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U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $211 Million TIFIA Loan for US 301 Project in Delaware

December 7, 2015 - in Construction, Financial, Roads

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a $211 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to finance construction of the new US 301 mainline…

Pavement Research Sets Stage for New Federal Highway Improvement Models

December 4, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads, Transportation

When the Federal Highway Administration needed to update it's crucial and complicated 30-year-old formula for fuel consumption and vehicle operating cost…

The Bridges of Placer County: They all have a story

December 1, 2015 - in Bridges, Corporate

For decades, cars, trucks, people, bikes and motorcycles have traveled the 117 bridges that are Placer County’s responsibility. From the iconic Foresthill…

U.S. Driving in September 2015 Highest Ever Total Miles, Federal Data Show

November 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

WASHINGTON – New data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving reached 259.9 billion miles in September 2015, and nearly 2.4 trillion miles so far this year. Compared…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $1 Million In Emergency Relief Funds For Federal Lands in Arizona, California and Nevada

November 19, 2015 - in Financial, Roads

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced $1 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to begin repair work to roads and bridges in Arizona, California and Nevada…

FHWA Move to Encourage Highway Design Flexibilities Kicks Off with Changes for Lower Speed Roads

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is proposing revisions to current program policies to encourage the design of lower-speed roads to be more in line with community and environmental needs.  This…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1 Million in Emergency Relief for Roads and Bridges Damaged by Flooding in Missouri

October 5, 2015 - in Corporate, Emergency, Stormwater

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $1 million in federal emergency relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) to help…

Federal Highway Administrator Helps Open LBJ Express Project

September 11, 2015 - in Construction, Projects, Transportation

DALLAS, Sept. 10, 2015 – Federal Highway Administrator Gregory Nadeau, with state and local officials, helped open Dallas’ LBJ Express project today, which rebuilt one of the busiest highways in north Texas. The $2.6 billion project, which relied on nearly…

Freedmans Village Bridge in Northern Virginia Opened and Dedicated

September 11, 2015 - in Bridges, Construction, Corporate

ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. Deputy Transportation Secretary Victor Mendez joined Gov. Terry McAuliffe at a dedication ceremony today for the Freedmans Village Bridge that carries Washington Boulevard, Route 27, over Columbia Pike, Route 244, in Arlington, Va. …

USDOT ‘Jason’s Law’ Survey Reaffirms Nationwide Truck Parking Needs

August 24, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration released survey results today that point to a lack of truck parking information and capacity across the nation and called for a national coalition to address the problem…