Noël Fletcher

Government, Business, Safety

DOT Dedicates $27 Billion to Bridge Repairs Nationwide

 President Joe Biden speaks about the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law  on Jan. 14 President Joe Biden speaks about investing in bridges as Mitch Landrieu, Senior Advisor & Infrastructure Act Implementation Coordinator, looks on. (Andrew Harnik/Associated Press)

The Transportation Department is launching a $27 billion program to repair and upgrade roughly 15,000 highway bridges as part of the infrastructure law approved in November.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
January 14, 2022
Business

John Lex, America’s Road Team Captain, Dies at 56

John Lex John Lex courtesy of Sherri Lex

Professional truck driver William John Lex, a longtime driver for Walmart Transportation and an America’s Road Team Captain for American Trucking Associations, died Jan. 10 after a bout with colon cancer. He was 56.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
January 13, 2022