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ARTBA hires Houlihan as senior writer and editor

ARTBA hires Houlihan as senior writer and editor

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 13, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has named former Reuters staffer Eileen M. Houlihan as senior writer and editor. At ...

Deteriorating bridge drops debris on passing motorist in Maryland

Deteriorating bridge drops debris on passing motorist...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 12, 2015

In another example of how the nation’s bridges are suffering from reduced maintenance due to limited highway funding, portions of an ...

Sanders says his $1 trillion infrastructure bill would cost less than Iraq War

Sanders says his $1 trillion infrastructure bill would...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 11, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders says his 5-year $1 trillion infrastructure bill would cost less than the estimated cost of the “Bush/Cheney ...

Changes were made to demolition plans hours before Cincinnati bridge collapse

Changes were made to demolition plans hours before...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 11, 2015

Kokosing Construction Company Inc., whose employee Brandon Carl was crushed and killed in January while working atop a bridge crossing Interstate ...

ARTBA seeks entries for transportation challenges student video contest

ARTBA seeks entries for transportation challenges...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 10, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association is looking for creative students to develop a short video about their “perceptions of ...

NAPA launches asphalt plant “Diamond” best practices recognition program

NAPA launches asphalt plant “Diamond” best...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 10, 2015

The National Asphalt Pavement Association has created the Diamond Terminal Commendation program to help asphalt terminal operations to “demonstrate their commitment to ...

Historic Gasconade River Bridge on Route 66 to remain closed amid Missouri budget shortfalls

Historic Gasconade River Bridge on Route 66 to remain...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 10, 2015

In a statement released Feb. 9, the Missouri Department of Transportation says it’s planning to keep closed “indefinitely” the outer road ...

ACPA forms traffic task force, plans pavement design software initiative

ACPA forms traffic task force, plans pavement design...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 29, 2015

The American Concrete Pavement Association has announced two new initiatives for 2015: The formation of a task force for maintenance ...

U.S. Chamber of Congress, AAA and ATA urge Congress to raise gas tax to fund long-term highway bill

U.S. Chamber of Congress, AAA and ATA urge Congress to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 27, 2015

With the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) inching ever so closer to insolvency, organizations are redoubling efforts to ensure Congress is ...

Worker’s death in Ohio bridge collapse places urgency upon New Jersey bridge inspections

Worker’s death in Ohio bridge collapse places...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 23, 2015

Aging infrastructure issues are well-known topics across the political landscape, as President Obama alluded to in his recent State of the ...

Former DOT Sec. LaHood: “We need a big pot of money” to fix America’s roads and bridges

Former DOT Sec. LaHood: “We need a big pot of...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 30, 2014

Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at ...

Nearly half of New York roads need work

Nearly half of New York roads need work

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 01, 2014

Nearly half of New York's locally maintained roads are in need of rehabilitation, preservation or reconstruction, according to the latest TRIP ...

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