January 25, 2016
The Iowa Department of Transportation is currently testing road sensors designed to detect and warn drivers of icy road conditions to prevent accidents caused by slippery winter roads.
December 21, 2015
As much as 70% of state Departments of Transportation are tracking El Niño to make preparations for the unusual winter weather ahead, including increasing stocks of salt and de-icing chemicals, according to a new survey.
October 7, 2015
The Dept. of Transportation announced on Oct. 6 the “immediate availability” of $5 million in emergency relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration to the South Carolina Dept. of Transportation to help repair roads and bridges damaged by the recent rain-driven flooding that has crippled the state.
September 1, 2015
The New Jersey Department of Transportation has sent out a traffic alert in preparation for a visit from Pope Francis on Sept. 26-27.
January 12, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Administration announced the availability of $30 million in state grants aimed at assisting states in improving transportation safety by modernizing their technology infrastructure.
December 3, 2014
Work is set to begin in early 2015 on the Florida Department of Transportation’s Interstate 4 Ultimate construction project. The project will revamp a 21 mile section of Interstate 4 in Central Florida from Orange County to Seminole County.
November 26, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is looking for comments on a plan to raise insurance minimums for carriers and establish insurance requirements for brokers and freight forwarders.
November 14, 2014
The final segment of a new Interstate has been completed connecting the cities of Texarkana, Ark., and Shreveport, La. The 10 mile segment of road will be designated as Interstate 49 replacing what was Highway 549 in Arkansas.
October 9, 2014
Road crews are closing lanes on Interstate 65 in Franklin, Tenn., from Oct. 11-12 as they do bridge repairs at State Route 248 on the Peytonsville/Goose Creek Bypass.
September 3, 2014
The Washington State Department of Transportation expects a bridge expansion joint repair project to cause lengthy traffic backups and delays in Olympia Washington in mid-September.
July 16, 2014
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx received a report this week from the Department of Transportation’s National Freight Advisory Committee making 81 recommendations to improve the performance of the nation’s freight transportation system.
June 11, 2014
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.4% in April from March, increasing for the third consecutive month, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Freight Transportation Services Index released Wednesday.
March 4, 2014
President Obama’s budget for the Department of Transportation calls for new performance measures and a $10 billion freight program as well as his four-year, $302 billion infrastructure program.
February 18, 2014
Transportation unions are pushing back against what they claim is a torrent of "wrongheaded policies and business models that threaten the quality and safety of the nation’s transportation system and middle-class jobs."
May 22, 2013
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.
March 1, 2008
Congress asked for the report in preparation for the 2009 reauthorization of the law that controls how we govern and pay for the system.
March 1, 2007
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