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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is conducting a first-of-its-kind nationwide small, minority-owned…

April 13, 2021

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently sent a five-page…

April 12, 2021
THEA announces opening of Selmon West Extension in Tampa, Florida region
Image: Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority

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North Carolina Turnpike Authority’s existing Triangle Expressway
North Carolina Turnpike Authority’s existing Triangle Expressway can be seen at the top of the photo. The Complete 540 project, which will extend the toll road 28.8 miles to the south and turn east to complete the loop around Raleigh, broke ground in November 2019. Photo Credit: North Carolina DOT Aviation Unit

In December 2012, the North Carolina Turnpike Authority (NCTA) opened the six-lane, 18.8-mile Triangle Expressway. The state’s first modern, all-…

April 01, 2021

I don’t suppose very many people consider infrastructure, or even the idea of infrastructure, in the course of discussions or debates or platforms on…

April 01, 2021
Michigan DOT engaged in one of its first ultra-thin asphalt overlay trial projects, which took place on U.S. 127
As shown above, in 2004 the Michigan DOT engaged in one of its first ultra-thin asphalt overlay trial projects, which took place on U.S. 127, a four-lane divided highway that is a well-traveled route for Michiganders, in partnership with Rieth-Riley Construction. MDOT would return to this same stretch of roadway 17 years later to check on its condition.

The U.S. has over 3 million miles of paved public roadways. Our nation’s vast roadway system connects citizens to goods, services, and one another,…

April 01, 2021

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In this latest episode of our ongoing series, Senior Managing Editor Brian W. Budzynski speaks with Alison…

April 08, 2021 / 0:12:44

In this latest episode of our ongoing series, Senior Managing Editor Brian W. Budzynski speaks with Alison…

April 08, 2021 / 0:12:44

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Infrastructure Insider - June 2020: A conversation with Obama-era FHWA Chief Counsel Fred Wagner

In this edition of Roads & Bridges Media's Infrastructure Insider, we talk with former Federal Highway…

June 24, 2020

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Sacramento SmaRT Ride vehicle
Sacramento SmaRT Ride vehicle. Image: Sacramento Regional Transit District

Microtransit is a form of transportation known as demand-response, in which customer demand determines the routes that are provided. Those routes can…

April 10, 2021
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