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 recent Illinois DOT analysis has indicated certain bridges on Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive are “intolerable” and have “advanced deterioration” and “significant section loss.” There are no plans to repair or replace them. Does this surprise you?
Blog Entry September 09, 2013
- NEW POLL: A recent study found that roundabout intersections are safer, but Americans are reluctant to embrace them. Would you be opposed to seeing more roundabout intersections knowing they are the safer option compared to traditional intersections?
- New poll: The U.S. DOT extended its Projects of National and Regional Significance Survey an additional 45 days after limited response in its initial iteration. Is this a surprise?
- New poll: Missouri voters rejected a proposed sales-tax increase that would have generated $5.4 billion in road and bridge funding over the next 10 years. Are you surprised it was turned down?
- BRIDGES: Chicago’s famous Lake Shore Drive full of crumbling bridges
- New poll: Nevada officials are considering a P3 for Project Neon that carries an “availability payment” option. NDOT will depend on funding from the feds to pay back the road builder when certain milestones are hit. Do you foresee any payment problems?