City officials broke ground on the $7.95 million Janesville Transit Services Center that is designed to serve the city and surrounding region’s transportation needs.
U.S. military to boost alternative-fuel vehicles, Navigant predicts
The numbers of electric, natural gas and biofuel vehicles are growing in Colorado, but the move to alternative-fuel vehicles is a lot bigger at the U.S. Department of Defense, according to a new report from Boulder-based Navigant Research.
New thrill ride among options Canon City considers for Royal Gorge Bridge & Park rebuild
The Canon City Public Works Committee heard a presentation on a possible new thrill attraction as the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park looks to rebuild after the Royal Gorge fire that destroyed most of the park in June.
Building America’s Future Marks 80th Anniversary of the Public Works Administration, Endorses Rep. Rahall’s SAFE Bridges Act, Encourages Long Term Infrastructure Investment
Washington, DC—July 11, 2013—As the nation marks the 80th anniversary of the Public Works Administration, Building America’s Future co-chair and former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell endorsed new legislation to address the nation’s backlog of deficient bridges. Standing with Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV), Rendell urged Congress to pass the Strengthen and Fortify Existing Bridges Act (SAFE Bridges Act) in order to modernize and rebuild many of the nation’s worst bridges.
Reforms Important, Implementation Critical, ARTBA Tells Congress
Reforming the environmental review process for transportation projects has been a 15-year evolution, and a new bill, RAPID Act of 2013, attempts to use lessons learned from the transportation infrastructure arena as a guide for similar reforms in other…
Latest Colorado Highway 13 project north of Rifle unveiled
Improvements to Colorado Highway 13 north of Rifle will include about 12 wildlife underpasses designed to accommodate deer and elk.
I-70 to close for three days for bridge work
Motorists are being told to plan ahead for the closure of Interstate 70 over three days later this month. Starting at 10 p.m. July 19, and continuing until 5 a.m. July 22, the Colorado Department of Transportation will close both directions of I-70 between Interstate 25 and Federal Boulevard for bridge work, according to a CDOT press release.
CDOT’s Don Hunt Discusses State’s Transportation Funding Shortfall – July 10, 2013…
Hunt tells Transportation TV, CDOT has been dismantling and systematically rebuilding existing operating practices to improve customer service and overall efficiency.
“Our primary focus has been use practices and procedures that can help CDOT become a more dynamic organization,” said Hunt. However, he also says that without greater investment in Colorado’s transportation systems, state residents will see negative effects on their daily lives, the economy, and tourism.
$6.4 Million Infusion of State Money Speeds Omaha Road Repairs
Nearly a third of state road-repair money to be split between Nebraska cities will help repair 11 sections of state highway, nearly doubling road projects completed in 2013…
MoDOT approves $700 million transportation plan
The Missouri Department of Transportation’s $700 million, five-year program covering transportation projects planned by state, metro and regional planning agencies has been approved, but it’s mostly maintenance work.
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), covering 2014-2018, on Tuesday.