Government, Business

FHWA Will Provide $2 Million in Emergency Funds for Flooded Louisiana

Louisiana National Guard

The Federal Highway Administration will make $2 million in emergency funds immediately available to help Louisiana fix transportation infrastructure damaged in floods this month.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
August 19, 2016

Colorado Highways Slowly Recover from Flooding

A month after floods devastated roads and bridges in northern Colorado, state officials said they have been able to fully reopen only one highway: State Highway 119, which runs between Boulder and Nederland.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
October 15, 2013

Colorado Seeks Federal Aid to Rebuild Ravaged Roads

Colorado officials have asked Congress to help rebuild a highway system devastated by severe flooding that has forced UPS Inc. and FedEx Corp. to use a dirt road for some deliveries and has left trucking fleets still assessing the damage to their equipment and buildings.

September 30, 2013

Iowa Reopens 3-Mile Stretch of I-680 After Summer Flooding Destroyed It

Iowa reopened a 3.1-mile section of Interstate 680 near the Nebraska state line earlier this month after a complete reconstruction of the road that took only 34 days.

November 17, 2011

Heavy Rains Force Road and Bridge Closures in Northeast

Heavy rains are flooding northeastern states, forcing road and bridge closures in New Jersey, upstate New York and Pennsylvania, where as many as 100,000 people around Harrisburg and Wilkes-Barre are being evacuated along the Susquehanna River.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
September 8, 2011

Hurricane Irene Interrupts Truckers Traveling Throughout Northeast U.S.

Truckers in the Northeast, particularly Vermont, were dealing last week with washed-out roads and collapsed bridges in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. Flooding in New Jersey took out an interstate highway bridge on a key truck route.

September 5, 2011

Flooding Damages I-287 in New Jersey

Hurricane Irene rainfall has caused extensive flood damage in northern New Jersey where a section of the northbound lanes of Interstate 287 collapsed Sunday night north of the intersection of Interstate 80.

August 29, 2011