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States begin new projects rather than repairing, maintaining existing infrastructure

States begin new projects rather than repairing,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2013

The main reason the U.S. can't afford to maintain its existing roads and bridges? States keep building new ones, reports ...

Transportation Secretary LaHood changes mind, plans to step down

Transportation Secretary LaHood changes mind, plans to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 29, 2013

After telling Bloomberg one week ago that he planned to continue as Transportation Secretary for President Barack Obama's second term, ...

LaHood to continue as Transportation Secretary

LaHood to continue as Transportation Secretary

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 28, 2013

United States Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said he plans to remain in his position for an indefinite period during President ...

$1 trillion spending gap for U.S. infrastructure holds real consequences

$1 trillion spending gap for U.S. infrastructure holds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 17, 2013

"Infrastructure is the most important thing you never think about," Jim Hoecker, the former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory ...

Massachusetts Transportation Secretary reveals 10-year, $1.02 billion plan

Massachusetts Transportation Secretary reveals 10-year,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 15, 2013

Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Richard Davey has unveiled a 10-year plan to upkeep and update the state's transportation system, which he ...

Video: East span of the Bay Bridge is born

Video: East span of the Bay Bridge is born

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 09, 2013

Over the past three-and-a-half years, workers have been busy constructing the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. ...

U.S. needs new bridges but states lack funding

U.S. needs new bridges but states lack funding

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 03, 2013

The average age of the 600,000 bridges in the United States is 43 years old, according to a new report ...

Report: Road construction to see only slight improvement in 2013

Report: Road construction to see only slight...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 03, 2013

Despite the ongoing economic recovery, the U.S. road construction market is tough going and will only slightly improve in the ...

ARTBA predicts modest growth for transportation construction in 2013

ARTBA predicts modest growth for transportation...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 17, 2012

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) 2013 United States Transportation Construction Market Forecast predicts modest growth in 2013, ...

Vancouver roads use recycled plastic in paving process

Vancouver roads use recycled plastic in paving process

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 20, 2012

Vancouver’s recycled plastic may be reincarnated as highway pavement. The city has revealed a new way to make asphalt using a ...

Salting may corrode steel-reinforced roads, bridges

Salting may corrode steel-reinforced roads, bridges

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 09, 2012

Gritting and salting roads, methods used to prevent automotive accidents in winter conditions, may lead to corrosion over months or ...

Rough Roads in Le Crowne Pointe Gardens

Posted by John Latta on Aug 16, 2012

I wonder how many agencies in charge of roads unknowingly face a problem that has just surfaced here in Tuscaloosa, ...

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