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Oopsie! DOT forgets to spellcheck interstate sign

Oopsie! DOT forgets to spellcheck interstate sign

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 29, 2014

Nobody's perfect! Not even the folks who handle signage for the Department of Transportation. The North Carolina DOT was so ...

Some North Carolina drivers can “NOLY” turn right

Some North Carolina drivers can “NOLY” turn right

Posted by EQW Staff on Jul 01, 2014

Some drivers in Cornelius, N.C., were amused yesterday when they found a misspelling in a newly-constructed right turn lane, according ...

4 states announce major project developments

4 states announce major project developments

Posted by EQW Staff on Jun 27, 2014

Four states have announced major developments in transportation projects this week. Projects in Montana, North Carolina, Illinois and Arkansas were pushed ...

North Carolina DOT: Future state funding likely to include tolls

North Carolina DOT: Future state funding likely to...

Posted by EQW Staff on May 28, 2014

North Carolina is likely to begin using tolls to help fund state highway maintenance and expansions, according to The Daily ...

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Posted by EQW Staff on Apr 25, 2014

How much does your state need each year to fund necessary road repairs through 2017? Texas needs $4,636 million annually, making ...

Want to boost your construction business? Put a woman in charge

Want to boost your construction business? Put a woman...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 21, 2014

I saw something this week that caught my eye: A Tweet linking to a Harvard Business Review post said a ...

10 States with the Worst Drivers

10 States with the Worst Drivers

Posted by EQW Staff on Dec 19, 2013

When I’m driving, if someone cuts me off, I’ll momentarily think, “These are some of the worst drivers!” Now, that’s a ...

11 States with the Highest Texting-While-Driving Fines

11 States with the Highest Texting-While-Driving Fines

Posted by EQW Staff on Oct 28, 2013

Most drivers probably know by now that it’s not a great idea to text while driving. But that isn’t stopping ...

North Carolina paving contractor indicted for government contract fraud by using “disadvantaged business” as a pass through

North Carolina paving contractor indicted for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 29, 2013

Last week, a grand jury handed down a criminal indictment charging Boggs Paving Inc., based out of Monroe, North Carolina, ...

The Mayor and the Secretary: Foxx watching

The Mayor and the Secretary: Foxx watching

Posted by John Latta on Jul 25, 2013

While Anthony Foxx has yet to light up the headlines, he has started work at a tough job with what ...

Senate Committee approves nomination of Anthony Foxx for Secretary of Transportation

Senate Committee approves nomination of Anthony Foxx...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2013

As expected, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx's confirmation as the next U.S. Secretary of Transportation is going smoothly. On Monday, the Senate ...

States combat low gas tax revenues with hybrid-, electric-vehicle fees

States combat low gas tax revenues with hybrid-,...

Posted by EQW Staff on Jun 10, 2013

In an attempt to battle lost taxes due to increased hybrid and electric car use, six states are working to ...

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