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House transportation committee schedules transportation bill markup

House transportation committee schedules transportation...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 15, 2015

At least one committee in the U.S. House of Representatives has signaled it's ready to make a move on a transportation ...

AAA poll finds 70% of Americans want Congress to spend more on roads

AAA poll finds 70% of Americans want Congress to spend...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 14, 2015

Nearly three-fourths of Americans are ready for Congress to finally increase the amount of money that gets spent on roads and ...

Virginia DOT gets $55.5 million in extra federal funds for road work

Virginia DOT gets $55.5 million in extra federal funds...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 08, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration recently reallocated $55.5 million in federal funds to Virginia that will go toward repaving 400 miles ...

Bayonne Bridge completion date pushed back 2 years

Bayonne Bridge completion date pushed back 2 years

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 07, 2015

The completion of the $1.3 billion Bayonne Bridge "Raise the Roadway" project has been pushed back two years, with the renovated ...

FDNY rescues construction worker who passed out on Kosciusko Bridge pillar

FDNY rescues construction worker who passed out on...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 06, 2015

A construction worker at the Thaddeus Kosciusko Bridge in New York City passed out on top of a pillar nearly 100 ...

Pleased with initial drone bridge inspections, Minnesota DOT plans to push aircraft’s capabilities further

Pleased with initial drone bridge inspections,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 05, 2015

Drones could become the primary method for bridge inspections for the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The department has been impressed by ...

House Majority leader pledges to pass a long-term highway bill

House Majority leader pledges to pass a long-term...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 01, 2015

The favorite to replace John Boehner (R-Ohio) as the Speaker of the House has gone on record vowing to pass ...

Four contractors compete for $1.1 billion I-285/GA 400 interchange project in Atlanta

Four contractors compete for $1.1 billion I-285/GA 400...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 30, 2015

Georgia is set to spend more money than it's ever spent on a road project to redesign and reconstruct the ...

Florida DOT wins grand prize at America’s Transportation Awards National Competition

Florida DOT wins grand prize at America’s...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 29, 2015

The Florida Department of Transportation took home top honors at the 2015 America's Transportation Awards on Sunday. FDOT beat out the competition ...

Speed of construction, longer lives drive new bridge designs

Speed of construction, longer lives drive new bridge...

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Sep 25, 2015

The need for speed in construction is driving much of the bridge design in this country. The burden to accomplish faster ...

Caterpillar CEO says Congress’ inaction on long-term highway bill threatens nation’s future

Caterpillar CEO says Congress’ inaction on...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 24, 2015

The chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc. is again speaking out in favor of a long-term highway bill. Doug Oberhelman wrote a column ...

Forklift accident claims life of teenage construction worker on Bong Bridge

Forklift accident claims life of teenage construction...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 23, 2015

An 18-year-old Wisconsin construction worker died Monday following a forklift accident on the Bong Bridge, which connects Wisconsin and Minnesota. The Duluth ...

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