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Screenshot from U.S. 301 Mainline toll road simulation

Delaware’s U.S. 301 Mainline toll road to get $211.35...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 21, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will provide a maximum loan of $211.35 million for construction of the U.S. 301 ...

Washington state DOT testing zig-zagged road lines to get drivers’ attention

Washington state DOT testing zig-zagged road lines to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 20, 2015

Washington is trying out a European approach to getting drivers attention at a busy crossing path. According to KIRO TV, the ...

Colorado DOT finance group director leaving post to become public-private partnership consultant

Colorado DOT finance group director leaving post to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 20, 2015

Michael Cheroutes, director of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CODOT) High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE), will leave his post in ...

Missouri DOT survey finds 87% of respondents would pay more to adequately fund roads

Missouri DOT survey finds 87% of respondents would pay...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 20, 2015

A survey commissioned by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) finds a large majority, 87 percent, of those responding would ...

Road construction crew unearths potential Spanish flu-era mass gravesite in Pennsylvania

Road construction crew unearths potential Spanish...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 19, 2015

Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania, became a forensic anthropology dream site last week when a road construction crew discovered a mass gravesite ...

Vanway linear crushers help county and road builder improve gravel roadwork efficiency

Vanway linear crushers help county and road builder...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 19, 2015

A Montana county and an Idaho road construction firm are finding linear crushers, which crush and position rock in one ...

Carper introduces new highway bill to Senate that would raise gas tax by 16 cents

Carper introduces new highway bill to Senate that would...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 19, 2015

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) has a new long-term highway bill that would raise the gas tax by 16 cents over ...

What’s behind foamed asphalt’s steep growth trajectory?

What’s behind foamed asphalt’s steep growth...

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Aug 18, 2015

Just like the swelling froth of expanded liquid asphalt in a foamed asphalt application, use of foamed asphalt in warm ...

Judge rules Minnesota DOT, engineer are immune from wrongful death lawsuit

Judge rules Minnesota DOT, engineer are immune from...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 18, 2015

The Minnesota Department of Transportation and one of its engineers will be immune from a lawsuit filed over the death ...

Supervisor with Georgia DOT accused of taking bribes for dumping dirt

Supervisor with Georgia DOT accused of taking bribes...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 18, 2015

A former supervisor with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has been charged with conspiracy and accepting bribes in allowing ...

Missouri DOT seeks additional winter operations and maintenance workers

Missouri DOT seeks additional winter operations and...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 18, 2015

We may still be feeling the effects of summer heat but the Central District for the Missouri Department of Transportation ...

Arizona DOT begins testing wrong-way detection devices in hopes of curbing freeway crashes

Arizona DOT begins testing wrong-way detection devices...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 17, 2015

Following several crashes in following wrong-way drivers, Arizona is looking to crack down on the situation by installing new detection ...

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