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Apr 01, 2019, 07:50 ET 47,000 U.S. Bridges in Poor Condition & Pace of Repair Slows to Crawl, New ARTBA Analysis of Federal Data Shows

The length of America's structurally deficient bridges if placed end-to-end would span nearly 1,100 miles, the distance between Chicago and Houston,...


Feb 28, 2018, 11:30 ET Major $183 Billion Boost to California's Economy Expected Over 10 Years from Transportation Investments in Senate Bill 1

A comprehensive new analysis finds that an April 2017 California law will generate nearly $183 billion in economic activity and user benefits...


Jan 29, 2018, 10:54 ET Over 54,000 American Bridges Structurally Deficient, Analysis of New Federal Data Shows

The nearly 48,000-mile Interstate Highway System literally moves the U.S. economy. It carries 75 percent of the nation's heavy truck traffic. A new...


Nov 16, 2017, 15:37 ET ARTBA Says House Bill "Dropped the Ball" on Transportation Tax Reform Needed to Avert Looming Highway Trust Fund Insolvency and Help Pay for Trump Infrastructure Plan

A leading transportation infrastructure group criticized the House tax bill passed today for failing to address the looming insolvency of the Highway ...


Aug 01, 2017, 00:01 ET What Has Happened with U.S. Bridges in the 10 Years Since the Minneapolis I-35W Bridge Collapse?

August 1 marks the 10th anniversary of the I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis. The bridge was classified as "structurally deficient" and was...


Feb 14, 2017, 23:01 ET Nearly 56,000 American Bridges on Structurally Deficient List, New Analysis of Federal Data Shows

The length of the nation's structurally deficient bridges if placed end-to-end would stretch 1,276 miles, half the distance from New York to Los...


Nov 09, 2016, 04:58 ET Voters Want Transportation Investment

Preliminary November 8 election results show voters in 22 states approved ballot measures that will provide $201 billion in funding extensions and...


Feb 18, 2016, 12:01 ET Nearly 59,000 U.S. Bridges Still Structurally Deficient, New Analysis Finds

There's good news and bad news to report about the condition of America's bridges. The good news is there were 2,574 fewer structurally deficient...


Jun 16, 2015, 12:01 ET Pump shock: Study Finds Surprising Market Impact of Gas Tax Increase

Increasing the gas tax does not result in a commensurate penny-to-penny increase in the retail price motorists pay at the pump, a study of the market ...


May 14, 2015, 04:43 ET New Publication Highlights Virginia Transportation Project Innovation; Future Work Could Be in Jeopardy if Congress Doesn't Act on Highway Trust Fund

Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment are...


May 14, 2015, 03:41 ET New Publication Highlights Utah Transportation Project Innovation; Future Work Could Be in Jeopardy if Congress Doesn't Act on Highway Trust Fund

Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment are...


May 14, 2015, 03:40 ET New Publication Highlights Latest Transportation Construction Innovations in Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio and Wisconsin; Future Work in Jeopardy if Congress Fails to Act on Highway Trust Fund

Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment are...


May 14, 2015, 03:37 ET New Publication Highlights Transportation Project Innovation in New Jersey; Future Work Could Be in Jeopardy if Congress Doesn't Act on Highway Trust Fund

Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment are...


May 14, 2015, 03:35 ET New Publication Highlights Transportation Project Innovation in Montana; Future Work Could Be in Jeopardy if Congress Doesn't Act on Highway Trust Fund

Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment are...


May 14, 2015, 03:27 ET New Publication Highlights Transportation Project Innovation in Nevada; Future Work Could Be in Jeopardy if Congress Doesn't Act on Highway Trust Fund

Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment are...


May 14, 2015, 03:26 ET New Publication Highlights Transportation Project Innovation in Kansas City Region; Future Work Could Be in Jeopardy if Congress Doesn't Act on Highway Trust Fund

Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment are...


May 14, 2015, 03:19 ET New Publication Highlights Transportation Project Innovation in Pennsylvania; Future Work Could Be in Jeopardy if Congress Doesn't Act on Highway Trust Fund

Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment are...


May 14, 2015, 03:16 ET New Publication Highlights Transportation Project Innovation in New York; Future Work Could Be in Jeopardy if Congress Doesn't Act on Highway Trust Fund

Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment are...


May 14, 2015, 03:11 ET New Publication Highlights Transportation Project Innovations in Indiana and Kentucky; Future Work Could Be in Jeopardy if Congress Doesn't Act on Highway Trust Fund

Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment are...


May 14, 2015, 03:01 ET New Publication Highlights Washington State Transportation Project Innovation; Future Work Could Be in Jeopardy if Congress Doesn't Act on Highway Trust Fund

Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment are...


May 14, 2015, 02:35 ET New Publication Highlights Transportation Project Innovation in California; Future Work Could Be in Jeopardy if Congress Doesn't Act on Highway Trust Fund

Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment are...


May 14, 2015, 02:34 ET New Publication Highlights Transportation Project Innovations in South Carolina; Future Work Could Be in Jeopardy if Congress Doesn't Act on Highway Trust Fund

Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment are...


May 14, 2015, 02:32 ET New Publication Highlights Transportation Project Innovations in Florida; Future Work Could Be in Jeopardy if Congress Doesn't Act on Highway Trust Fund

Innovative design and construction techniques, cutting-edge technologies, new materials, safety products and state-of-the-art heavy equipment are...


Apr 30, 2015, 04:28 ET Are Americans Paying Enough to Support Our National Highway and Transit Network?

We all want safe, well maintained and uncongested roads, but a new analysis shows the average American driver is only being asked to contribute 1.2...


Apr 01, 2015, 12:58 ET No April Fools' Day Joke: 1,083 of Tennessee's Bridges Need Structural Repair, New Analysis of U.S. Department of Transportation Data Finds

An analysis of the recently-released 2014 U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) National Bridge Inventory database finds good news and bad...