December 1, 2022
  • 12:10 pm AASHTO Files ‘Buy America’ Waiver Comments with USDOT
  • 12:06 pm Video: AASHTO’s Jim Tymon Talks IIJA Implementation
  • 12:00 pm States DOTs, USDOT Highlight Crash Responder Safety Week
  • 11:55 am FRA Issues ‘Priority’ Rail Project List for Northeast Corridor
  • 11:52 am AASHTO Offers Feedback on Vulnerable Road Users

On February 24, Wayne Evans – a superintendent with the Mississippi Department of Transportation – experienced what he termed an “eventful morning at work” that included delivering a baby along Interstate 20 at Exit 59 in East Brandon. [Above photo via the Mississippi DOT.] In a video interview, Evans explained that he put medical training […]

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The Oregon Department of Transportation and Washington State Department of Transportation are working together to hire a “single program administrator” to oversee an effort to replace the aging I-5 highway bridge spanning the Columbia River; part of bi-state effort launched in November 2019. “We need to do everything possible to set this program up for […]

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The District Department of Transportation and its six partner jurisdictions said that electrically-powered bicycles or “e-bikes” will be returning to the Capital Bikeshare system this spring with a new mobile application that will include a hybrid locking technology. [Above photo by DDOT.] Capital Bikeshare – launched in September 2010 – provides more than 4,500 bikes […]

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The California Department of Transportation is experimenting with goats as part of a pilot project that aims to control weeds within a 20-acre site adjacent to Highway 1 just north of the Piedras Blancas Lighthouse. Instead of relying on herbicides, Caltrans is taking what it calls a “more sustainable approach” to revitalizing the native coastal […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently appointed Jack Marchbanks (seen above), director of the Ohio Department of Transportation, to serve a two-year term as co-chair of the Special Committee of Associate Members. [Above photo by the Ohio DOT.] AASHTO’s associate members are officials of state or local agencies other than state […]

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From now until April 10, states can nominate up to three projects for the 2020 America’s Transportation Awards. The program helps showcase why transportation infrastructure – and why properly funding it – is vital to supporting the nation’s economy while improving the quality of life for communities across the country. Sponsored by the American Association […]

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