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More reasons not to build toll roads

More reasons not to build toll roads

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 19, 2015

As a follow up to my earlier post on the Texas SH 130 toll road, I wanted to elaborate on ...

States must take the initiative in environmental streamlining

States must take the initiative in environmental...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 07, 2015

Even as the green movement expands its war against fossil fuels, it’s losing ground in its ability to use federal ...

Former DOT Sec. LaHood: “We need a big pot of money” to fix America’s roads and bridges

Former DOT Sec. LaHood: “We need a big pot of...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 30, 2014

Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at ...

Nearly half of New York roads need work

Nearly half of New York roads need work

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 01, 2014

Nearly half of New York's locally maintained roads are in need of rehabilitation, preservation or reconstruction, according to the latest TRIP ...

California drivers paying the price for deficient roads and bridges

California drivers paying the price for deficient roads...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 12, 2014

Deficient roads and bridges in California cost each local driver $2,500 annually, and $44 billion statewide, according to a new ...

GOP senators predict Highway Trust Fund solution

GOP senators predict Highway Trust Fund solution

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 02, 2014

  Senators John Boozman (R-Ark.) and James Inhofe (R-Okla.) have predicted a long-term solution to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). They predict ...

The LA Sheriff’s Dept. melted thousands of guns to recycle them as road construction material (VIDEO)

The LA Sheriff’s Dept. melted thousands of guns...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 28, 2014

Thousands of handguns, rifles and other weapons have been destroyed to eventually be used in construction of roads and bridges. Nearly ...

Firearms to be used for road construction

Firearms to be used for road construction

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 19, 2014

Thousands of handguns, rifles and other weapons have been destroyed to eventually be used in construction of roads and bridges. ...

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse of road building’s future without a gas tax increase

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 13, 2014

Last week I wrote about how states that engage in public-private partnerships (P3s) and other types of debt and bond ...

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse of road building’s future without a gas tax increase

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 12, 2014

Last week I wrote about how states that engage in public-private partnerships (P3s) and other types of debt and bond ...

21 states receiving millions to repair storm-damaged roads

21 states receiving millions to repair storm-damaged...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 11, 2014

The Department of Transportation announced $334 million in emergency funds will be used to help 21 states repair roads and ...

Poll: Americans want good roads & bridges, disagree on how

Poll: Americans want good roads & bridges, disagree...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 07, 2014

The majority of Americans understand the importance of good highways and bridges, and they understand the benefits of good transportation ...

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