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ODOT to invest nearly $2 billion to improve infrastructure

April 12, 2021 - in Financial, News

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is gearing up for another busy construction season. This year, ODOT will invest $1.92 billion into 956 projects to improve transportation across the state. The 2021 construction program includes…

Biden Harris Infrastructure Plan Allocates $621B For Transportation

April 1, 2021 - in Financial, News

The $2.3 trillion infrastructure investment package unveiled by the Biden Harris administration on March 31 – entitled the American Jobs Plan –…

Video: Caltrans Winter Operations Profiled

March 29, 2021 - in Transportation, Video

In the latest edition of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials “State DOT’s Best” video series, the California…

AASHTO Issues 2021 Benefits Of Transportation Report

March 22, 2021 - in News, Transportation

A new report by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials illustrates the many economic and quality of life benefits delivered by state department of transportation infrastructure projects. [Above photo via the Pennsylvania Department…

Four State DOT Projects Named ‘Infrastructure Gamechangers’

March 22, 2021 - in News, Projects

The American Society of Civil Engineers recently added 13 federal, state, and local projects to its list of “Infrastructure Gamechangers,” so-called as they represent the “latest innovations in transportation, water, and energy infrastructure” –…

USDA Investing $285M In Transportation, Infrastructure

March 16, 2021 - in Financial, News

The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to invest $285 million to help the Forest Service address critical deferred maintenance and improve transportation and recreation infrastructure on national forests and grasslands. [Above photo by the U.S. Forest Service.]…

Transportation Getting $100B From $1.9T COVID Package

March 15, 2021 - in Featured, Financial, News

The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, known as the American Rescue Plan or ARP recently reconciled between the House of Representatives and the Senate and signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, allocates $100 billion to transportation.…

Nominations Sought For 2021 America’s Transportation Awards

March 9, 2021 - in Awards, News

From now until April 23, states can nominate up to three projects for the 2021 America’s Transportation Awards; a program that helps showcase why transportation infrastructure – and why properly funding it – is vital to supporting…

Senate Confirms Buttigieg As USDOT Secretary

February 4, 2021 - in Featured, News, People

The Senate confirmed Peter Buttigieg as the 19th secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation on February 2 by a vote of 86 to 13. [Above photo by Gage Skidmore.] The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation approved the nomination of…

Diverging Diamond Interchange To Deliver Economic Benefits In Ohio

February 2, 2021 - in News, Roads

A diverging diamond interchange or DDI proposed by the Ohio Department of Transportation, the city of Findlay, and the Hancock County Engineer’s Office as part of the rehabilitation of the intersection of Interstate 75 and County Road 99 should…