Marissa Gamache

Features Coordinator

Marissa Gamache is a young and hungry journalist born and raised in Minnesota. Growing up with three brothers she took a liking to the Great Outdoors at a young age.


Business

Schneider CEO Chris Lofgren to Retire

Wisconsin-based Schneider National announced Oct. 30 that CEO Chris Lofgren will be retire in April and that he will be replaced by current Chief Operating Officer Mark Rourke.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
October 30, 2018
Business, Safety

America’s Road Team Captain Herschel Evans Honored for Charitable Work

Herschel Evans is the first recipient of the Trucking Cares Foundation Premier Achievement Award. Evans, a driver for Holland and an America’s Road Team captain, was presented with an oversize check for $5,000 at American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition in Austin, Texas, on Oct. 29.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
October 30, 2018
Business, Equipment

Wabash National Co-Founder Rodney Ehrlich Dies at 72

Rodney Ehrlich, Wabash National Corp. co-founder and chief technology officer, died Oct. 9. He was 72.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
October 11, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Bridge Monitoring Aided by Sensor Technology

Bridge sensor systems are becoming integrated in the engineering and construction of spans across the country to monitor everything from load stress to movement.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
August 24, 2017

Waterway Infrastructure Hits Shipping Companies, Opens Door to Trucks

Infrastructure on the nation’s inland waterways needs an investment boost. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers estimates $4.9 billion is needed in the next 20 years to improve locks and dams across the country.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
August 9, 2017
Government, Safety

10th Anniversary of Bridge Collapse Offers Glimpse at Infrastructure Repair

This month marks the 10th anniversary of a deadly bridge collapse in Minnesota, which shaped one of the earliest conversations about structurally deficient bridges and the significant funding needed to fix or replace infrastructure nationwide.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
August 9, 2017
Government

D.C. Mayor Appoints Jeff Marootian as Interim DDOT Director

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser appointed Jeff Marootian as DDOT’s interim director to fill the shoes of its current director, Leif Dormsjo. Marootian has been with DDOT since March as the deputy director and, before that, served as assistant secretary for administration with the U.S. Department of Transportation during the Obama administration.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
August 3, 2017
Government

Rep. John Duncan Won’t Seek Re-election in 2018

After 15 full terms, Rep. John Duncan (R-Tenn.) is calling it a wrap in a statement he made to the Knoxville News Sentinel. Duncan is vice chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and a member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
August 1, 2017
Government

Rep. Delaney Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.), one of the top advocates for infrastructure funding on Capitol Hill, announced he is running for president.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
July 28, 2017
Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Clean Diesel Trucks More Prominent in Nation’s Fleet, Study Shows

More clean diesel trucks are a part of the nation’s fleet, subsequently yielding lower emissions and greater fuel savings, new research shows.

Marissa Gamache | Features Coordinator
July 25, 2017