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November 30, 2012

Colorado Attempts new Metering System on I-70

In an attempt to alleviate traffic jams on the mountain road of I-70 at the Eisenhower Johnson Memorial Tunnels, the Colorado Department of Transportation is going to take try out a metering method found in large cities

November 27, 2012

Pilot Flying J Offers Breakfast and Hot Soup Bars

Pilot Flying J is offering a new dining experience for its customers with dedicated breakfast and hot soup bars. The new breakfast bar features home-style choices such as biscuits and sausage gravy and southwest egg scramble

November 27, 2012

Reason Foundation Says Costs for Fuel Tax, Toll Collection are 'Myths'

The Reason Foundation, an American libertarian research organization, released a study saying it costs more to collect fuel taxes than is generally believed, and that thanks to new electronic tolling systems, collecting tolls costs less than is thought.

November 26, 2012

Historic Lincoln Tunnel Undergoes Rehab

Work is currently under way to repair the aging Lincoln Tunnel "Helix," including overnight closures on this critical link between New York and New Jersey that will last for about a year

November 26, 2012

Missouri Nears Official Completion of I-49

Missouri is about to officially get a new Interstate designation, I-49

November 25, 2012

New Petro on the Way in Gary, Ind.

TravelCenters of America is spending $20 million to build a new full-service Petro Stopping Center in Gary, Ind., on the 28-acre site of the old Steel City Truck Stop.

November 21, 2012

Washington State Working on System to Help Truckers Bypass Flooded I-5

Washington State will soon offer a new "passport" system for truckers to make it easier to skirt Interstate 5 in the Chehalis-Centralia region when Interstate 5 is flooded

November 20, 2012

Truckers Urged to Prepare for New Traffic Patterns on Capital Beltway

The Virginia Department of Transportation is encouraging truckers driving through Northern Virginia to prepare for the major traffic changes on the Capital Beltway due to the opening of the 495 Express Lanes

November 20, 2012

States looking at highway funding

Increasing fuel taxes may be a near-taboo topic on Capitol Hill, but as state legislators and governors look to 2013 budgets and highway funding, a number are considering raising state fuel taxes to pay for needed infrastructure work

November 19, 2012

Highly Anticipated I-69 Corridor in Indiana Opens Ahead of Schedule

The first three sections of the new Interstate 69 corridor in southwest Indiana were officially opened. The new corridor covers a 67-mile stretch that comprises what has been the longest contiguous new interstate construction project in the United States.

November 13, 2012

NY Truck Toll Increases Still in Limbo

The New York Thruway Authority canceled a second meeting regarding a proposal to raise truck toll rates 45% for trucks with three or more axles, and may be looking at alternatives to the controversial plan

November 8, 2012

What will the election mean for infrastructure?

So what does Tuesday's election mean for trucking -- specifically, the need to get to work very soon on the next highway bill

November 4, 2012

I-69 Extension to Open Nov. 19

On Nov. 19, the first three sections of newly constructed I-69 will officially open in Indiana

October 31, 2012

MoDOT Starting Major Bridge Project on I-70 in St. Louis Area

The Missouri DOT is urging truckers to use I-270 and Mo. 370 as an alternate route to the Interstate 70 bridge over the Missouri River between St. Louis and St. Charles

October 30, 2012

DOT Releases $13 Million for Hurricane Sandy Damage

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced he is making $13 million in quick release emergency relief funds immediately available to New York and Rhode Island to help begin repairing the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, while assessments continue throughout the Northeast to determine the full extent of the damage

October 30, 2012

Superstorm Sandy Continues to Wreak Havoc on Highways

As Post-tropical Storm Cyclone Sandy moves further inland, highway officials in some states are re-opening some routes. However, many highways and bridges in the affected region remained closed this morning, while the storm dumps snow, closing more highways further inland

October 28, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Battering East Coast

UPDATED 2 p.m. EDT: Hurricane Sandy, one of the biggest storms ever to hit the United States, is hitting heavily populated areas such as New York City and Washington, D.C., this evening. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared a regional emergency, allowing for exception from some regulations for motor carriers providing emergency materials

October 22, 2012

Pilot Flying J opens 650th Location

Pilot Flying J recently opened its 650th location in North America. The store, a Pilot Travel Center in Von Ormy, Texas, opened on Oct. 15 and features full amenities for professional drivers, area residents and the motoring public

October 21, 2012

TravelCenters of America Announces Reserve-It Parking

TravelCenters of America announced Reserve-It, which allows drivers to reserve a parking space at select TA and Petro locations in advance of arriving

October 21, 2012

Help Inc.'s Technologies Moves Trucks Through Inspections

Help Inc. has two technologies that will electronically screen all trucks for compliance with state and federal safety information, driver and company credentials and weight requirements on I-70 in Indiana, Ohio and Illinois.

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