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Bay St. Louis Bridge reopening ribbon cutting ceremony in May 2007.

Ten years after Katrina: Biloxi Bay, Bay St. Louis...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 26, 2015

Ten years ago Hurricane Katrina damaged beyond repair the Biloxi Bay and Bay St. Louis Bridges, destruction that cut off ...

Rare design has crews working inside a tunnel to make bridge repairs in Michigan

Rare design has crews working inside a tunnel to make...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 04, 2015

In a drive over U.S. 131 Bridge in Michigan, it'd be easy to miss that bridge is in the middle of ...

Massachusetts Turnpike toll collector killed after being struck by a pickup

Massachusetts Turnpike toll collector killed after...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 03, 2015

A toll collector at the Massachusetts Turnpike died early Friday after he was hit by a pickup truck driving through ...

Michigan Senate panel passes $1.5 billion highway plan funded by fuel tax increases

Michigan Senate panel passes $1.5 billion highway plan...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 03, 2015

A Michigan Senate panel approved a package on Tuesday to provide $1.5 billion to infrastructure improvements in the state. The plan would ...

Michigan House passes $1.2 billion road package

Michigan House passes $1.2 billion road package

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 15, 2015

Lawmakers in the Michigan House of Representatives narrowly passed a 12-bill package to provide $1.16 billion for infrastructure work. The funds ...

Michigan’s plan to expand and repair I-94 will cost $3B and won’t finish until 2036

Michigan’s plan to expand and repair I-94 will cost...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 09, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation is thinking into the future for an upcoming project to expand Interstate 94 through Detroit. Construction ...

Grass tax instead of gas tax for road funding? Michigan lawmaker calls to legalize “pot for potholes”

Grass tax instead of gas tax for road funding? Michigan...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 25, 2015

A lawmaker in Michigan thinks that marijuana could provide some relief for the state’s ailing roads. Rep. Brandon Dillon (D-Grand Rapids) ...

North Carolina, Missouri DOTs ask for public input on services/work zones

North Carolina, Missouri DOTs ask for public input on...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 18, 2015

We’re used to taking customer service surveys for retail outlets, but it’s a rare instance when a public service institution ...

Michigan voters reject sales tax increase for road improvements (UPDATED)

Michigan voters reject sales tax increase for road...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 05, 2015

Michigan voters overwhelmingly rejected Tuesday a constitutional amendment that would have raised the state's sales tax and increased gas prices ...

Michigan bridge quality will continue to decline at current funding level reports state transportation council

Michigan bridge quality will continue to decline at...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 30, 2015

If funding levels remain at current amounts, Michigan bridge conditions will steadily decline, according to the Michigan Transportation Asset Management ...

Mi Drive app helps Michigan motorists navigate around construction zones

Mi Drive app helps Michigan motorists navigate around...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 17, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) free Mi Drive app, which has reached more than 40,000 downloads since its launch ...

Highway Trust Fund inaction would cost Mississippi jobs, long-term road and bridge projects

Highway Trust Fund inaction would cost Mississippi...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 23, 2015

As part of a growing list of fallout amid uncertainty about the Highway Trust Fund, the Mississippi Department of Transportation ...

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