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: 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: 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?
- New poll: Of the proposals in President Obama’s budget proposal of last week, which do you think is the most likely to be passed by Congress?
- New poll: U.S. 34 in Colo. was hit hard by the September flood, and opened two weeks ahead of schedule. CDOT is now considering a long-term fix for the road to prevent future flood damage, and an overlay is being discussed. Do you agree?
- New poll: Last week, the Arizona DOT used a picture of blurry images on S.R. 260 and asked users on its Twitter feed if it was Bigfoot’s family. ADOT says it uses humor to drive traffic to the site. Should a DOT use social media just to get hits?