Interstate Highway System

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Colorado Partners Release Truck Safety Video for I-70 Travel

Interstate 70 Hanging Lake Tunnel near Glenwood Springs, Colorado A look at the eastbound entrance to of the Interstate 70 Hanging Lake Tunnel near Glenwood Springs, Colo. (Willowpix/Getty Images)

As a way to educate truckers, the Colorado Department of Transportation released a video on the challenges and best practices associated with navigating Interstate 70’s mountainous terrain.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 18, 2020
Government, Safety

FHWA Proposal Would Allow States More Flexibility With Design Standards

Highway construction A crew works on a highway. The proposed rule would allow states to undertake resurfacing, restoration and rehabilitation projects on all National Highway System roadways. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The Federal Highway Administration published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would allow state departments of transportation more flexibility with design standards when repairing highways and interstates.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 25, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Boulder City Braces for New Interstate to Offset Tourist, Truck Traffic

Near Boulder City, Nev. A portion of the newly constructed Interstate 11 outside Boulder City, Nev. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

The Boulder City, Nev., area will soon be home to a new interstate highway, according to Federal Highway Administration.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 8, 2018
Government, Business

Interstate Highway System Concrete Birthday Cake Given to Federal Highway Administration

To celebrate the 60th birthday of the Interstate Highway System, advocates presented the Federal Highway Administration with a cracked, concrete birthday “cake,” topped with six road flares, to call Congress to act on increasing infrastructure funding.

Vincent Barone | amNewYork, New York
June 28, 2016