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February 22, 2012

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.

February 20, 2012

I-64 Sherman Minton Bridge Reopens to Traffic

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

February 19, 2012

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

February 14, 2012

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

February 7, 2012

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

February 7, 2012

Pilot Flying J Acquires Inver Grove Heights, Minn., Truck Stop

Pilot Flying J acquired the Olsons Truck Stop in Inver Grove Heights, Minn., and will remodel the travel center with full amenities

February 6, 2012

North Dakota Seasonal Highway Load Restrictions Begin Feb. 8

The North Dakota Department of Transportation will place seasonal load restrictions on highways in southwestern North Dakota beginning Feb. 8. at 7 a.m. CST

January 31, 2012

Rock Slide Closes Westbound I-40 For Weeks In North Carolina

A rock slide near Exit 451 on I-40 West closed the road near US 276, Exit 20, West of Asheville, N.C., in Haywood County near the Tennessee state line

January 26, 2012

Portions of Texas Interstate Highways to see Speed Limit Increase

Miles of Texas highway will soon see speed limit increases after the Texas Transportation Commission action approved 75 mph designations for almost 1,500 miles of interstate

January 24, 2012

NATSO Urges Missouri Lawmakers Not to Toll I-70

After news broke that Missouri might toll I-70, which runs east and west through the middle of the state, to fund repairs, the truckstop association NATSO urged Missouri lawmakers to oppose the proposal

January 18, 2012

Missouri DOT Pushing I-70 Toll Road Plan

Interstate 70, which runs east and west through the state of Missouri, is in desperate need of improvements. The big question is how the state will afford those improvements. The state Department of Transportation is pushing a plan that would turn I-70 into a toll road

January 16, 2012

Plans for Southern California Truck-Only Freeway In the Works

A flood of freight predicted to clog freeways in Southern California has spurred regional transportation officials to plan a truck-only east-west freeway between two major interstates, according to the Riverside Press-Enterprise

January 12, 2012

Proposal Would Raise Ohio Speed Limit

An Ohio lawmaker has introduced a bill that would raise the speed limit for all vehicles on the state's interstate highways from 65 to 70 mph, following a similar move by the Ohio Turnpike

January 9, 2012

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1.6 billion in Funding for U.S. Roads and Bridges

Ray Lahood, U.S. Transportation Secretary, announced Monday that almost $1.6 billion in funding will go toward the repair of U.S. roads and bridges that were damaged by natural disasters

January 8, 2012

Highway Funding Climbing Legislative Ladder, More States Eyeing Tax Hikes

The declining state of roads and bridges, and burgeoning congestion is becoming more difficult to ignore, and several state legislatures are now openly discussing the likelihood of hiking fuel taxes

January 5, 2012

Pennsylvania Turnpike in Danger of Becoming Insolvent

Pennsylvania Auditor General, Jack Wagner, says the State General Assembly must amend or appeal a rule requiring the Turnpike Commission to provide $450 million a year in infrastructure funding to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

December 28, 2011

Maryland Hikes Truck Tolls January 1

Effective 12:01 a.m. on Sunday Jan. 1, 2012, new toll rates and other changes take effect at Maryland's toll facilities

December 27, 2011

Frustrated Montreal-area Truckers Apply Congestion Surcharges

Truckers in Montreal, Que. have begun charging customers traffic surcharges to compensate for increased operating costs

December 26, 2011

PETA Urging Memorials for Animals Killed in Highway Crashes

The animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants to erect highway memorials to the victims" of highway crashes involving animals

December 26, 2011

North Carolina DOT Completes I-40 Widening Project

Raleigh area drivers are enjoying a faster commute and smoother drive thanks to the completion of a $49 million highway widening project recently completed by the North Carolina Department of Transportation -- on time and on budget

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