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FHWA announces winners of the 2015 Transportation Planning Excellence Awards

FHWA announces winners of the 2015 Transportation...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 23, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration recently honored eight transportation projects from across the country with the 2015 Transportation Planning Excellence Awards. The award, ...

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work zones than any other state

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 12, 2015

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse has released the latest data tally of deaths in motor vehicle traffic crashes in construction ...

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down 19 percent from 2013

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 21, 2014

If you believe everything is bigger in Texas, than it should come as no surprise that the state also needs ...

More states ban ET-Plus guardrail system

More states ban ET-Plus guardrail system

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 24, 2014

The list of state department of transportations to have removed the controversial guardrail end-terminal model (ET-Plus) from its approved highway-products ...

MnDOT up a creek without a paddle due to mine expansion

MnDOT up a creek without a paddle due to mine expansion

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 22, 2014

  The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is now paying for a decision it made nearly a half century ago. Back ...

Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board approves 6-year program allocating $13.1 billion for transportation projects

Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board approves...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 19, 2014

Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved the state’s Six-Year Improvement Plan, which allocates $13.1 million to transportation improvements over a ...

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 25, 2014

How much does your state need each year to fund necessary road repairs through 2017? Texas needs $4,636 million annually, making ...

Don’t mess with the toll roads; Virginia man racks up $250K bill

Don’t mess with the toll roads; Virginia man racks up...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 27, 2013

That’s one heck of a bill for going through tolls without paying. A Virginia man didn’t realize that he had to ...

MMFX2 strengthens bridge in City of Chesapeake’s Dominion Boulevard project

MMFX2 strengthens bridge in City of Chesapeake’s...

Posted by Contributed on Nov 22, 2013

The City of Chesapeake began construction on the new Dominion Boulevard, U.S. Route 17, project in early January (2013). The ...

LaHood suggests 10-cent-per-gallon gas tax hike

LaHood suggests 10-cent-per-gallon gas tax hike

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 17, 2013

Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has suggested raising the gas tax by 10 cents per gallon. LaHood said this week that ...

VTCA endorses Virginia gubernatorial, House of Delegates candidates

VTCA endorses Virginia gubernatorial, House of...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 04, 2013

The Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA) announced Thursday that it is endorsing Terry McAuliffe for governor of Virginia. VTCA, an association ...

Illusions slow drivers in South Florida

Illusions slow drivers in South Florida

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 13, 2013

Drivers in South Florida may start slowing down thanks to an optical illusion on the roadways. South Florida traffic officials are ...

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