February 19, 2016 - Industry News
There are still 58,500 structurally deficient bridges in the U.S., according to a review of the 2015 National Bridge Inventory database conducted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association.
Tags: Infrastructure, Infrastructure Funding, Road Safety, Bridges
November 23, 2015 - Industry News
The worst traffic bottleneck in the country is in Chicago, Ill., according to a new study by the American Highway Users Alliance -- and Los Angeles owns the next six of the top 10.
Tags: Highways, Infrastructure Funding, Congestion
October 15, 2015 - Industry News
Debris falling from the 85-year-old Ambassador Bridge between Detroit and Windsor has ignited controversy over who should be held responsible.
Tags: Infrastructure Funding, Ambassador Bridge, Bridges, Canada, Cross-Border Trucking
June 11, 2015 - Industry News
Two Republicans on Capitol Hill have re-introduced a controversial bill taking a radical approach to the issue of highway funding -- handing responsibility for infrastructure over to the states.
Tags: Legislation, Highway Trust Fund, Infrastructure Funding, Devolution
October 6, 2014 - Industry News
SAN DIEGO – It looks like the trucking industry's efforts to educate the general public about the safety and vital nature of trucking may be working, based on results of a new national poll released Monday at the American Trucking Associations' Management Conference and Exhibition.
Tags: American Trucking Associations, Hours of Service, Survey, Image, Infrastructure Funding, ATA MC&E
November 26, 2013 - Industry News
With the House and Senate going to conference on a Water Resources Development bill, the way is clear for transportation committees in both chambers to take up reauthorization of the federal highway program.
Tags: Highway Funding, Highways, Infrastructure Funding, Legislation, Congress
July 8, 2013 - Industry News
After the Pennsylvania state legislature failed to approve a plan to raise new money for bridge and road repairs, the state Department of Transportation says it will put lower weight limits on some of the state's bridges to try to extend their useful life.
Tags: Highways, Infrastructure Funding, Bridges, Pennsylvania
June 17, 2013 - Industry News
A new report says despite some improvements in the past decade, a substantial number of U.S. bridges are still in poor condition. The report from the Government Accountability Office was in response to the May collapse of a bridge along Interstate 5 in Washington state.
Tags: Infrastructure, Infrastructure Funding, GAO, Bridge
May 22, 2013 - Industry News
Anthony Foxx was well received by the Senate Commerce Committee at his confirmation hearing Wednesday and there were no signs of resistance to his nomination as Secretary of Transportation.
Tags: Secretary of Transportation, Department of Transportation, Infrastructure Funding, Highway Infrastructure
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