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 state of New York is using infrared technology to prevent trucks from hitting low clearances on bridges. The cost will be $5 million on the Hutchinson River Parkway alone. Is it worth it for a DOT to invest in these types of gadgets?
Blog Entry September 15, 2014
- NEW POLL: The bridge collapse in Atlanta last week sits on I-85, one of the most widely used roadways in the city. What should transportation officials prioritize to either prevent or prepare for these types of events in the future?
- New poll: The Columbia River Crossing is facing a lawsuit contesting its 95-ft vertical clearance. According to the plantiff, the U.S. Coast Guard issued several warnings, but nothing was done to correct it. What do you think will be the end result?
- New York state adding detectors to prevent vehicles from hitting bridges
- NEW POLL: The 2016 election will include a record-breaking 70 transportation ballot measures across the U.S. If all pass, an expected $175 billion would be added in new transportation investments. Will a majority of these measures pass?
- New poll: Due to a shortage of funds, Wisconsin announced it is putting major projects on hold, but is assuring the motoring public they will still be completed on time. Do you think these projects will hit their deadline dates?