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Former DOT Sec. LaHood: “We need a big pot of money” to fix America’s roads and bridges

Former DOT Sec. LaHood: “We need a big pot of...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 30, 2014

Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at ...

House passes $10.8 billion quick fix as highway construction funding nears insolvency

House passes $10.8 billion quick fix as highway...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 16, 2014

The House on Tuesday passed a nearly $11 billion quick fix that would stave off the looming insolvency of the ...

DOT Chief Foxx sends long-term highway bill to Congress

DOT Chief Foxx sends long-term highway bill to Congress

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 30, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday that Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sent a long-term highway bill to Congress. The bill, dubbed ...

Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call Congress, demand long-term highway bill in road tour stop (VIDEO)

Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call...

Posted by James Jaillet on Apr 18, 2014

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx says a short-term solution won’t do this go-around for transportation funding, and he’s on the ...

DOT says Highway Trust Fund could face shortfall by late July

DOT says Highway Trust Fund could face shortfall by...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 18, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation has updated its Highway Trust Fund Ticker to show that the fund could shortfall as ...

Obama orders tighter fuel economy standards for work trucks, praises Cummins-Peterbilt SuperTruck

Obama orders tighter fuel economy standards for work...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2014

Medium- and heavy-duty trucks are set to receive a second round of standards that will tighten limits on fuel economy ...

Newly-appointed DOT chief Foxx outlines goals in blog post

Newly-appointed DOT chief Foxx outlines goals in blog...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 05, 2013

The newest member of the Cabinet and the 17th person to take on the duties of leading the U.S. Department ...

Senate confirms Anthony Foxx as next Secretary of Transportation

Senate confirms Anthony Foxx as next Secretary of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 28, 2013

In a unanimous vote Thursday, the Senate confirmed Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation, our sister site Better Roads reported. Foxx ...

Texas DOT launches new tools for warning drivers about road construction zones

Texas DOT launches new tools for warning drivers about...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2013

The Texas Department of Transportation has launched two new tools to warn drivers approaching road construction zones to slow down ...

Colorado DOT ads depict construction workers as kids, urging drivers to “Slow for the Cone Zone”

Colorado DOT ads depict construction workers as kids,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 13, 2013

As our sister site Better Roads reports, road construction season is in full swing. Which means that state departments of ...

Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring machine, lowered into starting position in Seattle

Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

With the digging of the Washington State Route 99 tunnel in Seattle scheduled to start in July, the Washington State Department of ...

Wisconsin DOT launches 511 website, Twitter accounts to keep drivers informed on construction projects

Wisconsin DOT launches 511 website, Twitter accounts to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2013

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is taking a pro-active stance in keeping construction workers safe by doing what it can ...

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