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: 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?
Blog Entry May 06, 2013
- New poll: Several states may lose federal highway funding for not requiring interstate truckers to provide proof they are healthy to operate a truck. Do you think these states will implement the new rule by the Jan. 30 deadline?
- New poll: There are over $2 billion in unused earmarked federal funds. States may be eligible for the money, but they have to be used on projects within 50 miles of the originally targeted project. Should states be limited to how they use these funds?
- New poll: States are holding National Work-Zone Awareness Week events. How effective do you think these campaigns are in terms of getting motorists to slow down in construction areas?
- NEW POLL: Railroad agencies are asking Congress for a three-year extension on the deadline to install positive train control systems, or else train lines will, they claim, have to shut down. Was the Dec. 31, 2015 deadline enough...
- 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?