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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.