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Without long-term road funding, a Minnesota group has resorted to duct tape

Without long-term road funding, a Minnesota group has...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 21, 2015

Duct tape is a go-to problem solver in many situations. But it’s usually a temporary fix. No one is going ...

National Public Works Week kicks off with “low and slow” infrastructure tour

National Public Works Week kicks off with “low and...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 21, 2015

Author Dan McNichol, who has driven a 1949 Hudson across the country to bring attention to road and bridge conditions, ...

This bridge is made of thousands of sheets of paper, took 3 years to design (PHOTOS)

This bridge is made of thousands of sheets of paper,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 20, 2015

An artist from the United Kingdom completed a project that proves once and for all that paper beats rock. Well, ...

House passes transportation funding patch

House passes transportation funding patch

Posted by Chris Hill on May 20, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved HR 2353, the Highway Transportation Funding Act of 2015 in a 387-35 vote. The ...

Report finds current road, bridge conditions are impairing economic growth in rural areas

Report finds current road, bridge conditions are...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 20, 2015

Research by The Road Improvement Program (TRIP) finds that 15 percent of major rural roads in the U.S. are in poor ...

Nebraska legislature overrides governor’s veto of gas tax increase

Nebraska legislature overrides governor’s veto of gas...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 19, 2015

Almost immediately after the Nebraska Legislature passed a bill to raise the state’s gas tax, it appeared the newly-approved road ...

Work on short-term transportation funding patches heats up as deadline nears

Work on short-term transportation funding patches heats...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 18, 2015

Efforts to create at least a short-term patch for transportation funding are in the works this week, with one bill, ...

Illinois releases 6-year, $8.4 billion highway improvement plan

Illinois releases 6-year, $8.4 billion highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 18, 2015

The Illinois Department of Transportation plans to spend $8.4 billion on roads in the next six years, but it’s not ...

North Carolina, Missouri DOTs ask for public input on services/work zones

North Carolina, Missouri DOTs ask for public input on...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 18, 2015

We’re used to taking customer service surveys for retail outlets, but it’s a rare instance when a public service institution ...

Ayotte forwards tax reform bill to create Strengthening America’s Bridges Fund

Ayotte forwards tax reform bill to create Strengthening...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 15, 2015

Amidst the seemingly flurry of bills being introduced ahead of the looming May 31 end to the revenue stream for ...

New U.S.-Canada bridge will be named for a hockey legend

New U.S.-Canada bridge will be named for a hockey...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 15, 2015

  The new bridge connecting Canada to America in Detroit will borrow its name from an icon in both countries. According to ...

First concrete pour made for deck of Ohio River Bridges Project Downtown Crossing

First concrete pour made for deck of Ohio River Bridges...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 14, 2015

Walsh Construction crews have made the first concrete pour on the bridge deck of the Ohio River Bridges Project Downtown ...

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