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18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for highway, bridge projects

18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

The latest report from the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) shows that 18 states and the District of Columbia use variable-rate gas ...

South Dakota’s roads and bridges face significant deterioration in next decade if current funding levels hold

South Dakota’s roads and bridges face significant...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

South Dakota suffers from a list of transportation issues, including nationally ubiquitous deteriorated bridges and roads and low funding, in addition ...

Michigan DOT doesn’t hold contractors to project warranties, audit finds

Michigan DOT doesn’t hold contractors to project...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 24, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) isn’t holding roadwork contractors properly accountable for warranties on their projects, which puts the cost of ...

FHWA releases $232 million for emergency road and bridge repairs

FHWA releases $232 million for emergency road and...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 20, 2015

Twenty-six states and Puerto Rico are set to receive $232 million in Emergency Relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration for ...

Want half-off alignment at Sears? Publicly shame your city and its potholes on social media

Want half-off alignment at Sears? Publicly shame your...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 20, 2015

It’s said that admitting you have a problem is the first step toward recovery. If that is the case then we ...

ACPA promotes Wathne to executive vice president

ACPA promotes Wathne to executive vice president

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 20, 2015

Leif Wathne has been promoted to executive vice president of the American Concrete Pavement Association, the group announced. Wathne has been with ...

Georgia drivers pay extra $8 billion annually due to deficient roads TRIP report finds

Georgia drivers pay extra $8 billion annually due to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 19, 2015

Deficient roads in Georgia costs the state’s motorists nearly $8 billion in additional vehicle operating costs and expenses related to safety ...

Deficient roads and bridges cost Iowa drivers an extra $2 billion each year

Deficient roads and bridges cost Iowa drivers an extra...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 19, 2015

  Twenty-seven percent of Iowa’s major urban roads and highways are in poor condition, and 21 percent of the state’s bridges are ...

More Maryland bridges found to be crumbling upon ordered inspections

More Maryland bridges found to be crumbling upon...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 18, 2015

After inspecting nearly 70 bridges, Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) workers removed loose concrete from five bridges Feb. 14-15, according to ...

Wisconsin road building debt to increase under governor’s proposal

Wisconsin road building debt to increase under...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 18, 2015

Gov. Scott Walker’s current $1.3 billion road construction borrowing proposal would up state borrowing for road projects to a point that ...

The 3 things needed right now to repair our nation’s bridges, according to 12 DOTs

The 3 things needed right now to repair our...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2015

The nation’s infrastructure system can be likened to an economic circulatory system – giving us freedom, opportunity and mobility—and this ...

Report: Apple is working on an electric car to take on Tesla

Report: Apple is working on an electric car to take on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2015

After rumors began swirling last week about a potential foray by Apple into the car business, the Wall Street Journal is now ...

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