Sunday, April 22, 2018
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Georgia announces plan to build trucks-only freeway lanes into Atlanta

Georgia announces plan to build trucks-only freeway lanes into Atlanta

With one of the most congested metropolitan areas in the nation and a stretch of highway leading into it that is one of busiest trucking corridors, and expectations that both of these conditions to get substantially worse, the Georgia Department of Transportation have gone outside the lines to come up with a way to hopefully ease a future traffic nightmare.

Proposal to name Utah highway after President Trump gets pushback from state's Democrats

Proposal to name Utah highway after President Trump gets pushback from state's Democrats

SALT LAKE CITY — A proposal to name a Utah highway after President Donald Trump is getting pushback from state Democrats, including one who said Tuesday that he would suggest naming a ramp for porn star Stormy Daniels, who alleges she had a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006.

On-highway diesel average down 4th week in a row, below $3 a gallon at $2.992

On-highway diesel average down 4th week in a row, below $3 a gallon at $2.992

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) on-highway diesel average is back under $3 a gallon, having dropped from $3.063 a gallon February 12 to $2.992 a gallon March 5.

House infrastructure panel chair Bill Shuster says he hopes road fund bill can pass soon

House infrastructure panel chair Bill Shuster says he hopes road fund bill can pass soon

WASHINGTON — House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster told executives of state departments of transportation he hopes Congress can pass major new infrastructure investment legislation before its long August recess, or perhaps in a lame-duck session after the November elections.

Transportation Secretary Chao: Important for state, local entities to make road project decisions

Transportation Secretary Chao: Important for state, local entities to make road project decisions

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration believes that empowering decision-making on infrastructure projects at the state and local level is vitally important, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao told an assembled group of state transportation officials.

Report: Vehicle repairs from bad roads average 226% more than a 25-cent fuel tax hike

Report: Vehicle repairs from bad roads average 226% more than a 25-cent fuel tax hike

In 49 out of 50 states, households are paying more in vehicle maintenance right now from poor roads than they would be spending if Congress had increased the fuel tax by 25 cents and the money was being used on the infrastructure.

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