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How Arkansas and Pennsylvania increased their highway funding

How Arkansas and Pennsylvania increased their highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 02, 2015

  When events are beyond our control on a macro level, it becomes time to refocus and think both smaller in ...

Texas awards first batch of Prop 1 contracts totaling more than $52 million

Texas awards first batch of Prop 1 contracts totaling...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 30, 2015

The Texas Transportation Commission awarded contracts for nine projects in seven Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) districts, representing more than ...

Michigan road conditions on downward spiral

Michigan road conditions on downward spiral

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 20, 2015

A recent preliminary report by the Transportation Asset Management Council (TAMC) shows roads in Michigan are deteriorating at an accelerating ...

Looking for the best of the best in equipment and products: Deadline Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. CT

Looking for the best of the best in equipment and...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 10, 2014

The Better Roads staff has been going through the hundreds of products and equipment we’ve covered or received press releases ...

Construction equipment among quickest recovering industries from recession

Construction equipment among quickest recovering...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 10, 2014

According to a new study of the construction equipment industry released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the industry ...

Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing House’s $10.8 billion highway funding patch

Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing...

Posted by James Jaillet on Aug 01, 2014

The Senate on Thursday passed a 10-month funding bill that will prevent the Highway Trust Fund from going broke until ...

10 States in dire need of Highway Trust Fund

10 States in dire need of Highway Trust Fund

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 11, 2014

The end of the federal Highway Trust Fund appeared imminent until recently and transportation officials from throughout the United States ...

What World Cup host Brazil can teach the U.S. about ignoring infrastructure needs

What World Cup host Brazil can teach the U.S. about...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 16, 2014

In the search for morality tales about the consequences of inadequate investment in infrastructure, it would be hard to top ...

DOT now predicts Highway Trust Fund will run out of money by end of August

DOT now predicts Highway Trust Fund will run out of...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 16, 2014

In its latest update of the Highway Trust Fund Ticker, the U.S. Department of Transportation predicts the HTF to run out ...

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway contractors’ work zones in 2013

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 11, 2014

Vehicles crashed into 45 percent of highway contractors’ work zones in the past year, according to the study results released ...

TRIP report finds Montana’s highways, bridges ‘increasingly deteriorated and crowded’

TRIP report finds Montana’s highways, bridges...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 19, 2014

A new report finds that Montana’s highways and bridges are in poor and mediocre condition, with the state’s traffic fatality ...

Highway expansion and local traffic: oil and water?

Highway expansion and local traffic: oil and water?

Posted by John Latta on Jul 12, 2013

The highway, that venerable American institution--that core value, that industry and community building institution--is under assault again. Better Institutions, a blog ...

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