Roads, Bridges, Highways, Tunnels

WATCH: Big rig driver tries to navigate steep curve, goes over embankment instead

Cox Media Group » A semi-truck driver in California may think twice before trying to navigate a steep curve again.

2018-10-23T10:30:37+00:00October 13th, 2018|California, Roads|

What’s Colorado Proposition 110: Sales tax increase for transportation

Denver Post » Proposition 110 would increase the state sales tax from 2.9 percent to 3.52 percent for the next 20 years to fund state and local transportation projects, including new roads, maintenance of existing roads and debt repayment. Revenue would go to the state (45 percent), local governments (40 percent) and multimodal transportation projects (15 percent).

2018-10-23T11:09:49+00:00October 12th, 2018|Bridges, Colorado, Highways, Roads, Uncategorized|

Opinion: Maryland’s poor plan for public-prive partnership toll roads

Washington Post » Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s (R) $9 billion plan to add tolled express lanes to the Capital Beltway and Interstate 270 is flawed.

2018-10-23T12:24:07+00:00October 12th, 2018|Maryland, Opinion, Public-Private Partnerships, Roads, Tolling|

Transportation officials work to connect I-10 and I-19 south of Tucson

Inside Tucson Business » Government officials working on a study of the Sonoran Corridor Project say it would be “a regional economic catalyst,” noting that hooking up I-10 and I-19 near Tucson International Airport would be a “multilevel, multistep, multiyear economic development initiative” for Pima County and Southern Arizona.  The report on the project suggests that the new travel route ultimately chosen would significantly transform the regional economy, “adding billions of dollars (their estimated annual impact would be $32 billion) and tens of thousands of jobs (their estimate is 200,000 jobs) to the Tucson valley.”

2018-10-29T14:27:41+00:00October 12th, 2018|Arizona, Highways, Roads|

USDOT providing nearly $64B for transportation investments

Transportation Today » The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will make available more than $63.9 billion in multimodal discretionary and formula transportation investments by the end of fiscal year 2018. DOT will also make available $1.6 billion in FY 2017 discretionary funds.

2018-10-22T13:50:21+00:00October 12th, 2018|Alternative Transit on Roads, Bridges, Funding, Highways, Roads, U.S. News|
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