February 27, 2015
Rep. Paul Ryan has stated that he favors changing federal law to afford state governments the “freedom to choose” to implement tolled highways.
February 13, 2015
Acting Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn ordered the immediate inspection of all state-owned bridges of similar age and condition to the Capital Beltway Bridge which is currently under repairs.
February 3, 2015
The Washington State Department of Transportation on Monday filed a $17 million lawsuit to recoup the costs of response and repair following the 2013 over-height truck collision that caused a portion of the Skagit River Bridge on Interstate 5 to collapse.
January 21, 2015
The Blue Water Bridge international crossing in Port Huron, Michigan will be partially closed beginning April 1, likely leading to traffic backups between the U.S. and Canada.
January 16, 2015
Missouri transportation officials have warned the state is short on cash when it comes to paying for road and bridge projects and that will result in some having to be put off while bridges may see reduced weight limits to being outright closed.
December 17, 2014
The George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. topped the list of the most congested locations for truck freight, according to analysis from the American Transportation Research Institute.
December 10, 2014
Eastbound Interstate 94 in St. Paul, Minn., will be closed from Dec. 12 through Dec. 15 for work on the Lafayette bridge.
December 1, 2014
Westbound Interstate 94 in St. Paul, Minn., between Highway 61 and Interstate 35 East will be closed from Dec. 5 through Dec. 8 for bridge work. The road will close at 10 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5th and reopens on Monday, Dec. 8th at 5 a.m.
November 18, 2014
Detectives from the Washington State Patrol on Monday released the findings of an investigation that determined that the truck that hit the I-5 Skagit River Bridge in May 2013, leading to its collapse, was 2 inches over-height.
August 21, 2014
Bestpass has added several international bridges to its toll network at the border between New York and Canada.
July 30, 2014
The building of a new bridge connecting the U.S. and Canada took another step forward Wednesday with the appointments of members to an authority that will oversee construction of the new public owned span between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Mich.
July 15, 2014
The collapse of an interstate highway bridge that was struck by a truck carrying an oversize load was ultimately caused by a series of deficiencies in a system intended to safeguard the passage of oversized loads over Washington State’s roadways, the National Transportation Safety Board determined in a meeting Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
June 6, 2014
The closure of the I-495 bridge over the Christina River in Wilmington, Del. is creating chaos for commuters and driving up costs for truckers forced to divert to New Jersey's toll roads. Officials say the problems will not be fixed anytime soon.
April 25, 2014
Another warning about infrastructure funding: 63,000 of the nation’s bridges are structurally compromised and at risk of not being repaired unless the Highway Trust Fund is preserved, says the American Road and Transportation Builders Association.
March 18, 2014
Plans to build a new bridge over the Columbia River linking Oregon and Washington along Interstate 5 are dead, and there is no indication when and if they will be revived.
March 17, 2014
As the federal government struggles to figure out how to fund the nation's infrastructure, states are increasingly taking matters into their own hands. One group in Iowa is pushing state legislators to act.
February 10, 2014
Tom Berg see items of trucker interest in old Zanesville, Ohio, along the historic National Road.
October 4, 2013
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says an inspection that continues, has so far revealed that pilings located eight feet below the bottom of the concrete footing of the Leo Frigo Bridge, along Interstate 43 in Green Bay, bucked due to corrosion.
October 3, 2013
Trucks are being forced to take longer non-Interstate routes in Pennsylvania due to new weight restrictions along some 1,000 bridges.
September 26, 2013
A sagging bridge along a section of I-43 in the Green Bay area has led Wisconsin transportation officials to close a part of the route in both directions, forcing detours, until further notice.
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