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New Hampshire increases fuel taxes to fund road projects

New Hampshire increases fuel taxes to fund road...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 29, 2014

The New Hampshire House last week passed a bill that would increase the state’s fuel taxes on gas and diesel ...

Ohio DOT embarks on its largest construction season ever with 936 projects

Ohio DOT embarks on its largest construction season...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 21, 2014

The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced that the 2014 construction season will be its largest ever. ODOT says the season ...

Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call Congress, demand long-term highway bill in road tour stop (VIDEO)

Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call...

Posted by James Jaillet on Apr 18, 2014

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx says a short-term solution won’t do this go-around for transportation funding, and he’s on the ...

VIDEO: Crews pull half-mile, 30 million-pound bridge into place in record-breaking slide

VIDEO: Crews pull half-mile, 30 million-pound bridge...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2014

Construction crews have completed a record-breaking bridge slide over the Ohio River. At nearly a half-mile in length and weighing in ...

Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund infrastructure over national defense or health care

Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 10, 2014

If given the choice, more Americans would be willing to designate taxes to infrastructure than to national defense or health ...

Caltrans agrees to remove netting from bridge construction site to remove threat to swallows

Caltrans agrees to remove netting from bridge...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2014

The California Department of Transportation recently reached a settlement with conservationists to remove netting draped across a construction site near ...

Giant floating crane completes 6k-mile trek to New York for Tappan Zee Bridge construction (VIDEO)

Giant floating crane completes 6k-mile trek to New York...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 05, 2014

After more than a month and 6,000 miles of sea travel, the Left Coast Lifter floated into New York harbor ...

Floating crane that will build the Tappan Zee Bridge, sets sail on 6k-mile journey to New York

Floating crane that will build the Tappan Zee Bridge,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 03, 2014

The Left Coast Lifter has left the building. Or port, rather. Anyway, the massive floating crane, which will assist in the ...

Dire States: Former road builder drives rust bucket across America to demonstrate the sorry state of infrastructure

Dire States: Former road builder drives rust bucket...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 20, 2013

What do a 1949 Hudson Commodore and America's infrastructure have in common? They're both old, neglected and in need of refurbishment. Inspired ...

One percent of U.S. bridges are both fracture critical and structurally deficient

One percent of U.S. bridges are both fracture critical...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2013

A recent report from the Associated Press analyzing the 607,380 bridges in the most recent federal National Bridge Inventory found ...

VIDEO: Beautiful Bay Bridge time-lapse compresses 42k hours of construction into 4 mintues

VIDEO: Beautiful Bay Bridge time-lapse compresses 42k...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2013

Recently, construction was completed on the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. The $6.4 billion bridge replaced a ...

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel tax increase to maintain roads

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel...

Posted by Staff Report on Aug 01, 2013

Ever wonder why some research studies show substantial public support for increased fuel taxes and other studies show the opposite? It ...

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