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Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring short-term gain, long-term disaster for the road building industry

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 01, 2014

For the last half-century gas and diesel taxes collected at the pump have been the primary source of funding for ...

Illinois Governor signs $1B plan for road repairs

Illinois Governor signs $1B plan for road repairs

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 23, 2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a $1 billion capital spending plan, intended to create jobs and help repair the ...

Semi truck collides with bridge under construction on I-215 in California; causes falsework to collapse

Semi truck collides with bridge under construction on...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 18, 2014

A semi truck hauling sand hit a bridge currently under construction on Interstate 215 in Perris, California, earlier this week ...

What state has the worst roads and bridges in the country?

What state has the worst roads and bridges in the...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 16, 2014

Ever wonder what state has the worst roads and bridges in the nation? A new “It’s Time to Rebuild America” ...

It’s so hot at Yellowstone National Park the roads are melting

It’s so hot at Yellowstone National Park the...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 11, 2014

What the road crew at Yellowstone National Park has on its hands is not a routine patch job. A 3.3-mile loop ...

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to find a long-term highway funding solution sooner rather than later

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 09, 2014

The White House, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and several industry associations are urging Congress to find a highway funding solution ...

Can cutting Postal Service spending save highway construction funding? House GOP moves forward with controversial plan

Can cutting Postal Service spending save highway...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 04, 2014

House Republican leaders are moving forward with a plan to fund the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) with savings from cutting ...

VIDEO: Grad student creates waterproof concrete that could increase road, bridge life to 120 years

VIDEO: Grad student creates waterproof concrete that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2014

A new concrete developed by a graduate student and professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee could greatly increase the lifespan ...

Behind the design of Colombia’s first four-lane road

Behind the design of Colombia’s first four-lane road

Posted by Contributed on Apr 11, 2014

Mario Huertas Corporation won a $400 million, five-year highway contract to design and build this major part of the country’s ...

What your agency needs to know about how this year’s cold and snow might affect spring weather

What your agency needs to know about how this year’s...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 10, 2014

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for spring weather. Sure, I love winter sports and playing in the ...

VIDEO: How a beaten-up 1949 Hudson barely made it across the country to spread the Gospel of Infrastructure

VIDEO: How a beaten-up 1949 Hudson barely made it...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 26, 2014

What's more American than a round-the-country road trip in a vintage vehicle? Fifth-generation roadbuilder Dan McNichol has been driving a rusty, ...

Dire States: Former road builder drives rust bucket across America to demonstrate the sorry state of infrastructure

Dire States: Former road builder drives rust bucket...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 20, 2013

What do a 1949 Hudson Commodore and America's infrastructure have in common? They're both old, neglected and in need of refurbishment. Inspired ...

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