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Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call Congress, demand long-term highway bill in road tour stop (VIDEO)

Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call...

Posted by James Jaillet on Apr 18, 2014

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx says a short-term solution won’t do this go-around for transportation funding, and he’s on the ...

DOT now predicts Highway Trust Fund will run out of money by end of August

DOT now predicts Highway Trust Fund will run out of...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 16, 2014

In its latest update of the Highway Trust Fund Ticker, the U.S. Department of Transportation predicts the HTF to run out ...

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway contractors’ work zones in 2013

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 11, 2014

Vehicles crashed into 45 percent of highway contractors’ work zones in the past year, according to the study results released ...

Construction expected to grow 8% this year with “groundhog”-like growth from nonresidential

Construction expected to grow 8% this year with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2014

Construction industry consultant FMI has released what it calls a "cautiously optimistic" outlook for the industry in 2014 in its ...

Bomag breaks ground on new North American HQ in South Carolina

Bomag breaks ground on new North American HQ in South...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 06, 2014

Wednesday morning, Bomag Americas held a ground breaking ceremony for the future site of its new North American headquarters in ...

Highway construction project halted in Iceland to avoid disturbing home and church of “hidden elves”

Highway construction project halted in Iceland to avoid...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 23, 2013

It's not uncommon for construction and road projects to be halted due to environmental concerns. But elves? That's a new one ...

BOMAG’s new BW141AD-5, BW151AD-5 tandem vibratory rollers reduce fuel, boost comfort

BOMAG’s new BW141AD-5, BW151AD-5 tandem vibratory...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 25, 2013

BOMAG’s new BW141AD-5 and BW151AD-5 tandem vibratory rollers, boast increased fuel efficiency and provide high VPM performance on asphalt compaction ...

CHARTS: Americans don’t pay enough for roads

CHARTS: Americans don’t pay enough for roads

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 23, 2013

A great report from The Atlantic Cities brings two charts into focus that do a great job of illustrating why ...

One percent of U.S. bridges are both fracture critical and structurally deficient

One percent of U.S. bridges are both fracture critical...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2013

A recent report from the Associated Press analyzing the 607,380 bridges in the most recent federal National Bridge Inventory found ...

Resason Foundation proposes per-mile tolling of U.S. Interstate system as a “fair” source of infrastructure funding

Resason Foundation proposes per-mile tolling of U.S....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2013

According to a report from our sister site Better Roads, the Reason Foundation, citing of the Internet Highway System, has proposed ...

VIDEO: Beautiful Bay Bridge time-lapse compresses 42k hours of construction into 4 mintues

VIDEO: Beautiful Bay Bridge time-lapse compresses 42k...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2013

Recently, construction was completed on the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. The $6.4 billion bridge replaced a ...

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 ...

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