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Rhode Island DOT will replace structurally deficient bridges with slide-in construction

Rhode Island DOT will replace structurally deficient...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 28, 2016

In 2014, data from the Federal Highway Administration ranked Rhode Island as the worst of the 50 states for structurally deficient bridges. ...

2015 Better Roads Bridge Inventory: Ohio the bridge poster child; D.C. still has most SD/FO spans

2015 Better Roads Bridge Inventory: Ohio the bridge...

Posted by Chris Hill on Nov 17, 2015

No surprise: the top challenge facing state DOTs in improving structurally deficient (SD) and functionally obsolete (FO) bridges is funding, ...

Rhode Island DOT’s 10-year plan provides $4.7 billion for bridge and road projects

Rhode Island DOT’s 10-year plan provides $4.7 billion...

Posted by Chris Hill on Oct 27, 2015

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has released to the public a $4.7 billion 10-year transportation improvement program that promises ...

Montana tops list of 10 deadliest states for motorists

Montana tops list of 10 deadliest states for motorists

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 08, 2015

Forbes has a new list out of the top 10 deadliest states in America for drivers, and Montana's 80 mph ...

Rhode Island DOT looking for highway drainage system inspection contractors

Rhode Island DOT looking for highway drainage system...

Posted by Chris Hill on Sep 22, 2015

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is looking for bids from contractors to inspect and provide an inventory of ...

Rhode Island inspections reveal 28 bridges in critical condition

Rhode Island inspections reveal 28 bridges in critical...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 02, 2015

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation found 230 structurally deficient bridges in it's inspections—28 of which were said to have ...

Rhode Island proposes $1.1 billion transportation bill that would create 12,000 jobs, impose tax on trucking

Rhode Island proposes $1.1 billion transportation bill...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 29, 2015

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is proposing a long-term budget amendment that would increase spending on roads, bridges, and mass ...

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 05, 2014

Road safety is always a concern, regardless of where you live. The good news is road fatalities across the United ...

What state has the worst roads and bridges in the country?

What state has the worst roads and bridges in the...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 16, 2014

Ever wonder what state has the worst roads and bridges in the nation? A new “It’s Time to Rebuild America” ...

Rhode Island lawmakers approve creation of $28 million state transportation fund

Rhode Island lawmakers approve creation of $28 million...

Posted by EQW Staff on Jun 06, 2014

Rhode Island will have a dedicated transportation fund starting next month. The state’s House Finance Committee on Thursday night approved a ...

Rhode Island transportation bill would raise $1 billion for highways, ban bridge tolls

Rhode Island transportation bill would raise $1 billion...

Posted by EQW Staff on Feb 12, 2014

A proposed bill to raise transportation for Rhode Island’s highways and infrastructure would also ban tolls on some bridges. The proposed ...

LaHood names projects eligible for ‘Marine...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 11, 2010

Just four months after unveiling the America’s Marine Highway Program, a new initiative to move more cargo on the water ...

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