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Transportation chief Foxx expects Congress to pass another highway stopgap despite urgent infrastructure needs

Transportation chief Foxx expects Congress to pass...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 27, 2015

During a visit to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh to see next-gernation transportation technology the school is working on, U.S. ...

Oregon DOT starts second year of U.S. 26 Mount Hood Safety Project with blasting (VIDEO)

Oregon DOT starts second year of U.S. 26 Mount Hood...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 27, 2015

A blasting near Government Camp, Ore., April 21 began the second year of work on the Oregon Department of Transportation’s ...

TRB webinar to focus on protecting transportation infrastructure from hackers, data loss

TRB webinar to focus on protecting transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 27, 2015

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is hosting a webinar to review ways to protect transportation infrastructure from cyber “incidents” May 13, ...

This expanding wheel removes the need for air by shrinking or growing to fit any tire

This expanding wheel removes the need for air by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2015

Michelin has long been at work at removing the hassle of a flat tire. And even though the company's Tweel ...

Hendrickson named Indiana DOT commissioner after Browning abruptly resigns

Hendrickson named Indiana DOT commissioner after...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 24, 2015

Brandye Hendrickson has been named the new commissioner of the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT). Gov. Mike Pence placed her ...

Washington state will have $1.8 billion backlog of pavement preservation projects by 2025, report finds

Washington state will have $1.8 billion backlog of...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 24, 2015

In its recent report on Washington's transportation challenges, The Road Improvement Program says the state needs $2.8 billion for pavement preservation from ...

PHOTOS: Is Chevrolet’s wild self-driving FNR electric concept car a glimpse of autonomous highways of the future?

PHOTOS: Is Chevrolet’s wild self-driving FNR...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 21, 2015

At the Shanghai auto show this week, Chevrolet has unveiled a driverless car that should excite anyone who ever loved ...

Bipartisan highway bill would tie federal gas tax to inflation, create transportation commission

Bipartisan highway bill would tie federal gas tax to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 20, 2015

A bipartisan group of representatives have introduced a long-term bill for funding infrastructure that would tie the gas tax to ...

Paul, Boxer intro bill calling for 6.5% tax on repatriated foreign earnings to fund highway spending

Paul, Boxer intro bill calling for 6.5% tax on...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 20, 2015

As we near the May 31 funding deadline for the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), an expected flurry of proposed legislation ...

ARTBA Highway Trust Fund campaign urges social media, phone calls, and email efforts to reach Congress

ARTBA Highway Trust Fund campaign urges social media,...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 20, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has launched a digital media campaign designed to “amplify the voices of ...

Report highlights top 100 Texas highway improvements needed

Report highlights top 100 Texas highway improvements...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 16, 2015

In a new report, The Road Improvement Program (TRIP) has identified the top 100 highway improvements needed in Texas for continual ...

Water main damaged by Big Bertha repair excavation could cost WSDOT $4 million

Water main damaged by Big Bertha repair excavation...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2015

Four months after crews temporarily stopped excavation on a repair pit for the world's largest tunnel-boring machine due to ground sinkage, ...

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