Interstate 80

Government, Business, Safety

Nebraska DOT Unveils Omaha Transportation Study

Omaha, Neb. Omaha, Neb., with Interstate 480, a 5-mile auxiliary route that links downtown Omaha to Council Bluffs, Iowa, visible on the right. (Getty Images)

The Nebraska Department of Transportation released the Metro Area Travel Improvement Study, which is meant to guide road improvements in the Omaha area for the next few decades.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 14, 2020
Government, Technology, Safety

Iowa DOT to Install System to Help Truck Drivers Find Parking Along I-80

parking truck stop John Sommers II for Transport Topics

By 2019, rest areas along Iowa’s busy Interstate 80 freight route will be equipped with technology to help truck drivers traveling the highway to track parking availability, according to the state’s Department of Transportation.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 16, 2017

DOT Rejects Pa.’s Request to Put Tolls on Interstate 80

The federal government last week again rejected Pennsylvania’s request to toll Interstate 80, forcing officials there to revise their long-term infrastructure program.

April 12, 2010

DOT Rejects Pennsylvania’s Plan to Toll Interstate 80

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

The U.S. Department of Transportation has denied Pennsylvania’s request to toll Interstate 80 because the state’s application did not meet federal requirements that revenue be used exclusively for a road being tolled.

April 7, 2010
Government, Business

LaHood Says Feds Close to Decision on I-80 Tolls

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said the federal government is close to a decision on whether to allow Pennsylvania to toll Interstate 80 as part of that state’s transportation funding plan.

March 23, 2010