Government, Safety

Severe Storm Prompts States to Issue Restrictions, Emergency Plans

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The Rhode Island Department of Transportation banned tractor-trailers from all state highways for most of Jan. 4 as the state faced heavy snow and high winds.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 5, 2018

I-95 Corridor Coalition, Delaware DOT to Test Mileage-Based Revenue Project With Trucks

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The I-95 Corridor Coalition, in a partnership with the Delaware Department of Transportation, is leading a pilot program to assess the feasibility of generating mileage-based revenue from trucks.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 20, 2017

Delaware River Bridge to Stay Closed at Least Into April


The Delaware River Bridge, which connects New Jersey and Pennsylvania and has been closed since inspectors found a crack in a supporting truss on Jan. 20, will remain closed a minimum of eight more weeks.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017

Delaware DOT Reroutes Truck Traffic After Complaints

The signs are down, but the issue of truck traffic in Delaware along the Route 41, Route 48 and Route 7 corridors remains a concern for area legislators.

Shawn Weigel | Middletown (Del.) Transcript
December 15, 2016

Delaware DOT to Install Off-Highway Virtual Weigh Station

In order to police trucks that are trying to bypass weigh-in inspection stations, the Delaware Department of Transportation announced the installation of a virtual weigh station along State Route 1 near the central part of the state.

Transport Topics
August 15, 2016

Delaware Budget Boosts Transportation Trust Fund but Hikes Truck Fees

A new state budget approved by Democratic Delaware Gov. Jack Markell earlier this month will sweeten the state’s transportation trust fund beginning in fiscal year 2016 but also will increase several fees for trucks.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
July 14, 2015
Business, Government

Former Trucker Derrickson Named Director of Delaware Motor Transport Association

Delaware Motor Transport Association announced that M. Lee Derrickson, a former trucker and driver-training instructor, has taken over as executive director.

February 17, 2014