October 28, 2021
  • 1:12 am FHWA: Highway Trust Fund Should be Solvent into 2022
  • 1:09 am Panel: State DOTs Key to Improving Freight Connectivity
  • 1:04 am AASHTO’s Active Transportation Council Building “Research Roadmap”
  • 11:58 am AASHTO Survey Details Harm of Short-Term Funding Extensions
  • 11:54 am Senate Appropriations Releases FY 2022 USDOT Funding Bill

Despite budget cuts resulting from revenue reductions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the South Carolina Department of Transportation said it remains on track with the 10-year strategic plan established in 2017 for improving the state’s roads. [Above photo by SCDOT.] To date, SCDOT has resurfaced or is resurfacing 4,240 miles, including 750 miles in its […]

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The Nebraska Department of Transportation said construction on the Fremont Southeast Beltway could begin as early as July 6 due to $30 million worth of local funding being provided by the Fremont community. “The Fremont Southeast Beltway project is a great example of what we are focusing on at the Department,” explained Kyle Schneweis, Nebraska […]

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The West Virginia Department of Transportation awarded 38 Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program grants on June 1: a package of grants worth more than $7.4 million in total funding projects in 27 West Virginia counties. [Above photo by the West Virginia DOT.] The West Virginia Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program is administered by […]

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Truck drivers looking for places to rest can now find the total number of truck parking spaces at any of Arizona’s rest areas on the Arizona Department of Transportation’s 511 traveler information 511 website. [Above photo by the Arizona DOT.] This new az511.gov feature allows commercial vehicle drivers to see how many total spaces are […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence named six transportation professionals on June 2 to be the first members of its new Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO fellowship program. NOCoE’s inaugural fellowship participants are: Murad Al Qurishee, graduate transportation associate, Tennessee Department of Transportation Joshua Byrd, data specialist, Virginia Department of Transportation Chester Osborne, […]

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The BATIC Institute: An AASHTO Center of Excellence will host two webinars in June. The first one is an educational and informative briefing on the Build America Bureau’s existing credit assistance program, products, and services, with the second one exploring how performance incentives help optimize project delivery within public-private partnerships or P3s. The main focus […]

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