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Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are more important than their iPhone or TV

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

To say the findings of a recent study reported on by our sister site Better Roads are a bit shocking ...

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far in current fiscal year

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 15, 2013

Federal funds obligated by federal, state and local departments of transportation (DOTs) have increased $7 billion during the current fiscal ...

FY13 funding for DOT released. Ouch!

FY13 funding for DOT released. Ouch!

Posted by John Latta on Jun 06, 2012

The House Appropriations Committee has released the fiscal year 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill. Apparently the old ...

Federal highway officials hold workshop to help...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 19, 2011

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) hosted a workshop in Portsmouth on Aug. 18 to help small businesses compete for ...

LaHood awards $6.5 million to ease truck parking...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 03, 2011

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood awarded $4,480,000 to Michigan's I-94 Truck Parking and Information Management System and $2,049,940 ...

Highway traffic highest level since 2007

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 08, 2011

Americans drove 3 trillion miles in 2010, the most vehicle miles traveled since 2007 and the third-highest ever recorded, U.S. ...

Mendez, Mica: ‘We’ll have a surface...

Posted by John Latta on Feb 08, 2011

by John Latta, Better Roads Editor-in-Chief ORLANDO--1st International Transportation Construction Management Conference Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) head Victor Mendez had at least ...

Caltrans awarded $2.7 million in stimulus job training...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 29, 2010

Caltrans today announced that the state has been awarded $2.7 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) job training ...

Your guide to the basics of transportation...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 22, 2009

How do government officials decide where to put a bus stop, road, or bridge and how transportation projects are planned?   The Federal ...

MUTCD final rule published

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 16, 2009

The MUTCD final rule, effective January 15, 2010, was published in the Federal Register December 16. For detailed information on ...

FHWA’s Jim Sorenson unexpectedly passes away

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 30, 2009

The industry has lost one of its dedicated leaders. James (Jim) B. Sorenson, senior construction and system preservation engineer for the ...

Obama picks his cast for top administration, including...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 06, 2009

President Obama's the star and he's picking his supporting cast now. In a Washington Post report today, Obama has picked Victor M. ...

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