May 18, 2021
  • 1:47 pm Treasury Offers Transportation Spending Guidance for ARP Funds
  • 1:43 pm State DOT CEOs Talk Transportation Equity at Hearing
  • 1:42 pm AASHTO Urges FHWA to Move Forward with MUTCD Revision
  • 1:37 pm FAA Issues Nearly $900M in Airport Improvement Program Grants
  • 1:26 pm State DOT Panel Examines Workforce Recruitment, Retention Issues

A draft of the Missouri Department of Transportation’s 2020-2024 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program or STIP is now open for a 30-day public review and comment period – a strategy blueprint that estimates annual roadway and bridge construction costs will average $924 million annually for its five-year planning period. [Above photo by the Missouri DOT.] Yet […]

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The passage of the six-year, $45 billion “Rebuild Illinois” capital plan in early June by the Illinois legislature and signed by Gov. Jay “J.B.” Pritzker (D) will increase the state’s tax on diesel and gasoline from 19 cents per gallon to 38 cents per gallon and index it to inflation – all part of an […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has issued its annual job classifications and salary information survey for state transportation departments. Developed by AASHTO’s Committee on Human Resources, the survey is viewed as a “tool” intended for human resource administrators and others whose work involves studying and analyzing job classifications, writing job descriptions, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed James Trogdon III (seen above) – secretary of North Carolina Department of Transportation – to a two-year term as chair of the Council on Rail Transportation. [Above photo by the NCDOT.] Trogdon, appointed secretary of the North Carolina DOT in January 2017, is a […]

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Scot Becker (seen above) – director of the bureau of structures for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation – has been appointed to serve a two-year term as vice chair for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Bridges and Structures. A 25-year Wisconsin DOT veteran, Becker oversees program, policy, design, maintenance, […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Kevin Dayton (seen above) – chief engineer and assistant secretary for regional and mega programs for the Washington State Department of Transportation – to a one-year term on the Special Committee on AASHTOWare, also known as SCOA. AASHTOWare is a suite of software products […]

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