The Acorn » Supporters of the Liberty Canyon wildlife bridge came in droves to last week’s hearing in Calabasas to voice support for the wildlife crossing and to also seek a bridge extension over Agoura Road that would give mountain lions, coyotes and other creatures a better chance to safely cross the 101 Freeway as they move between the Santa Monica Mountains to the south and the Simi Hills to the north.
The Hill » The White House reassured Senate Republicans that President Trump still wants to rebuild U.S. roads, bridges, airports and other public works, according to lawmakers who attended a meeting with administration officials on Wednesday. But key details about the long-awaited infrastructure proposal remain up in the air.
Richmond Times-Dispatch » With three statewide offices and the House of Delegates up for grabs in three weeks, a regional spat over highway funding caught fire Monday, as Secretary of Transportation Aubrey L. Layne Jr. took aim at Republican political leaders in Southwest Virginia who have accused Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, of doing too little to fund critical road projects in their region.
Equipment World’s Better Roads » A 49-year-old concrete bridge in the Big Sur community of California that collapsed from a landslide has been replaced after eight months, the state’s department of transportation reports. Caltrans used accelerate bridge construction for the first time to build the new State Route 1 Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge.