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VIDEO: Caltrans demos its souped-up $1 million surveying SUV

VIDEO: Caltrans demos its souped-up $1 million...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 23, 2016

The California Department of Transportation has released a new video in its News Flash series, and in it, you can ...

Highway workers recover family’s stolen heirlooms from ditch

Highway workers recover family’s stolen heirlooms...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 15, 2016

Renee and Paul Bantista never thought they'd find the old jewelry box stolen from their home back in September. But ...

Utah Senate OKs deal to transfer millions from transportation to water and education

Utah Senate OKs deal to transfer millions from...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 14, 2016

The Utah Senate approved a measure that would siphon off about $337.7 million from the state's transportation fund to be used ...

Texas launches campaign to urge Spring Breakers not to drink and drive

Texas launches campaign to urge Spring Breakers not to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 08, 2016

There were more than 45o alcohol-related crashes involving young people during Spring Break 2015 in Texas, with 16 deaths and ...

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet secretary steps down

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet secretary steps down

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 07, 2016

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Sec. Mike Hancock has stepped down from his position this week and will be replaced by Deputy Sec. Greg ...

North Dakota DOT closing rest areas, making other cuts due to $69 million shortfall

North Dakota DOT closing rest areas, making other cuts...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 24, 2016

The North Dakota Department of Transportation will close five rest areas, keep 20 jobs open and cut back temporary employees ...

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to fund green infrastructure

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

President Barack Obama is aiming to implement more measures to combat climate change, and this time he's eyeing oil companies to foot the bill. The ...

VIDEO: Caltrans workers clear Highway 299 after a landslide

VIDEO: Caltrans workers clear Highway 299 after a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 01, 2016

A minor landslide earlier this month turned into a much larger problem in California after El Nino pounded northern California. The ...

VIDEO: Watch Caltrans use explosives to move a 20-ton boulder

VIDEO: Watch Caltrans use explosives to move a 20-ton...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 21, 2016

A 20-ton boulder blocking a rural road might seem like an pretty difficult thing to move, but not when you have ...

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased highway funding

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 20, 2016

During Sunday's Democratic presidential debate in Charleston, South Carolina, Sunday night, all three candidates vowed that transportation funding would be one of ...

California governor proposes annual vehicle fee to fund road construction

California governor proposes annual vehicle fee to fund...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 14, 2016

California needs more money for its aging roads and bridges, but with so many electric and hybrid vehicle drivers, the ...

AED: Highway bill to stimulate more than $13 billion in heavy equipment sales

AED: Highway bill to stimulate more than $13 billion in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 11, 2015

The newly passed FAST Act that pumps $305 billion into transportation over the next five years isn't just good for ...

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