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ARTBA releases 2015 Transportation Officials and Engineers Database

ARTBA releases 2015 Transportation Officials and...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 17, 2015

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has recently made available its 2015 Transportation Officials and Engineers Database, including ...

Study shows Portland highways are either at capacity or nearly there

Study shows Portland highways are either at capacity or...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 17, 2015

Drivers in Oregon probably noticed their commute has been getting significantly more lengthy this year, and a new study found ...

Worker killed in equipment accident on Texas highway paving job

Worker killed in equipment accident on Texas highway...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 17, 2015

A construction worker inside a Texas work zone was killed last week in an accident involving heavy equipment at the ...

Michigan DOT wants comments on public involvement section of MI Transportation Plan

Michigan DOT wants comments on public involvement...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 17, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is seeking public comments on the public involvement part of the state’s long-range transportation ...

Georgia construction company files for bankruptcy, leaving road projects incomplete

Georgia construction company files for bankruptcy,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 14, 2015

A Georgia county is looking at a few incomplete road projects that were already paid for after an Augusta construction ...

Michigan DOT appoints Van Port Fleet deputy director and COO

Michigan DOT appoints Van Port Fleet deputy director...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 14, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has named Mark Van Port Fleet as the department’s new deputy director and chief ...

NCDOT worker saves the life of a man who was drowning after crashing into a pond

NCDOT worker saves the life of a man who was drowning...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 13, 2015

A North Carolina Department of Transportation worker took a break from his road paving project on Monday to save a ...

Tennessee state senator wants $280 million repaid into state’s highway fund

Tennessee state senator wants $280 million repaid into...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 13, 2015

Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville), Tennessee Senate Transportation Committee chairman, is seeking $280 million in repayment for funds “raided” from the highway ...

Indiana county buys its own asphalt plant equipment from federal surplus sale

Indiana county buys its own asphalt plant equipment...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 13, 2015

Daviess County in the southwestern portion of Indiana recently purchased its own asphalt plant through a federal surplus equipment sale, ...

Best Use of Innovation winner — Iowa Department of Transportation's eConstruction

Five state DOTs win 2015 Mid America regional...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 12, 2015

The Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio transportation departments were presented with America’s Transportation Awards during the Mid America Association ...

Man arrested for stealing road signs, rebar from Pennsylvania construction site

Man arrested for stealing road signs, rebar from...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 12, 2015

A Pennsylvania man is facing theft charges after he was caught with stolen road signs and rebar from a highway ...

SR 10/US 78 Historic Preservation Project of the Year – 1938 WPA built bridge is in center

Georgia DOT earns 4 awards from state American Public...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 12, 2015

The Georgia chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) has presented the state’s department of transportation with four awards ...

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