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Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion statewide

Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 20, 2014

Deficient, congested and unsafe roadways cost Alabama drivers as much as $1,562 annually, and a total of $3.1 billion statewide, ...

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 ...

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 Tom Jackson on Aug 12, 2014

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

Poll: Americans want good roads & bridges, disagree on how

Poll: Americans want good roads & bridges, disagree...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 07, 2014

The majority of Americans understand the importance of good highways and bridges, and they understand the benefits of good transportation ...

IDOT revises highway improvement program

IDOT revises highway improvement program

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 05, 2014

Earlier in the year the Illinois Department of Transportation's Fiscal Year 2015 Highway Improvement Program was going to provide $1.839 ...

The state with the best roads in the country is…

The state with the best roads in the country is…

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 28, 2014

According to a report from the Washington Post, the state with the best roads in the country is ...Florida! The report ...

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel tax increase to maintain roads

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel...

Posted by Staff Report on Aug 01, 2013

Ever wonder why some research studies show substantial public support for increased fuel taxes and other studies show the opposite? It ...

When the Cold Storms Come

When the Cold Storms Come

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 05, 2013

Winter road maintenance gets ready for the toughest season   By John Latta     Winter work on our transportation infrastructure is (a) essential and ...

U.S. infrastructure spending has plummeted in last 5 years

U.S. infrastructure spending has plummeted in last 5...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 30, 2013

According to a report from our sister site Better Roads, infrastructure spending in the U.S. has plummeted in the last ...

Are Americans “not willing to pay” for longer-lasting roads?

Are Americans “not willing to pay” for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2013

Over at our sister site Better Roads, columnist Kirk Landers has put together a pretty interesting, and brutally honest, estimation ...

The roads to First Manassas, then and now.

The roads to First Manassas, then and now.

Posted by John Latta on Mar 26, 2013

The things we do in the name of progress. Progress is one of those wonderfully vague words that can be used ...

Highway construction up 4.3% annually in January thanks to warmer weather

Highway construction up 4.3% annually in January thanks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2013

Highway construction was up 4.3 percent in January over January 2012, largely due to warmer weather, according to the American ...

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