Michele Fuetsch

Government

Hart Nomination for NTSB Sent to Senate Floor

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The Senate Commerce, Science and Technology Committee has sent the nomination of Christopher Hart as director of the National Transportation Safety Board to the full Senate for a vote.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
September 18, 2014
Government

Truckers and Nevada Officials Worry About Another Storm Hitting I-15

Nevada DOT

Nevada officials said they hope to open more lanes next week on Interstate 15 northeast of Las Vegas but are casting a wary eye on another storm that could bring torrential rains like those that washed out a portion of the desert highway last week.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
September 16, 2014
Business

I-15 Partially Reopened; Truckers Traveling North Still Detoured

Interstate 15 in southern Nevada is partially reopened, but heavy trucks traveling northbound into Utah are still being detoured off the highway that was severely damaged by a flash flood on Sept. 8.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
September 15, 2014
Government, Business

DOT Awards $600 Million in TIGER Grants for Projects in 46 States

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Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced $600 million in grants for 72 transportation projects in 46 states, including several projects aimed at rehabilitating deteriorating infrastructure.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2014
Business

Nevada Hoping to Get I-15 Reopened This Weekend, But Not to All Trucks

Nevada DOT

Nevada officials said they hope to open one lane in each direction this weekend on Interstate 15, closed due to severe flood damage, but trucks still will be detoured.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2014
Business, Safety, Government

Feds Sending Emergency Funds to Napa to Cover Road, Bridge Repairs

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

The federal government is sending $2 million in emergency road funds to the California Department of Transportation and local governments to help begin immediate repairs to roads and bridges damaged by the earthquake Sunday in the Napa Valley.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
August 26, 2014
Government

Scott Darling to Become Acting Administrator at FMCSA

Clark University

Scott Darling, chief counsel of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, will become acting administrator after the departure of Anne Ferro, who has held the position nearly five years.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
August 22, 2014
Business

NTDC Grand Champion Langenhahn: 'I Feel Like I'm in a Dream'

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

A Con-way Freight driver from Plover, Wisconsin, Jeffrey Langenhahn, won the Bendix 2014 grand championship at the National Truck Driving Championships Aug. 16.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
August 18, 2014
Business

NTDC: Four-Axle Champ Quarles Treasures His Trophy

Quarles family by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

When James Quarles, known as “JB” to almost everybody, walked through the body scanner at the Pittsburgh International Airport on Sunday on his way home to South Carolina, his first-place driving trophy went with him.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
August 17, 2014
Business

Con-way's Langenhahn Named NTDC Grand Champion

Langenhahn by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Jeffrey Langenhahn, a Con-way Freight professional truck driver based in Plover, Wis., was named the 2014 Bendix Grand Champion at the 77th annual National Truck Driving Championships Aug. 16.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
August 16, 2014

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