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California governor proposes annual vehicle fee to fund road construction

California governor proposes annual vehicle fee to fund...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 14, 2016

California needs more money for its aging roads and bridges, but with so many electric and hybrid vehicle drivers, the ...

VIDEO: Watch Caltrans install new, safer retro-reflective signs

VIDEO: Watch Caltrans install new, safer...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 08, 2016

The California Department of Transportation is installing new retro-reflective signs to replace older road signage. According to CalTrans, the orange retro-reflective ...

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 – ...

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 ...

Colorado DOT puts traction law into effect

Colorado DOT puts traction law into effect

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 23, 2015

The snow is starting to fall in Colorado and the state's department of transportation is taking measures to keep drivers ...

Backhoe operator dies from injuries suffered in crash with semi truck

Backhoe operator dies from injuries suffered in crash...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 21, 2015

A veteran Indiana highway construction worker has died in the hospital three weeks after he was seriously injured when the ...

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 ...

AED: Highway bill to stimulate more than $13 billion in heavy equipment sales

AED: Highway bill to stimulate more than $13 billion in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 11, 2015

The newly passed FAST Act that pumps $305 billion into transportation over the next five years isn't just good for ...

States praise Congress for passing long-term highway bill

States praise Congress for passing long-term highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 10, 2015

When Congress passed the first national long-term highway bill in a decade last week, it was a huge relief to ...

USDOT offering $50 million reward to city with most innovative idea for improving transportation

USDOT offering $50 million reward to city with most...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 09, 2015

We've been speculating about the future of transportation since even before Leonardo da Vinci drew up plans for his flying machine. ...

Obama signs 5-year highway bill into law

Obama signs 5-year highway bill into law

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 04, 2015

For the first time in a decade the United States has long-term transportation funding as both the House of Representatives and ...

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