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Eight Southeastern State DOT Projects Win Regional Awards for Cost Savings, Innovation and Community Focus

August 5, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—State transportation departments in Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina are winners in this year's southeastern regional contest in the America's Transportation Awards competition. The announcement today was made…

AASHTO Urges Congress to Continue Work on Multi-year Bill

July 31, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON D.C. – The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials expressed relief today that Congress approved a three-month…

Eight State DOT Projects Win Awards for Cost-Savings, Innovation and Community-Focus

July 22, 2015 - in Awards, Corporate, Transportation

BOISE, Idaho—Eight state department of transportation projects in California, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, and Utah are winners…

AASHTO President Details Funding Crisis in Statements Sent to Congress

June 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON D.C.—Two key congressional committees today received statements for the record detailing the critical condition of the Highway Trust Fund from John Cox, President of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and Director…

First Regional Winners Announced in America’s Transportation Awards Contest

June 8, 2015 - in Awards, Corporate, Transportation

WILMINGTON, Del., June 8, 2015—Two New Jersey Department of Transportation projects are the first regional winners in the 2015 America's Transportation Awards competition. The announcement today was made at the 2015 Northeast Association of State Highway…

AASHTO Encourages Congress to Fix, Not Patch, the Highway and Transit Funding Crisis

May 26, 2015 - in Design/Engineering, Financial

WASHINGTON—Congress today approved a two-month extension of legislation authorizing the Highway Trust Fund to continue supporting highway and transit projects across the country. The short-term patch ensures current funding will continue. However, with…

AASHTO Announces ‘Faces of Transportation’ Photography and Video Contest

May 19, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015—The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials today announced the start of its 11th annual Faces of Transportation photography contest with new categories, and a video section open to all participants. The…

AASHTO Congratulates Deputy Administrator Nadeau on His Nomination as FHWA Administrator

May 11, 2015 - in People, Roads

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015—The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials congratulated Deputy Administrator Greg Nadeau on his nomination as Federal Highway Administration Administrator. "President Obama made a solid choice nominating…

Survey of 23 States Shows $1 billion Spent, 8 Million Work Hours Logged and Six Million Tons of Salt Used to Battle Winter Weather

May 4, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads

WASHINGTON - According to a first of its kind "Winter Maintenance Operations Survey" conducted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, 23 reporting states spent approximately $1.131 billion from October 2014 to mid-April…

Innovative State DOT Programs Help Communities Become More Livable and Transportation Systems More Sustainable

April 21, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2015—Earth Day was created 45 years ago as a way of putting environmental concerns front and center. The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is released a new video to commemorate Earth Day and to showcase…