December 3, 2021
  • 6:37 pm AASHTO Names Lee Deputy Director-Chief Policy Officer
  • 8:59 am Biden Signs Infrastructure Bill, Outlines Implementation Priorities
  • 8:58 am AASHTO Prepping IIJA Framework for State DOTs
  • 8:43 am Video: 2021 America’s Transportation Awards Winners
  • 8:40 am USDOT, State DOTs Tout IIJA Investment Opportunities

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to battle an invasion of the “spotted lanternfly” (seen above), which could severely affect the state’s agricultural crops – particularly apples, grapes, and hops, and ornamental trees. [Above […]

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation recently awarded 12 short line railroads and the North Carolina Ports Authority roughly $10.2 million in matching grant funds as part of its Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety Improvement program or FRRCSI, which supports rail infrastructure health, safety, and performance initiatives statewide. [Above photo by NCDOT] In a […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Caleb Dobbins, state maintenance engineer for the New Hampshire Department of Transportation, to a two-year term as chair of its Snow and Ice Cooperative Program, known as SICOP. [Above photo by the New Hampshire DOT] Dobbins has worked for the New Hampshire DOT for […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has released the 2021 edition of its Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing and AASHTO Provisional Standards, commonly referred to as the “Materials Standards” guide. Developed by the AASHTO Committee on Materials and Pavements, the Materials Standards guide contains specifications, test methods, […]

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