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House lawmakers propose one more highway funding patch while working on long-term bill

House lawmakers propose one more highway funding patch...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 27, 2015

With the Highway Trust Fund set to expire this week, lawmakers in the House of Representatives have proposed a three- ...

House transportation committee approves 6-year highway bill

House transportation committee approves 6-year highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 23, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has approved a six-year, $325 billion transportation bill. The committee announced it ...

South Carolina taps Christy Hall as new DOT Secretary

South Carolina taps Christy Hall as new DOT Secretary

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 22, 2015

Christy Hall has been working as the Acting Secretary of the South Carolina Department of Transportation since July, but the state ...

All 19 Democratic governors join together to urge Congress to act on a highway bill soon

All 19 Democratic governors join together to urge...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 21, 2015

Every single Democratic governor in the U.S. has joined together to send Congress a letter urging lawmakers to finally pass a ...

Sticking Point: Endangered cacti cause rerouting of road construction in Iowa

Sticking Point: Endangered cacti cause rerouting of...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 20, 2015

The plans for a road set to be built in Iowa had to be changed recently because of endangered cacti growing along the ...

House transportation committee schedules transportation bill markup

House transportation committee schedules transportation...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 15, 2015

At least one committee in the U.S. House of Representatives has signaled it's ready to make a move on a transportation ...

Michigan DOT lets public pick I-275 lane closure plan during construction

Michigan DOT lets public pick I-275 lane closure plan...

Posted by Chris Hill on Oct 15, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation put lane closure plan options up to a public vote for an upcoming Interstate 275 ...

AAA poll finds 70% of Americans want Congress to spend more on roads

AAA poll finds 70% of Americans want Congress to spend...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 14, 2015

Nearly three-fourths of Americans are ready for Congress to finally increase the amount of money that gets spent on roads and ...

Lack of funding front and center in ARTBA Student Transportation Video Contest winners

Lack of funding front and center in ARTBA Student...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 12, 2015

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association named two students the winners of the fifth edition of the organization's Student Transportation ...

Optimizing pavement levels of service

Optimizing pavement levels of service

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Oct 09, 2015

A pavement’s level of service is a measure that combines a pavement’s design criteria – such as freeway, primary arterial, ...

Drunk man falls into pothole, is buried alive beneath roller by road workers in India

Drunk man falls into pothole, is buried alive beneath...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 08, 2015

Two construction workers have been arrested in connection with the death of a man in India after they allegedly buried him ...

Virginia DOT gets $55.5 million in extra federal funds for road work

Virginia DOT gets $55.5 million in extra federal funds...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 08, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration recently reallocated $55.5 million in federal funds to Virginia that will go toward repaving 400 miles ...

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