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High-friction pavement project among FHWA safety winners
New I-66 tolls reach $40, but VDOT stands behind them
Tolls on Virginia’s new Express Lanes on Interstate 66 Inside the Beltway have been raising eyebrows – and emptying wallets ...
Wanted: Road Watchers to keep an eye on Mich. highways
The Michigan Department of Transportation needs more eyes on highways in the western part of the state to report ...
Arlington Memorial Bridge to receive $227 million for repairs
The National Park Service (NPS) announced the approval of a $227 million project to repair and rehabilitate the 85-year-old Arlington ...
Commercial truck toll helps R.I. replace bad bridge
A Rhode Island bridge that has been deemed structurally deficient for almost two decades has been replaced six months ...
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Opening of Maine’s Sarah Mildred Long Bridge delayed again
The projected opening of the new Sarah Mildred Long Bridge has been postponed again, possibly until late December 2017. According ...
Minn. LED traffic lights have a snow problem
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has found that its efforts to save costs on converting traffic signals to LED ...
More electric-vehicle charging stations coming to N.J.
New Jersey drivers should soon see more electric-vehicle charging stations in the state. The New Jersey Department of Transportation and ...
Nashville considers $5.2 billion transit plan that includes tunnel
As Nashville, Tennessee, continues to grow, its mayor says it’s time to consider a tunnel for light rail service ...
Toll roads in Richmond, Va., to get electronic upgrade
Richmond, Virginia, is preparing to upgrade its toll roads with the help of TransCore traffic management company. TransCore says it ...
Columbus on tap for Ohio’s first SmartLane
Interstate 670 in Columbus, Ohio, is slated to get a new SmartLane, with work beginning this summer, according to ...
TxDOT breaks ground on I-69/I-610 West Loop Interchange
On November 28 the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) held a groundbreaking ceremony for reconstruction of the I-69/I-610 West ...
Cal. wildfires close freeways, create thousands of evacuees
Wildfires raging in Southern California this week have led to thousands of residents evacuating their homes. A fire out of ...
Residents blame flats on highway department’s choice in gravel
Some people in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada, are complaining about the material being used on local roads, claiming it's ...
U.S. awards more help for Puerto Rico’s hurricane-hit roads and bridges
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration has announced the immediate availability of $30 million in “quick release” ...
511 App now allows drivers to request roadside assistance in S.C.
Drivers needing roadside assistance in South Carolina can now request help on the S.C. Department of Transportation’s 511 App. The ...
Ford unveils 2018 Super Duty with improved 6.7L Power Stroke, dually F-450
How much will Tesla’s electric Semi save on operating costs over diesel?
VIDEO: Old Soviet military truck used screw propellers to traverse land and sea
ADOT reduces speed on portion of I-40 after wrong asphalt mix applied
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