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: 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?
Blog Entry October 12, 2014
- NEW POLL: According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, national transportation systems possess a significant risk of cybersecurity breaches but the U.S. DOT lacks the initiative to mitigate the threat to a satisfactory level. What can they do?
- 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?
- New poll: A seven-way intersection in East Longmeadow, Mass., is in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the most dangerous in the U.S. It averages an accident a day. It has been this way for years. Are you surprised the problem has not been fixed
- New poll: North Carolina passed a law last week that bans transgenders from using bathrooms and locker rooms that do not match their original gender. In response, U.S. DOT threatened the loss of federal highway funds. Should the U.S. DOT make this threat?
- New poll: Officials in Virginia are concerned if they toll I-95 the poorest region in the state would have to absorb an additional financial burden. VDOT is toying with the idea of offering a discount. Is this a good idea?