MONTGOMERY, Ala. — An ambitious plan to pump $1 billion over 10 years into building new roads and bridges and repairing old ones moved a step closer to passing the Alabama Legislature on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The federal government has rejected Pennsylvania’s application to turn Interstate 80 into a toll highway, Gov. Ed Rendell said Tuesday, eliminating a key source of money to pay for highway, bridge and mass transit projects across the state.
LOS ANGELES — A state appeals court panel on Tuesday ordered that murder charges be reinstated against a trucker whose runaway big rig killed a man and his 12-year-old daughter near Los Angeles.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Motorists traveling on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway (Interstate 95/495 North from Virginia toward Maryland) should prepare for potentially heavy traffic impacts during the weekend of April 9-11 as the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project plans to shift lanes outward onto new roadway between the Eisenhower Connector and the Telegraph Road interchange.
WASHINGTON — Diesel prices across the U.S. have been over $3.00 a gallon this year in some regions, but the U.S. average had not been that high since 2008. Today’s U.S. weekly retail on-highway diesel price was up 7.6 cents from last week to $3.015 per gallon, according to the Energy Information Administration.