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Bill would support Highway Trust Fund by adjusting Obamacare Medicaid match rates

Bill would support Highway Trust Fund by adjusting...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 27, 2015

A bill filed by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Arkansas), would apply an estimated $15 billion each year to the Highway Trust Fund ...

Texas lawmakers cross the aisle on plan to raise the state’s road budget by $3 billion

Texas lawmakers cross the aisle on plan to raise the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 27, 2015

The Texas House of Representatives Transportation chairman and his counterpart in the state’s Senate have reached a deal to inject ...

North Carolina DOT reaches deal on $648 million I-77 project

North Carolina DOT reaches deal on $648 million I-77...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 27, 2015

The North Carolina Department of Transportation closed on a deal with Cintra Infraestructuras for a $648 million project on Interstate ...

Senate passes transportation funding patch

Senate passes transportation funding patch

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 26, 2015

Over the weekend, the Senate passed a patch to extend transportation funding through July. In a Saturday voice vote just before ...

TRB webinar to cover roundabout design and effectiveness

TRB webinar to cover roundabout design and...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 26, 2015

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) has scheduled a webinar to cover roundabout construction and illumination, in addition to a review ...

Michigan DOT opens new welcome center at U.S.-Canada border

Michigan DOT opens new welcome center at U.S.-Canada...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 26, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation just opened the Port Huron Welcome Center off of Interstate 94 to welcome visitors to ...

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) ...

Nearly 450 bridges in Connecticut are structurally deficient

Nearly 450 bridges in Connecticut are structurally...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 25, 2015

Connecticut’s 12 million daily drivers probably find themselves on a bridge that’s not exactly on par with construction standards. The state ...

Missouri DOT sets date for Youth Transportation Conference

Missouri DOT sets date for Youth Transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 25, 2015

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has scheduled its 2015 Youth Transportation Conference, an event that provides students with aspirations ...

This Dutch bike path could be the precursor to solar energy-capturing roads everywhere

This Dutch bike path could be the precursor to solar...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 22, 2015

A bike path in the Netherlands that’s shorter than a football field could be the future of energy and travel. Engineers ...

Lafarge announces rural road solution as a low-cost alternative to asphalt

Lafarge announces rural road solution as a low-cost...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 22, 2015

Lafarge announced recently a new concrete solution to reduce the costs of rural roads up to 55 percent over a ...

Without long-term road funding, a Minnesota group has resorted to duct tape

Without long-term road funding, a Minnesota group has...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 21, 2015

Duct tape is a go-to problem solver in many situations. But it’s usually a temporary fix. No one is going ...

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