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Michigan bridge quality will continue to decline at current funding level reports state transportation council

Michigan bridge quality will continue to decline at...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 30, 2015

If funding levels remain at current amounts, Michigan bridge conditions will steadily decline, according to the Michigan Transportation Asset Management ...

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill; industry groups voice support

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill;...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 02, 2015

As part of his new, $3.99 trillion budget released Monday, President Barack Obama has proposed $478 billion to fund the country’s ...

Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road

Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 02, 2015

Jack Kerouac would weep, were he alive today. The author famous for making road trips a rite of passage would be ...

Sens. Paul and Boxer reach across the aisle, propose corporate tax holiday to boost infrastructure funding

Sens. Paul and Boxer reach across the aisle, propose...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 01, 2015

Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) have proposed a corporate tax holiday to fund U.S. infrastructure projects. The proposal ...

Budget crunch forces MoDOT to neglect some roads

Budget crunch forces MoDOT to neglect some roads

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 19, 2015

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has announced its plan for dealing with budget cuts. The “Missouri’s 325 System” calls for ...

Top 20 transportation challenges in Montana

Top 20 transportation challenges in Montana

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 16, 2015

It's no surprise that Montana residents are suffering from the state's deficient roads, highways and bridges due to congested roadways ...

Gov. Rick Snyder signs $1.3 billion plan for Michigan roads

Gov. Rick Snyder signs $1.3 billion plan for Michigan...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 13, 2015

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a transportation infrastructure bill to spend $1.3 billion more per year to help fix Michigan's deteriorating roads ...

T-WORKS has done wonders for Kansas but more transportation funding still needed

T-WORKS has done wonders for Kansas but more...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 07, 2015

Throughout the recent months Kansas has made progress in improving the conditions of its road and bridge conditions, largely through increased ...

$163 billion needed annually to fix aging surface transportation system

$163 billion needed annually to fix aging surface...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 09, 2014

It's being estimated that an investment of $163 billion per year is needed in order to fix the nation's deteriorating ...

Report: Just 6 Percent of 2013 federal-aid funding went into new roads & bridges

Report: Just 6 Percent of 2013 federal-aid funding went...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 17, 2014

States used just under six percent of the contract authority received on construction projects to build new roads or bridges, according ...

N.J. transportation commissioner calls for tax hike

N.J. transportation commissioner calls for tax hike

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 27, 2014

New Jersey transportation commissioner Jamie Fox is calling for a tax hike to help fix the state's roads and bridges. The ...

Highway construction causes problems for firefighters

Highway construction causes problems for firefighters

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 09, 2014

Highway construction typically poses an inconvenience for everyone who has to drive through it. It can cause traffic jams and ...

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