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FHWA provides grants for Wisconsin, New Hampshire bridge projects

FHWA provides grants for Wisconsin, New Hampshire...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 17, 2015

Two state departments of transportation will receive $1.03 million in grants to “speed deployment of innovative technologies” as part of ...

Crews begin installation of Big Bertha’s new seal system

Crews begin installation of Big Bertha’s new seal...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 16, 2015

While the rest of her massive frame waits below ground, Big Bertha has undergone the most pivotal portion of her ...

Pelosi hints at approval for trade package if Republicans support long-term transportation funding

Pelosi hints at approval for trade package if...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 16, 2015

The trade adjustment assistance (TAA) bill shot down by members of the House last week might get support from Democrats ...

Caterpillar Paving to expand manufacturing in Minnesota

Caterpillar Paving to expand manufacturing in Minnesota

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 16, 2015

Caterpillar Paving Products is expanding its production facility in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, pledging a $3 million effort and the creation ...

Tennessee DOT celebrates 100 years with new signage, interactive website (VIDEO)

Tennessee DOT celebrates 100 years with new signage,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 16, 2015

  The Ford Model T was just seven years old when Tennessee first established its Department of Transportation. There were no ...

Louisiana legislature passes 2 bills to boost road funding

Louisiana legislature passes 2 bills to boost road...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 16, 2015

The Louisiana Senate passed two bills last week to boost road funding by about $100 million per year. The New Orleans ...

House Ways & Means to “explore new ideas” for long-term financing of Highway Trust Fund

House Ways & Means to “explore new...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 15, 2015

The House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing June 17 to discuss long-term financing for the Highway Trust Fund ...

Awaiting a budget, Illinois DOT cuts $100+ million in road projects

Awaiting a budget, Illinois DOT cuts $100+ million in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 15, 2015

The Illinois Department of Transportation had to cut $103 million in road projects from a contract letting June 12 because ...

Iowa Transportation Commission approves state transportation improvement program with $3.2 billion for highways

Iowa Transportation Commission approves state...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 15, 2015

The Iowa Transportation Commission (ITC) has signed off on the fiscal year 2016-2020 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program, which includes a ...

Semi truck crash in U.S. 50 paving zone kills West Virginia DOH worker

Semi truck crash in U.S. 50 paving zone kills West...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 15, 2015

West Virginia Division of Highways (DOH) worker Randall W. Bland, 49, was killed Thursday following a five-vehicle collision in an ...

Michigan House passes $1.2 billion road package

Michigan House passes $1.2 billion road package

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 15, 2015

Lawmakers in the Michigan House of Representatives narrowly passed a 12-bill package to provide $1.16 billion for infrastructure work. The funds ...

Lee again files bill to get rid of the federal gas tax

Lee again files bill to get rid of the federal gas tax

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 12, 2015

As the future of federal transportation funding remains up in the air, two Republican lawmakers have filed a bill that ...

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