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DOT evaluating sinkhole in Georgia

DOT evaluating sinkhole in Georgia

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 15, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation is evaluating a sinkhole that suddenly opened in a parking lot on John Morrow Parkway at ...

3 strategies for balancing safety and roadside weed control

3 strategies for balancing safety and roadside weed...

Posted by Contributed on Aug 14, 2014

Balancing public and crew safety while maintaining effective roadside weed control is an ongoing challenge for DOT managers. Rights of ...

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse of road building’s future without a gas tax increase

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 13, 2014

Last week I wrote about how states that engage in public-private partnerships (P3s) and other types of debt and bond ...

Louisiana awarded $250k grant for bridge work

Louisiana awarded $250k grant for bridge work

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 13, 2014

Senator David Vitter announced $250,000 will be awarded to the Louisiana Department of Transportation for bridge work in Vermilion Parish. The ...

21 states receiving millions to repair storm-damaged roads

21 states receiving millions to repair storm-damaged...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 11, 2014

The Department of Transportation announced $334 million in emergency funds will be used to help 21 states repair roads and ...

House votes down Senate’s highway bill, sets up must-act situation for Senate

House votes down Senate’s highway bill, sets up...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 31, 2014

The Senate now must choose Friday whether to accept the House’s 10-month highway funding patch or allow the Highway Trust ...

DOT warns about fraudulent letters seeking bank information

DOT warns about fraudulent letters seeking bank...

Posted by James Jaillet on Jul 30, 2014

Carriers should be on the lookout for fraudulent letters appearing to be from “Equifax Credit Information Services — Government division,” ...

Oopsie! DOT forgets to spellcheck interstate sign

Oopsie! DOT forgets to spellcheck interstate sign

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 29, 2014

Nobody's perfect! Not even the folks who handle signage for the Department of Transportation. The North Carolina DOT was so ...

Anne Ferro out as FMCSA administrator

Anne Ferro out as FMCSA administrator

Posted by James Jaillet on Jul 28, 2014

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration head Anne Ferro will be stepping down from her position as administrator of the agency, ...

DOT looks to improve crude oil transportation

DOT looks to improve crude oil transportation

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 28, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation would like to start phasing out old tank cars used transport crude oil by rail, ...

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 ...

Several states warn of toll scam

Several states warn of toll scam

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 11, 2014

Transportation officials in Maryland have issued warning to the public about an E-ZPass scam. Phony emails have been getting sent ...

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