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Water main damaged by Big Bertha repair excavation could cost WSDOT $4 million

Water main damaged by Big Bertha repair excavation...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2015

Four months after crews temporarily stopped excavation on a repair pit for the world's largest tunnel-boring machine due to ground sinkage, ...

New Improve Detroit app allows residents to quickly file detailed infrastructure issue reports

New Improve Detroit app allows residents to quickly...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 14, 2015

The city of Detroit is turning its citizens into infrastructure watchdogs with the new Improve Detroit app. The app, available for both ...

Potholes plague Oklahoma highways, patching material use up drastically

Potholes plague Oklahoma highways, patching material...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 10, 2015

Like many states across the country, Oklahoma’s highways were covered with potholes as a result of heavy rain and snow ...

TRB staff members move into technical, strategic initiative roles

TRB staff members move into technical, strategic...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 08, 2015

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies has moved several staff members into new positions to support its Strategic ...

Water shortage in California the result of 40 years of delusional infrastructure neglect

Water shortage in California the result of 40 years of...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 07, 2015

California's water shortage looms large in the headlines this spring. What few are talking about, however, is that the shortage ...

Shuster leads Pennsylvania transportation roadshow for infrastructure needs awareness

Shuster leads Pennsylvania transportation roadshow for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 07, 2015

Pennsylvania legislators, members of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee (TIC), and state department of transportation officials are hitting the ...

Missouri commission awards $13 million in road and bridge contracts

Missouri commission awards $13 million in road and...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 06, 2015

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has awarded 11 contracts totaling nearly $13 million for the 24-country Southeast District of the ...

Ohio governor signs $5 billion transportation budget bill

Ohio governor signs $5 billion transportation budget...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 03, 2015

Ohio Governor John Kasich signed H.B. 53, the state's 2016-2017 Transportation Budget Bill, into law April 1, providing $5 billion ...

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 ...

In North Carolina, gas tax is now set by a formula rather than the price of fuel

In North Carolina, gas tax is now set by a formula...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 02, 2015

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed SB20 into law March 31, creating a transportation-funding plan that sets a base motor fuels ...

At 237.8 billion miles in January, American driving habits underscore the need for long-term transportation funding

At 237.8 billion miles in January, American driving...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Americans drove an estimated 237.3 billion miles in January, nearly 5 percent more than the same month last year, according ...

DOT chief Foxx sends revised transportation bill to Congress

DOT chief Foxx sends revised transportation bill to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx submitted a revised Grow America Act to Congress March 30. It suggests a 45-percent increase in ...

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