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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 ...

Fundraising site set up to help New Jersey DOT worker who was run over on the job

Fundraising site set up to help New Jersey DOT worker...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 12, 2015

A website created to raise money for a New Jersey Department of Transportation worker who was injured on the job has ...

VIDEO: Watch TDOT crews destroy and rebuild a bridge in only 58 hours in this project time-lapse

VIDEO: Watch TDOT crews destroy and rebuild a bridge in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 10, 2015

The Tennessee Department of Transportation built a bridge in less than 58 hours, and they've got the footage to prove ...

North Carolina names new transportation secretary

North Carolina names new transportation secretary

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 07, 2015

North Carolina already has a new Department of Transportation chief, just a week after the former Secretary stepped down. North Carolina ...

Oregon’s pay-as-you-drive usage tax program gathers 801 volunteers in first month

Oregon’s pay-as-you-drive usage tax program gathers...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 07, 2015

The Oregon Road Usage Charge Program, known as OReGO, only managed 801 volunteers in its first month, a mere 16 ...

USDOT wants you to post failing infrastructure pictures to Instragram for #ShowUsYourInfraWear campaign

USDOT wants you to post failing infrastructure pictures...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 06, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is pushing an Instagram social media campaign, titled #ShowUsYourInfraWear, to highlight the need for ...

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