Bridge, spanning the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, is getting some much-needed major renovations to keep ...

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