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N. Dakota DOT sees slight increase in funding for road work in 2016

N. Dakota DOT sees slight increase in funding for road...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 21, 2016

Despite recent budget cuts to the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT), more money will be spent on highways and ...

Rush County, Ind., to use new weight-load technology to test integrity of small bridges

Rush County, Ind., to use new weight-load technology to...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 13, 2016

Mark Bacon is a corn farmer and county commissioner in Rush County, Ind.,where nearly three dozen bridges are closed or ...

Michigan DOT’s 5-year transportation plan includes $6.8 billion for highway restructuring and repair

Michigan DOT’s 5-year transportation plan...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 12, 2016

In November, Michigan passed a $1.2 billion road funding law that will raise money for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) through ...

S. Carolina House passes revised transportation plan following plea from state DOT chief

S. Carolina House passes revised transportation plan...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 24, 2016

The South Carolina House of Representatives didn't wait long to pass a revised $415 million transportation plan after receiving a letter ...

S. Carolina DOT director criticizes transportation bill’s lack of primary highway funding

S. Carolina DOT director criticizes transportation...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 23, 2016

South Carolina lawmakers are close to passing a much-needed transportation funding bill, but the head of the state's Department of Transportation is ...

Mississippi requests emergency FWHA funds for flood-damaged roads, bridges

Mississippi requests emergency FWHA funds for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 18, 2016

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has requested emergency funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration to help ...

South Carolina Senate approves $400 million transportation bill

South Carolina Senate approves $400 million...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 11, 2016

The South Carolina Senate has approved a new transportation bill that sends $400 million to road building without raising the ...

U.S. motor vehicle deaths up 8% in 2015; highest increase in 50 years

U.S. motor vehicle deaths up 8% in 2015; highest...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 09, 2016

About 38,300 people died in U.S. motor vehicle accidents in 2015. That's an 8 percent increase over 2014 and marks ...

VIDEO: The Zipper truck builds tunnels in no time without any adhesive

VIDEO: The Zipper truck builds tunnels in no time...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 04, 2016

With this unique truck and some larger-than-life concrete lego bricks, tunnel building takes no time it all. According to a report ...

In lieu of raising gas tax, South Carolina lawmakers seek to set aside $400 million for transportation

In lieu of raising gas tax, South Carolina lawmakers...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 04, 2016

South Carolina lawmakers have agreed to put forward a bill to set aside $400 million for transportation funding out of the general state budget to avoid ...

Lottery-winning snowplow operator trades piles of snow for piles of cash

Lottery-winning snowplow operator trades piles of snow...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 25, 2016

The roads across Washington D.C. might have been coated in fresh white snow earlier this year, but one snowplow operator was ...

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 ...

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