protesters blocking bridge

Judge tosses cases involving Omaha protesters who blocked bridge

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OMAHA, Neb. — A judge has dismissed cases against 25 people who were arrested and jailed for blocking traffic at a bridge during a...
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Owner of New York trucking company charged for lying to U.S. Department of Transportation

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ROCHESTER, NY — Tony Kirik, 39, of Rochester, New York, is facing criminal charges for allegedly making false statements to the Federal Motor Carrier...
Trucks at Loves

Love’s celebrates truckers with 12 Days of Christmas giveaway

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OKLAHOMA CITY — During Love’s Travel Stops’ 12 Days of Christmas giveaway from Nov. 27 to Dec. 8, truckers can visit Love’s Facebook page and...
CBP Liquid Meth

Border agents discover $25 million in liquid meth concealed in tractor-trailer hauling corn husks

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PHARR, Texas — Earlier this month, agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge cargo...
Locked Cargo Container

Sensitech offers tips to prevent drivers, carriers from becoming victims of holiday theft

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AUSTIN, Texas — Holiday weekends bring notoriously high risks for both manufacturers and the freight industry. Organized cargo theft rings will be extremely active...
IB Perrine Bridge

Idaho transportation agency plans third bridge across Snake River near Twin Falls

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TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Officials from Jerome and Twin Falls counties in Idaho have announced plans to build a third rim-to-rim bridge over the...
World Trade Bridge Laredo Texas

CBP pilot program to route empty CMVs entering U.S. from Mexico to Columbia-Solidarity Bridge

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LAREDO, Texas — Beginning Dec. 7, 2020, empty northbound tractor-trailers, entering the U.S. from Mexico will be routed to the Columbia-Solidarity Bridge as part...
Loves West Memphis Arkansas

New Love’s locations add truck parking spaces, driver amenities to Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois

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OKLAHOMA CITY — With the opening of three new travel stops, Love’s is now serving even more customers in Arkansas, Georgia and Illinois.The West Memphis,...
Fracking

As election certification continues, trucking industry awaits impact from likely administration change

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More than two weeks after the Nov. 3 election, President Donald Trump has yet to concede the race. Former Vice President Joe Biden, the...
Mile Long Bridge Overview

Northbound lanes of Illinois Tollway’s new Mile Long Bridge scheduled to open this week

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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — The northbound lanes of the new Mile Long Bridge could be open to traffic as early as this evening (Nov....
Mobile Interstate 10 Bridge

Proposed I-10 bridge construction spanning Alabama’s Mobile River, Mobile Bay back on table

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MOBILE, Ala. — The idea of constructing a new bridge to span the Mobile River is back on the table on Alabama's coast, where...
Oregon Truck Crash

Wrong-way trucker collides with oncoming tractor-trailer on Oregon interstate, arrested on DUI charges

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COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The operator of a 2020 International tractor-trailer was arrested Sunday, Nov. 22, after driving the wrong way on Interstate 5...
West Seattle Bridge DOT

Seattle mayor elects to repair, not replace, the West Seattle Bridge

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SEATTLE — Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said the city will repair, instead of replace, the West Seattle Bridge, a critical link between that community...
Road Fading into Sunset

North Dakota ranks best in annual highway conditions report; New Jersey at bottom of...

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LOS ANGELES — North Dakota has the nation’s most cost-effective state-owned road systems, while New Jersey is ranked at the bottom, according to the...
581 pounds of meth

Friday the 13th border bust: Officers discover more than $11 million worth of meth...

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PHARR, Texas — Friday the 13th was extremely unlucky for a commercial driver hauling a load of broccoli from Mexico to the U.S. when...
A bill has been introduced in Utah’s state legislature that could protect drivers who accidentally injure or kill protestors while fleeing in fear for his or her life.

Utah bill may exonerate some who accidentally injure protesters

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SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah state representative has proposed a bill that may exonerate drivers who accidentally kill or injure protesters while fleeing...
Brent Spence Bridge Nov 11 AP Photo

Repairs on Brent Spence Bridge under way; Kentucky transportation agency outlines official detours for...

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COVINGTON, Ky. — Repairs on the Brent Spence Bridge, which carries Interstate 71/75 across the Ohio River between Kentucky and Ohio, are under way....
2000th CAT Scale Ribbon Cutting

CAT Scale celebrates opening of company’s 2,000th location

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WALCOTT, Iowa — On Nov. 18, the CAT Scale Co. opened a new truck scale at the Road Ranger in Marion, Illinois, marking the company’s...
Lynard Skynard Memorial

Mississippi adds road signs on Interstate 55 for Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash site

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GILLSBURG, Miss. — Lynyrd Skynyrd, the rock band famous for "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Free Bird," now has highway signs pointing to the site...
CBP Seizes Marijuana

Border agents discover marijuana valued at nearly $600k hidden in tractor-trailer

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LAREDO, Texas — On Nov. 15, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents assigned to the Freer Station checkpoint seized 373 pounds of marijuana, with...