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FHWA provides $2 million in emergency relief funds for I-10 bridge repair

FHWA provides $2 million in emergency relief funds for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 27, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has provided immediately $2 million in emergency relief funds for repairs to the Interstate 10 ...

Portion of I-10 in California will reopen Friday while crews continue to work on bridge collapse

Portion of I-10 in California will reopen Friday while...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 23, 2015

Traffic will resume on Interstate 10 on Friday, less than a week after the heavy rain caused serious damage to ...

Flooding causes portion of I-10 to collapse in California (PHOTOS)

Flooding causes portion of I-10 to collapse in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 21, 2015

Heavy rainfall in Southern California caused a section of Interstate 10 to collapse on Sunday, about 50 miles west of ...

California Transportation Commission allocates $561 million for 125 transportation projects

California Transportation Commission allocates $561...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 07, 2015

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $561 million for state and local transportation projects across the state, representing 125 ...

California DOT: State needs $5.7 billion more each year to maintain roads

California DOT: State needs $5.7 billion more each year...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 13, 2015

California’s budget falls short on road funding to the tune of about $5.7 billion each year, according to the state’s ...

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway funding, won’t mean cheaper pump prices

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

The California State Board of Equalization voted to reduce the state's gasoline tax to 30 cents per gallon from 36 cents, ...

Bay Bridge construction project suspended after causing major traffic issues

Bay Bridge construction project suspended after causing...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 23, 2014

Caltrans officials have decided it was best to suspend a big construction project on the Bay Bridge after metal plates ...

Rubber Expands

Rubber Expands

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Sep 05, 2014

Asphalt containing rubber continues to stretch its way into more state Departments of Transportation.   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   After years of ...

Report: Caltrans decision to hire inexperienced Chinese firm for Bay Bridge welding “will haunt” travelers “for generations”

Report: Caltrans decision to hire inexperienced Chinese...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2014

A detailed investigative report from the Sacramento Bee has found that the California Department of Transportation's decision to hire a Chinese ...

U.S. DOT to provide $325 million TIFIA loan for California’s Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement

U.S. DOT to provide $325 million TIFIA loan for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 26, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation is providing a $325 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to help ...

Geosynthetics speed construction

Geosynthetics speed construction

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 01, 2014

Geosynthetics Speed Construction While Enhancing Pavement Performance Geosynthetics comprise a family of value-added products that allows highways, roads and bridges to be ...

Oklahoma DOT looks to Caltrans for bridge assessment advice

Oklahoma DOT looks to Caltrans for bridge assessment...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 22, 2014

Bridges across the nation are aging, with many now well past their projected life spans. Oklahoma’s bridges are among those aging ...

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