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: Rather than find a way to increase funding, the Tennessee DOT is asking officials at the local level to find cheaper ways to build roads and bridges. Do you think this will be an effective strategy?
Blog Entry December 02, 2013
- New poll: Officials overseeing construction of the new $6.4 billion Bay Bridge have set up a smaller, cheaper PR operation for less than $1M after dumping a $10M contract with MegaProject Studios, led by Bart Ney. Is this a smart decision?
- 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: Officials at the local level in Kane County, Ill., are willing to charge a toll to cross a bridge that is not part of the interstate or a state route. Do you agree?
- New poll: According to rumors out of Washington, D.C., annual funding for the next multiyear highway bill will be less than current levels. Do you believe this will be the case?
- New poll: The U.S. DOT is now predicting the Highway Trust Fund will be below the critical $4 billion mark in July. Most predicted it would reach this low-water mark in August. Do you think it could happen earlier than July?