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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 ...

SUV crashes into NYC’s cavernous 2nd Avenue Subway construction site

SUV crashes into NYC’s cavernous 2nd Avenue...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 29, 2013

Of all the construction sites that deserve a driver's undivided attention upon approach, New York City's Second Avenue Subway likely ...

Texas contractor to pay for repairs resulting from tar covered tires from recently paved road

Texas contractor to pay for repairs resulting from tar...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 24, 2013

It always feels nice to drive on newly-paved roads. Typically, that doesn't include taking the road with you. Victoria, Texas contractor ...

Japan’s cartoon animal road construction signs are weird and cute (PHOTOS)

Japan’s cartoon animal road construction signs...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 12, 2013

Oh, Japan. Just when we think your delightful culture can't seem any more foreign to us, you go and do ...

Dutch scientists engineer smog-eating street that reduces air pollution up to 45%

Dutch scientists engineer smog-eating street that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 11, 2013

For a large number of Americans, driving is an absolute necessity. Unfortunately it's one of the main contributors to air ...

Newly-appointed DOT chief Foxx outlines goals in blog post

Newly-appointed DOT chief Foxx outlines goals in blog...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 05, 2013

The newest member of the Cabinet and the 17th person to take on the duties of leading the U.S. Department ...

Colorado DOT ads depict construction workers as kids, urging drivers to “Slow for the Cone Zone”

Colorado DOT ads depict construction workers as kids,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 13, 2013

As our sister site Better Roads reports, road construction season is in full swing. Which means that state departments of ...

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 ...

Recent talks suggest Congress has put transportation funding on the back burner

Recent talks suggest Congress has put transportation...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2013

After attending last week's Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) fly-in visit with Congress, John Latta, the editor of our sister site ...

A pros-and-cons overview of available options for funding transportation infrastructure

A pros-and-cons overview of available options for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2013

The partial collapse of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River near Seattle has put a big and bright ...

Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring machine, lowered into starting position in Seattle

Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

With the digging of the Washington State RouteĀ 99 tunnelĀ in Seattle scheduled to start in July, the Washington State Department of ...

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