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U.S. drivers log 1.26 trillion miles through May, breaking record set 8 years ago

U.S. drivers log 1.26 trillion miles through May,...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 24, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) reports an estimated 1.26 trillion miles were traveled on U.S. roadways through May of this ...

Senate votes to carry on with 6-year transportation funding bill

Senate votes to carry on with 6-year transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 23, 2015

The Senate DRIVE Act is out of limbo after a 62-36 vote late Wednesday evening that will allow the bill to move ...

Wyoming Transportation Commission awards $14.6 million in highway project contracts

Wyoming Transportation Commission awards $14.6 million...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 23, 2015

The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded contracts for six highway projects totaling $14.6 million at its July meeting. The six projects range in ...

Senate DRIVE Act is a 6-year transportation bill with 3-year Highway Trust Fund financing guarantee

Senate DRIVE Act is a 6-year transportation bill with...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 22, 2015

The future of a long-term transportation bill became a bit brighter after Sens. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) and Barbara Boxer (D-California) ...

Is plastic the new pavement? Roads made of recycled ocean trash could be built in just weeks

Is plastic the new pavement? Roads made of recycled...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 22, 2015

Plastic roads may seem more well suited for Hot Wheels, but a Dutch company is aiming to bring the toy track to ...

Riding high: Colorado town using marijuana tax funds to fix roads

Riding high: Colorado town using marijuana tax funds to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 22, 2015

While it was a Michigan lawmaker that advocated "pot for potholes" earlier this year, a town in Colorado is actually putting that slogan into ...

Beams rest atop an excavator following a pancake collapse of an overpass being prepared for demolition in Cincinnati. Credit: Liz Dufour/Cincinnati Enquirer

OSHA fines Kokosing Construction for violations related...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 22, 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined Kokosing Construction $14,000 for two safety violations related to its investigation ...

Big Bertha is set to start drilling again in November after extensive repairs, testing

Big Bertha is set to start drilling again in November...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 21, 2015

The world's largest tunnel-boring machine is now scheduled to get back to work on November 23, nearly two years after it overheated ...

SHRP2 Education Connection presents 10 universities with cooperative agreements worth $100,000

SHRP2 Education Connection presents 10 universities...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 21, 2015

Ten universities are receiving roughly $100,000 worth of cooperative agreements from the second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2) Education Connection ...

Transportation innovators: Nominees sought for White House, USDOT Champions of Change

Transportation innovators: Nominees sought for White...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 21, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation and the White House Office of Public Engagement are looking for nominees for a Champions ...

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National Work Zone Memorial travels through...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 20, 2015

The National Work Zone Memorial, the traveling tribute to those who lost their lives in work zones, made three stops ...

Construction of the flyover ramp at the northern part of the 95 Express Lanes.  Drivers use this ramp to exit the Express Lanes onto the right side of the general purpose lanes on I-95.

ARTBA recognizes Virginia I-95 project, 2 public...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 20, 2015

The financing of a high occupancy toll lane project along a stretch of Interstate 95 in northern Virginia received the ...

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