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Cigarettes are causing roadside fires in Washington almost daily

Cigarettes are causing roadside fires in Washington...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 28, 2015

Cigarette-sparked fires are becoming a daily occurrence in Washington, and the problem has worsened to the point that the state's Department of ...

VIDEO: ‘Knee-high’ swarm of mayflies causes bridge in Iowa to close

VIDEO: ‘Knee-high’ swarm of mayflies causes...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 27, 2015

It took snow plows to clear an Iowa bridge of the unending swarm of mayflies that covered and eventually closed ...

Indian reservation files lawsuit against FHWA, Arizona DOT over $1.9 billion highway extension (VIDEO)

Indian reservation files lawsuit against FHWA, Arizona...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 27, 2015

An Indian reservation in Arizona has dropped a lawsuit on the Federal Highway Administration and the state's Department of Transportation ...

Photographer documents the art of American highway interchanges

Photographer documents the art of American highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 24, 2015

Photographer Peter Andrew has travelled the globe taking aerial pictures of the highway interchanges transporting people all over the world, and the ...

Is plastic the new pavement? Roads made of recycled ocean trash could be built in just weeks

Is plastic the new pavement? Roads made of recycled...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 22, 2015

Plastic roads may seem more well suited for Hot Wheels, but a Dutch company is aiming to bring the toy track to ...

FHWA creates new National Tunnel Inspection program

FHWA creates new National Tunnel Inspection program

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 21, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration has created a new tunnel inspection program modeled after the decades old ...

Stolen van causes up to $1 million in damage after crashing through Kansas work zone

Stolen van causes up to $1 million in damage after...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 20, 2015

Construction workers in Kansas were surprised to find a wrecked van abandoned in their road work site July 2. But the ...

Minneapolis residents aren’t happy about all of the road work

Minneapolis residents aren’t happy about all of...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 17, 2015

When departments of transportation get complaints, it's usually about some road or another needing work done. But the Minnesota Department ...

Light-emitting concrete, RCC for highway use and more research that may fuel tomorrow’s road projects

Light-emitting concrete, RCC for highway use and more...

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Jul 16, 2015

Research influences how state and local transportation officials approach future road projects. A primary venue for transportation officials to get ...

Illinois DOT chief meets with group to discuss lack of minority contractors hired

Illinois DOT chief meets with group to discuss lack of...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 30, 2015

An Illinois group recently met with Illinois Transportation Secretary Randall Blankenhorn to discuss the lack of minorities hired for construction contracts. KWQC ...

EPA, DOT propose heightened heavy duty diesel emissions, fuel efficiency standards for 2018

EPA, DOT propose heightened heavy duty diesel...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 23, 2015

The EPA and DOT announced Friday their plans for Phase 2 of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards and Fuel Efficiency ...

Contractors face charges for defrauding PennDOT’s female/minority-owned business program

Contractors face charges for defrauding PennDOT’s...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 22, 2015

The top executives at a Pennsylvania highway construction company are facing charges they defrauded the U.S. Department of Transportation to ...

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