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Semi truck collides with bridge under construction on I-215 in California; causes falsework to collapse

Semi truck collides with bridge under construction on...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 18, 2014

A semi truck hauling sand hit a bridge currently under construction on Interstate 215 in Perris, California, earlier this week ...

It’s so hot at Yellowstone National Park the roads are melting

It’s so hot at Yellowstone National Park the...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 11, 2014

What the road crew at Yellowstone National Park has on its hands is not a routine patch job. A 3.3-mile loop ...

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to find a long-term highway funding solution sooner rather than later

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 09, 2014

The White House, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and several industry associations are urging Congress to find a highway funding solution ...

Can cutting Postal Service spending save highway construction funding? House GOP moves forward with controversial plan

Can cutting Postal Service spending save highway...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 04, 2014

House Republican leaders are moving forward with a plan to fund the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) with savings from cutting ...

VIDEO: How a beaten-up 1949 Hudson barely made it across the country to spread the Gospel of Infrastructure

VIDEO: How a beaten-up 1949 Hudson barely made it...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 26, 2014

What's more American than a round-the-country road trip in a vintage vehicle? Fifth-generation roadbuilder Dan McNichol has been driving a rusty, ...

Dire States: Former road builder drives rust bucket across America to demonstrate the sorry state of infrastructure

Dire States: Former road builder drives rust bucket...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 20, 2013

What do a 1949 Hudson Commodore and America's infrastructure have in common? They're both old, neglected and in need of refurbishment. Inspired ...

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel tax increase to maintain roads

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel...

Posted by Staff Report on Aug 01, 2013

Ever wonder why some research studies show substantial public support for increased fuel taxes and other studies show the opposite? It ...

Dutch scientists engineer smog-eating street that reduces air pollution up to 45%

Dutch scientists engineer smog-eating street that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 11, 2013

For a large number of Americans, driving is an absolute necessity. Unfortunately it's one of the main contributors to air ...

Newly-appointed DOT chief Foxx outlines goals in blog post

Newly-appointed DOT chief Foxx outlines goals in blog...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 05, 2013

The newest member of the Cabinet and the 17th person to take on the duties of leading the U.S. Department ...

New Jersey’s corporate road sponsorships could be a decent funding generator

New Jersey’s corporate road sponsorships could be...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2013

With funding options for transportation and infrastructure few and far between, New Jersey will likely begin offering corporate road sponsorships ...

25% of U.S. bridges declared deficient in 2012

25% of U.S. bridges declared deficient in 2012

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2013

According to a report from our sister site Better Roads, 25 percent, or 151,845 of all U.S. bridges were classified ...

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 ...

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