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The State of the Nation’s Bridges

The State of the Nation’s Bridges

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 06, 2013

Our exclusive survey of bridge conditions in the United States shows that every year the percentage of overall structurally deficient ...

ARTBA presents 2nd annual LōTrans virtual conference, exhibition

ARTBA presents 2nd annual LōTrans virtual conference,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 09, 2013

The Transportation Officials Division of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) will host its second annual Local Transportation ...

Lawmakers discuss Leo Frigo Bridge, truck weight limits

Lawmakers discuss Leo Frigo Bridge, truck weight limits

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 08, 2013

Last month’s Leo Frigo Bridge closure, caused by reports of the bridge sagging, has sparked further debate about truck weight ...

DOT, Foxx suspend social media interactions during government shutdown

DOT, Foxx suspend social media interactions during...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 02, 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation, DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx and sectors of the DOT announced Tuesday they will not update ...

Government shutdown suspends certain DOT activities

Government shutdown suspends certain DOT activities

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 01, 2013

The federal government shut down at 12:01 a.m., and today 18,481 U.S. Department of Transportation employees aren’t at work because ...

18,481 DOT positions would be furloughed with government shutdown

18,481 DOT positions would be furloughed with...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 30, 2013

Better Roads reported Friday that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) would remain operational if the federal government shuts down ...

The Golden State or the Traffic State?

The Golden State or the Traffic State?

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Aug 28, 2013

Think your state has the most traffic? If you live in California, you’re right. And if you live anywhere else, ...

Despite stimulus, U.S. transportation system continues to deteriorate

Despite stimulus, U.S. transportation system continues...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 30, 2013

Despite an “influx of stimulus money” dedicated to improving the transportation system in the U.S., more of the nation’s bridges ...

VIDEO: MDOT launches Toward Zero Deaths campaign with fatality messages

VIDEO: MDOT launches Toward Zero Deaths campaign with...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 26, 2013

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) on Wednesday launched a statewide safety campaign that features traffic signs displaying the number ...

ACPA launches concrete safety, stringless paving web-based courses

ACPA launches concrete safety, stringless paving...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 24, 2013

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has launched two web-based instructional modules about stringless paving and safety on concrete pavement ...

FHWA pushes dynamic management of transportation networks

FHWA pushes dynamic management of transportation...

Posted by John Latta on Jul 11, 2013

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is trying to help agencies strapped for transportation infrastructure funding dollars. One way FHWA says ...

UDOT uses innovative design to rebuild I-84 overpass

UDOT uses innovative design to rebuild I-84 overpass

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 11, 2013

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is using a new bridge-building method involving geosynthetic reinforcement and soil integration to replace an ...

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