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May 8, 2012 - Industry News

Three States Get $20 Million in Emergency Transportation Funding

Oregon will receive $15 million for cleanup from flooding, landslides and erosion that occurred across the state as a result of severe storms in January 2012. (Photo courtesy of ODOT)

Oregon, Alabama and South Carolina will receive a shared $20 million in federal funds to help cover the costs of repairing roads and bridges damaged by natural disasters or catastrophic events

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May 3, 2012 - Industry News

New I-85 Yadkin River Bridge to Open Saturday in N.C.

This aerial photo shows the newly constructed I-85 North bridge over the Yadkin River in North Carolina's Davidson and Rowan counties. The new bridge, located on the right, will open to traffic this weekend. (Photo courtesy of NCDOT)

The new I-85 North bridge over the Yadkin River near Salisbury, N.C., will open to traffic for the first time early Saturday morning

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May 2, 2012 - Industry News

Section of I-24 Closed in Nashville This Weekend

These photos show deterioration of the I-24 bridges that are being repaired.

Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will close a 3-mile section of I-24 near downtown Nashville this weekend and more throughout the summer as the state replaces two aging bridges

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May 1, 2012 - Industry News

Bay Area Multi-Axle Vehicle Tolls to Rise July 1

Due to toll increases for multi-axle vehicles in the Bay Area, the fully indexed toll rate on the Golden Gate Bridge will be $6 times the number of axles, with a $5-per-axle rate for FasTrak customers. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

California's Bay Area Toll Authority is reminding drivers of big-rig trucks, cars, trucks hauling trailers and any other vehicles or combinations with more than two axles, that the second step in the two-phase toll increase approved in 2010 for multi-axle vehicles on Bay Area toll bridges takes effect July 1

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April 30, 2012 - Industry News

Oklahoma Creates Fund for New Ports of Entry

The first of the nine new Oklahoma weigh stations opened last week on Interstate 35 in Kay County near the Kansas border.

Last week, by a vote of 65-17, the Oklahoma House passed legislation that will fund nine new Port of Entry weigh and inspection stations in the state, reports The Oklahoman. The measure creates a fund handled by

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April 27, 2012 - Industry News

Watch for Highway Restrictions During Chicago NATO Summit

The Illinois DOT says during the NATO Summit in Chicago May 20-21, it's best to avoid the city, especially downtown and South Loop, during that week. It's also placing certain restrictions (with no permit loads) on oversize and overweight loads

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April 23, 2012 - Industry News

Missouri's I-70 Toll Proposal Stalls

The controversial plan to turn part of Missouri's Interstate 70 into a toll road has stalled for the session in the Missouri Legislature, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The bill, Senate Bill 752, introduced by State Sen.

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April 20, 2012 - Industry News

Rhode Island DOT Lifts Weight Limit on I-95 in Pawtucket

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation opened the first span of the new Pawtucket River Bridge to traffic on I-95 North. The opening of this structure will allow RIDOT to lift the northbound 18-ton weight limi

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April 13, 2012 - Industry News

Part of California's Santa Ana Freeway/I-5 to Close on April 17

The northbound and southbound Santa Ana Freeway (Interstate 5) between Valley View Avenue and Carmenita Road will be fully closed the night of April 17 from 11:45 p.m. to 4 a.m.

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April 11, 2012 - Industry News

Missouri DOT Launches Big Trucks Campaign

The Missouri Department of Transportation announced the Big Trucks Campaign from April 16 to May 6. The awareness campaign will remind all motorists to drive safely around commercial motor vehicles.

The Missouri Department of Transportation is asking motorists to drive more safely around trucks -- and for truck drivers to slow down and pay attention -- with its new Big Trucks Campaign

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April 10, 2012 - Industry News

Expect Delays on I-20/59 near Birmingham, Ala.

Month-long work started Monday on all lanes of I-20/59 North in Bessemer, Ala., diverting nearly 50,000 vehicles that travel those lanes daily, reports The Birmingham News

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April 3, 2012 - Industry News

$62 Million Allocated for Repairs to Damaged U.S. Roads and Bridges

Kentucky will receive $9 million to restore service following the closing of the Eggners Ferry Bridge after a cargo vessel struck it in January. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

The U.S. Department of Transportation will pay nearly $62 million for seven states to help cover the costs of repairing roads and bridges damaged by natural disasters and catastrophic events

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April 1, 2012 - Industry News

Connecticut DOT Studies I-95 Tools, Looking at Congestion Pricing

The Connecticut Department of Transportation will look into the possibility of adding a "value priced" toll to I-95 between Greenwich and New Haven in a effort to relieve congestion on the highway

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April 1, 2012 - Industry News

FET Repeal Bill Introduced in U.S. House

Legislation to repeal the 12% federal excise tax on truck and trailer purchases and replace it with an increase in the diesel fuel tax has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives

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March 31, 2012 - Industry News

Louisville Construction Projects Causes Truck Detours

A barrier replacement project on I-65 in Louisville, Ky. will close the left lanes of the roadway. Trucks will be required to detour the area to minimize congestion

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March 26, 2012 - Industry News

Lane Reduction on I-57 Northbound in Illinois Starts March 29

Interstate 57 northbound from from Mile Marker 93 to Mile Marker 96 in Illinois' Jefferson County will be reduced to one lane starting Thurs. March 29 through Nov. 1

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March 16, 2012 - Industry News

DOT Says U.S. Needs $101 billion a Year to Maintain Infrastructure

A new report from the Department of Transportation projects that the U.S. needs $101 billion annually plus increases for inflation during the next 20 years from all levels of government to maintain the nation's highway and transit systems

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March 11, 2012 - Industry News

I-75 South Closed in NE Tennessee for About Two Weeks

The Tennessee Department of Transportation has closed both lanes of Interstate 75 South in Campbell County in northeast Tennessee on the Kentucky border, due the collapse of a section of embankment

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March 8, 2012 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Completes All-Electric Toll Study

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is considering converting to a cashless, all-electronic toll collection system due to advantages such as enhanced safety, a cleaner environment, reduced travel time and reduced operating costs

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March 6, 2012 - Industry News

Work Starts on I-69 Upgrades to Former Western Kentucky Parkway

New signage is being installed on I-69 along the former Western Kentucky Parkway between Eddyville and the Pennyrile Parkway interchange near Madisonville. (Photo courtesy of the Department of Transportation)

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet started installing new Interstate 69 signage along the former Western Kentucky Parkway between Eddyville, Ky., and the Pennyrile Parkway interchange near Madisonville, Ky

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February 22, 2012 - Industry News

Truck Detours Planned in Western North Dakota Oil Cities

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced plans to detour heavy traffic around several cities in the state's western oil patch.

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February 20, 2012 - Industry News

I-64 Sherman Minton Bridge Reopens to Traffic

The 50-year-old Sherman Minton bridge has reopened after repairs were made to cracks found in two support beams.

The I-64 Sherman Minton Bridge over the Ohio River between Southern Indiana and Louisville has reopened to traffic, says the Indiana Department of Transportation

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February 19, 2012 - Industry News

FHWA Chooses Third State in Interstate Tolling Program

The Federal Highway Administration has chosen North Carolina as the last of three states eligible to place tolls on interstates under a federal pilot program, joining Virginia and Missouri

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February 14, 2012 - Industry News

Kentucky to Adopt PrePass Technology

Kentucky will adopt PrePass truck technology, which allows participating transponder-equipped commercial vehicles to bypass designated weigh stations, port-of-entry facilities and agricultural interdiction facilities

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February 7, 2012 - Industry News

Seven Feathers Truck & Travel Center Opens 87-Space Truck Parking Lot

Seven Feathers Truck & Travel Center in southern Oregon opened a new 87-space parking area designed for long-haul commercial carriers on the I-5 corridor

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