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: A U.S. DOT report says the FHWA has been slow to implement recommendations and MAP-21 requirements regarding structurally deficient bridges. Is this a concern?
Blog Entry September 02, 2014
- New poll: John Baxter at FHWA said MAP-21 will contain metrics for states to follow regarding road and bridge conditions on the interstate and NHS. However, there is no penalty for non-compliance. Should there be?
- New poll: A seven-way intersection in East Longmeadow, Mass., is in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the most dangerous in the U.S. It averages an accident a day. It has been this way for years. Are you surprised the problem has not been fixed
- NEW POLL: Despite what looks to be confirmation of a long-term federal funding bill, states such as Alabama are still trying to implement state-level gas tax increases to pay for roads and bridges. Is this a wise or necessary means...?
- New poll: Last week, the House passed a continuing resolution that calls for cuts in MAP-21 transportation spending levels. Do you think there is a real threat that federal money for road and bridge work could get cut this year?
- New poll: Transportation Secretary Foxx is nearing the end of his Invest in America, Commit to the Future bus tour. Will this trip significantly aid MAP-21 reauthorization?