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Licking County, Ohio, pledges $4.3 million to repairing 35 bridges in 2016

Licking County, Ohio, pledges $4.3 million to repairing...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 29, 2016

Deteriorating bridges and culverts have forced the closure of five county roads in Licking County, Ohio, the Newark Advocate reports. Licking County ...

Rhode Island DOT will replace structurally deficient bridges with slide-in construction

Rhode Island DOT will replace structurally deficient...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 28, 2016

In 2014, data from the Federal Highway Administration ranked Rhode Island as the worst of the 50 states for structurally deficient bridges. ...

N. Dakota DOT sees slight increase in funding for road work in 2016

N. Dakota DOT sees slight increase in funding for road...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 21, 2016

Despite recent budget cuts to the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT), more money will be spent on highways and ...

WSDOT bridge inspectors detail their work to a curious public

WSDOT bridge inspectors detail their work to a curious...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 18, 2016

Bridge inspectors in Spokane regularly inspect bridges to make sure they are safe for vehicles. And there's nothing especially surprising ...

Rush County, Ind., to use new weight-load technology to test integrity of small bridges

Rush County, Ind., to use new weight-load technology to...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 13, 2016

Mark Bacon is a corn farmer and county commissioner in Rush County, Ind.,where nearly three dozen bridges are closed or ...

Michigan DOT’s 5-year transportation plan includes $6.8 billion for highway restructuring and repair

Michigan DOT’s 5-year transportation plan...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 12, 2016

In November, Michigan passed a $1.2 billion road funding law that will raise money for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) through ...

Mississippi requests emergency FWHA funds for flood-damaged roads, bridges

Mississippi requests emergency FWHA funds for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 18, 2016

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has requested emergency funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration to help ...

VIDEO: Caltrans dismantles 504-foot long section of old Bay Bridge

VIDEO: Caltrans dismantles 504-foot long section of old...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 16, 2016

The California Department of Transportation recently dismantled a massive chunk of the old Bay Bridge in Oakland. According to Caltrans, the department ...

Indiana House passes plan to raise taxes on cigarettes and gas to pay for roads

Indiana House passes plan to raise taxes on cigarettes...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

The Indiana House of Representatives has passed a bill that would raise the tax on gas and cigarettes in order ...

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to fund green infrastructure

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

President Barack Obama is aiming to implement more measures to combat climate change, and this time he's eyeing oil companies to foot the bill. The ...

VIDEO: Tidy explosion drops Pittsburgh’s century-old Hulton Bridge into Allegheny River

VIDEO: Tidy explosion drops Pittsburgh’s...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 27, 2016

A Pennsylvania bridge with more than a century of history was demolished Tuesday morning with more than 500 explosives above the Allegheny ...

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased highway funding

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 20, 2016

During Sunday's Democratic presidential debate in Charleston, South Carolina, Sunday night, all three candidates vowed that transportation funding would be one of ...

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