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VIDEO: How a beaten-up 1949 Hudson barely made it across the country to spread the Gospel of Infrastructure

VIDEO: How a beaten-up 1949 Hudson barely made it...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 26, 2014

What's more American than a round-the-country road trip in a vintage vehicle? Fifth-generation roadbuilder Dan McNichol has been driving a rusty, ...

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 ...

Know Your Load: Truck hauling a drill rig gets stuck, takes a chunk of bridge with it

Know Your Load: Truck hauling a drill rig gets stuck,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 27, 2013

A few weeks ago we shared a video with you of a low-clearance train trestle in North Carolina that trucks ...

Better Roads: The state of the nation’s bridges is improving, but funding is still a major roadblock

Better Roads: The state of the nation’s bridges...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 08, 2013

According to our sister site Better Roads, when it comes to the state of the nation's bridges, there's good news ...

VIDEO: Low-clearance trestle rips up truck after truck like a can opener

VIDEO: Low-clearance trestle rips up truck after truck...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 08, 2013

And people wonder why bridges are crumbling in the U.S.? The video below is a compilation put together by the site ...

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 ...

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 ...

VIDEO: How to move a bridge with dish soap

VIDEO: How to move a bridge with dish soap

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2013

When cracks began to form in the Sellwood Bridge's supports, engineers in Portland, Oregon were faced with an extreme challenge ...

VIDEO: How collapsed I-5 bridge was reopened with a temporary span

VIDEO: How collapsed I-5 bridge was reopened with a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2013

Traffic is once again flowing over Washington state's Skagit River as a temporary span has been set in place on ...

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are more important than their iPhone or TV

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

To say the findings of a recent study reported on by our sister site Better Roads are a bit shocking ...

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