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Texas DOT launches new tools for warning drivers about road construction zones

Texas DOT launches new tools for warning drivers about...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2013

The Texas Department of Transportation has launched two new tools to warn drivers approaching road construction zones to slow down ...

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 ...

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are more important than their iPhone or TV

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

To say the findings of a recent study reported on by our sister site Better Roads are a bit shocking ...

Wisconsin DOT launches 511 website, Twitter accounts to keep drivers informed on construction projects

Wisconsin DOT launches 511 website, Twitter accounts to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2013

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is taking a pro-active stance in keeping construction workers safe by doing what it can ...

VIDEO: Unexpected test drive detour onto construction site makes for hilarious commerical

VIDEO: Unexpected test drive detour onto construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 31, 2013

We can't testify as to whether the setup in this commercial is 100 percent real, but if it isn't the ...

U.S. infrastructure spending has plummeted in last 5 years

U.S. infrastructure spending has plummeted in last 5...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 30, 2013

According to a report from our sister site Better Roads, infrastructure spending in the U.S. has plummeted in the last ...

Behind the installation of the world’s first precast network arch bridge in Fort Worth (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Behind the installation of the world’s first...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 29, 2013

Faced with closing a heavily used bridge to Fort Worth's city center for 12 months, officials at the Texas Department ...

A history of American infrastructure funding and how to go about establishing new financing tools

A history of American infrastructure funding and how to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2013

Just about anyone with knowledge on the subject of infrastructure and transportation funding in the U.S. that you talk to ...

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