Missouri Might Gain an East-West Interstate Highway
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers approved $2.5 million to study the conversion of U.S. Route 36 into Interstate 72 between Hannibal in the east and St. Joseph in the west.
NTSB Report Says 10,000 Bridges at Risk for Corrosion
Investigators looking into the collapse of a Pittsburgh bridge want transportation officials nationwide to examine more than 10,000 other bridges with similar construction.
Infrastructure Coalition Advocates for Freight Funds
WASHINGTON — A coalition of several dozen groups gathered in the nation’s capital to draw attention to supply chain projects in need of federal support.
Expanding Truck Parking High on USDOT Agenda, Buttigieg Says
U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg stressed that expanding access to safe truck parking is a key priority for his agency, and one that he understands ensures the safety of drivers and efficiency of supply chains.
REPLAY: Secretary Pete’s Outlook on Infrastructure & Funding
Since the fall of 2021, the USDOT has overseen the implementation of a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure law, distributing billions of dollars for a variety of projects from state-to-state. What progress has been made in maintenance and construction projects funded by this law?May 9, 2023
Infrastructure Spending Expected to Benefit United Rentals
United Rentals executives foresee a rosy outlook for the business and sector as a result of increased infrastructure spending in the coming months and years after posting increased year-over-year profits in the first three months of 2023, they said April 27.
FHWA Opens Grants for Projects Addressing Climate Change
State and local government levels are encouraged to apply for federal grants from a $848 million project to make roads, bridges and ports more resilient to extreme weather.
Road Designers Confront Challenges of Balancing Safety, Function
Trees and passenger vehicles number among the safety challenges for road design benefiting freight movement. Will the new influx of federal funding help us get it right?
New I-75 Interchange in Florida Gets $4 Million Grant
Florida’s Interstate 75 in the Ocala area is getting a new interchange to ease congestion and support businesses such as a new Buc-ee’s travel center.
Biden Infrastructure Push Turns to New Bridges
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is closing out a three-week push to highlight infrastructure investments by awarding $300 million to help repair or replace more than a dozen bridges.