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More Maryland bridges found to be crumbling upon ordered inspections

More Maryland bridges found to be crumbling upon...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 18, 2015

After inspecting nearly 70 bridges, Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) workers removed loose concrete from five bridges Feb. 14-15, according to ...

Wisconsin road building debt to increase under governor’s proposal

Wisconsin road building debt to increase under...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 18, 2015

Gov. Scott Walker’s current $1.3 billion road construction borrowing proposal would up state borrowing for road projects to a point that ...

Report: Apple is working on an electric car to take on Tesla

Report: Apple is working on an electric car to take on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2015

After rumors began swirling last week about a potential foray by Apple into the car business, the Wall Street Journal is now ...

Kokosing CEO admits demolition plan was flawed in deadly bridge collapse

Kokosing CEO admits demolition plan was flawed in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 16, 2015

The demolition plan for a bridge that crossed over Interstate 75 near Cincinnati was flawed and has been found to ...

Maryland DOT orders bridge inspections in response to overpass dropping debris into traffic

Maryland DOT orders bridge inspections in response to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 16, 2015

Acting Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn has ordered the State Highway Administration (SHA) and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) to inspect all ...

ARTBA hires Houlihan as senior writer and editor

ARTBA hires Houlihan as senior writer and editor

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 13, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has named former Reuters staffer Eileen M. Houlihan as senior writer and editor. At ...

Sanders says his $1 trillion infrastructure bill would cost less than Iraq War

Sanders says his $1 trillion infrastructure bill would...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 11, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders says his 5-year $1 trillion infrastructure bill would cost less than the estimated cost of the “Bush/Cheney ...

ARTBA seeks entries for transportation challenges student video contest

ARTBA seeks entries for transportation challenges...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 10, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association is looking for creative students to develop a short video about their “perceptions of ...

NAPA launches asphalt plant “Diamond” best practices recognition program

NAPA launches asphalt plant “Diamond” best...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 10, 2015

The National Asphalt Pavement Association has created the Diamond Terminal Commendation program to help asphalt terminal operations to “demonstrate their commitment to ...

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill; industry groups voice support

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill;...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 02, 2015

As part of his new, $3.99 trillion budget released Monday, President Barack Obama has proposed $478 billion to fund the country’s ...

Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road

Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 02, 2015

Jack Kerouac would weep, were he alive today. The author famous for making road trips a rite of passage would be ...

Sens. Paul and Boxer reach across the aisle, propose corporate tax holiday to boost infrastructure funding

Sens. Paul and Boxer reach across the aisle, propose...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 01, 2015

Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) have proposed a corporate tax holiday to fund U.S. infrastructure projects. The proposal ...

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