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GOP won’t tackle transportation funding before trade deal

GOP won’t tackle transportation funding before trade...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 08, 2015

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) wants Congress to make the looming expiration of transportation funding a top priority, but ...

Three highway funding bills fail within one week in the Colorado Legislature

Three highway funding bills fail within one week in the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 08, 2015

Potential funding for Colorado roads went three up and three down in the Legislature this week. The failure of all three ...

Missouri DOT cuts planned highway, bridge projects by 30% over next 5 years

Missouri DOT cuts planned highway, bridge projects by...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 08, 2015

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has released for public review its draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for fiscal ...

Crews building a “bridge within a bridge,” as part of $1B Bayonne Bridge clearance expansion

Crews building a “bridge within a bridge,”...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 04, 2015

The world’s fourth largest arch bridge is undergoing upgrades to raise it to new levels. The $1.3 billion ongoing project to ...

Ryan: $10 billion stopgap in the works as a “Plan B” for Highway Trust Fund

Ryan: $10 billion stopgap in the works as a “Plan...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 01, 2015

Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) says a $10 billion stopgap measure is being planned to provide temporary transportation project funding for the ...

FHWA gives $5 million in emergency funds to West Virginia DOT for flood-damaged roads and bridges

FHWA gives $5 million in emergency funds to West...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 30, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has given the West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) $5 million in Emergency Relief Funds ...

Michigan bridge quality will continue to decline at current funding level reports state transportation council

Michigan bridge quality will continue to decline at...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 30, 2015

If funding levels remain at current amounts, Michigan bridge conditions will steadily decline, according to the Michigan Transportation Asset Management ...

Giant “Left Coast Lifter” crane’s first lift at new Tappan Zee bridge site more than a year in the making

Giant “Left Coast Lifter” crane’s...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 29, 2015

One of the largest cranes in the world was finally put to use in the Hudson River on Friday as ...

FHWA to begin collecting bridge condition data by the square foot

FHWA to begin collecting bridge condition data by the...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 29, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will begin gathering new data on bridges that will report conditions down to the square ...

Oklahoma DOT hires engineering firm to create earthquake response protocol for bridge inspections

Oklahoma DOT hires engineering firm to create...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 09, 2015

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) has hired an engineering group to create a new plan for examining and responding ...

North Carolina DOT holds regional student bridge building contest

North Carolina DOT holds regional student bridge...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 06, 2015

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) recently held the four regional competitions for its 16th annual Model Bridge Building ...

South Carolina DOT to use FHWA innovation research grant for bridge inspections

South Carolina DOT to use FHWA innovation research...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 03, 2015

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has received a $787,104 grant from the Federal Highway Administration’s Accelerated Innovation Deployment ...

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