Bill Wilson is the editorial director of ROADS & BRIDGES magazine and has been covering the industry since 1999. He has won seven Robert F. Boger Awards for editorial excellence, including three in 2011. He also was the creator of the Top 10, Contractor's Choice Awards and Recycling Awards platforms, as well as ROADS & BRIDGES Live.
New poll: The Delaware Senate approved a bill that would authorize hazardous pay to those who handle snow removal, mowing and other activities alongside highways. Should these employees receive hazardous pay?
Blog Entry June 20, 2016
- New poll: Studies indicate that motorists in Seattle would divert to other routes if tolls for the new Highway 99 tunnel are $2.50 during peak times. Money needs to be generated for the project. Should lawmakers stick with the $2.50 charge?
- New poll: A few Va. lawmakers want to erase a new $64 road tax on those who operate hybrid or electric vehicles. Their argument is those who drive green are doing their part to save the environment, and should not be charged. Do you agree?
- New poll: Rockfall mitigation should be an important line item with the Colorado DOT, but limited funds are forcing the agency to prioritize and be creative when tending to these hazards. Should there be dedicated funds for rockfall mitigation?
- NEW POLL: As states begin to receive FAST Act cash, where should the bulk of those dollars be directed going into winter?
- New poll: A new funding strategy, called investment public-private partnership, would lock away a large upfront cash payment from an investor in a fund that would pay an annual dividend to all households in the region of the new road. What do you think?