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Nearly half of New York roads need work

Nearly half of New York roads need work

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 01, 2014

Nearly half of New York's locally maintained roads are in need of rehabilitation, preservation or reconstruction, according to the latest TRIP ...

GOP senators predict Highway Trust Fund solution

GOP senators predict Highway Trust Fund solution

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 02, 2014

  Senators John Boozman (R-Ark.) and James Inhofe (R-Okla.) have predicted a long-term solution to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). They predict ...

Kansas to receive $1.2 billion for improvements

Kansas to receive $1.2 billion for improvements

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 25, 2014

The Kansas Department of Transportation has announced a projected $1.2 billion improvement program for highways, bridge replacement and local projects ...

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 ...

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