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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 ...

Behind the installation of the world’s first precast network arch bridge in Fort Worth (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Behind the installation of the world’s first...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 29, 2013

Faced with closing a heavily used bridge to Fort Worth's city center for 12 months, officials at the Texas Department ...

Funding isn’t there to rebuild partially-collapsed I-5 bridge in Washington

Funding isn’t there to rebuild...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2013

Despite the increased attention it has given to the problem, the aftermath of a partial collapse of a bridge on ...

Washington’s I-5 bridge collapse highlights need for infrastructure funding

Washington’s I-5 bridge collapse highlights need...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 24, 2013

Thursday night, a truck with an oversized load struck a portion of the I-5 bridge near Seattle, Washington, sending a ...

Congressional transportation funding talks at a stalemate

Congressional transportation funding talks at a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2013

With the expiration of of the MAP-21 transportation bill coming in September of next year, congressional talks about how to ...

ASCE says U.S. infrastructure investment is “treading water”

ASCE says U.S. infrastructure investment is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2013

After giving American infrastructure a grade of D+, the American Society of Civil Engineers says that the country's investment planned ...

America’s infrastructure given D+ grade by ASCE

America’s infrastructure given D+ grade by ASCE

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 21, 2013

America's infrastructure has been the topic of many conversations lately—few, if any, of them good. President Barack Obama said U.S. ...

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