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North Dakota DOT closing rest areas, making other cuts due to $69 million shortfall

North Dakota DOT closing rest areas, making other cuts...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 24, 2016

The North Dakota Department of Transportation will close five rest areas, keep 20 jobs open and cut back temporary employees ...

Mississippi lawmakers consider raising gas tax

Mississippi lawmakers consider raising gas tax

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 23, 2016

Gas prices are lower than they've been in years, and, like President Obama, some Mississippi lawmakers see that as an ...

Two new members appointed to Arizona Transportation Board

Two new members appointed to Arizona Transportation...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 23, 2016

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has tapped Arlando Teller and Steve Stratton as the two newest members of the Arizona Transportation Board. According ...

Delaware lawmakers propose a 10-cent hike on state’s gas tax

Delaware lawmakers propose a 10-cent hike on...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 19, 2016

Delaware lawmakers want to raise the state's gas tax by 10 cents in order to raise about $50 million per year ...

South Carolina proposes $725 million plan to widen Interstate 27

South Carolina proposes $725 million plan to widen...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 29, 2016

The South Carolina Department of Transportation wants to upgrade sections of Interstate 26, but it's not going to be cheap. The ...

Iowa DOT seeks $9.7 million to avoid losing even more staff members

Iowa DOT seeks $9.7 million to avoid losing even more...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 15, 2016

The Iowa Department of Transportation has lost 500 employees since 2011, and the department is asking for $9.7 million to ...

Kentucky governor cuts $112.5 million from transportation budget

Kentucky governor cuts $112.5 million from...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 07, 2016

Kentucky might see several road construction projects delayed after the governor ordered a $112.5 million cut – 5.6 percent – ...

Alabama holding meetings about raising its gas tax

Alabama holding meetings about raising its gas tax

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 06, 2016

Alabama drivers might see an increase in the gas tax for the first time in more than a decade. The Alabama Legislature's ...

Tennessee DOT says current projects could take up to 51 years to finish

Tennessee DOT says current projects could take up to 51...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 01, 2016

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is warning that without a more concrete funding plan for the future, the current slate ...

Idaho selects road and bridge projects to be funded by General Fund surplus

Idaho selects road and bridge projects to be funded by...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 28, 2015

Idaho is taking some of the extra money it had at year's end and is putting it toward roads and bridges. And ...

Missouri governor calls for an increase in state’s gas tax

Missouri governor calls for an increase in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 21, 2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is hoping legislators in his state support a gas tax hike to help pay for needed ...

North Carolina adds 168 projects to 10-year construction calendar

North Carolina adds 168 projects to 10-year...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 25, 2015

North Carolina has been able to add 168 new projects to the state's 10-year construction calendar with the help of ...

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