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White House again pushes tolling, suggests trucking doesn’t pay enough for highways

A report issued last week by the White House reiterates the Trump Administration’s stance that tolling should be a prime mechanism for boosting highway funding. The report also says that ...

Georgia looks to add trucks-only lanes on I-75 south of Atlanta

The preliminary proposal has the lanes going northbound from approximately the I-75/I-475 interchange near Macon to the McDonough area just south of Atlanta.

Trump releases infrastructure plan that calls on tolls, state money to pick up the tab

President Trump on Monday unveiled his administration’s long-teased plan to revamp U.S. infrastructure funding, calling for leaning more heavily on funding from the private sector and from states and localities, ...

Alleged Trump infrastructure plan calls for expanding interstate tolling

A six-page document circling the web the past day, being billed as a leak of the Trump Administration's outline for an infrastructure funding plan, calls for greater tolling of U.S ...

ATA looking to block implementation of Rhode Island’s trucks-only toll plan

ATA President and CEO Chris Spear said the group “will exhaust every legislative, regulatory and legal avenue to defeat the implementation of the tolling portion of RhodeWorks and prevent this ...

Plan for trucks-only tolls in Rhode Island delayed into 2018

Upon receiving this feedback, the FHWA determines if impact from tolling is sufficient to merit an environmental impact statement. Longtime toll opponent Chris Maxwell, president of Rhode Island Trucking Association, ...

Trump calls for Congress to adopt his private highway plan

Notably for trucking, Trump’s plan also calls for a repeal of the tolling ban on existing Interstate lanes and privatizing rest areas.

Trucking groups question Trump’s push for highway privatization

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year has drawn tepid reactions from some trucking groups, particularly over his call for allowing greater tolling efforts on U.S. Interstates.

Georgia plans to reopen I-85 by Monday

Georgia DOT Commissioner Russell McMurry said in the press conference the northbound bridge could open as soon as Saturday and the southbound bridge on Sunday, weather permitting.

R.I. official: First of state’s trucks-only tolls to be operational by December

A contractor for the state will begin building and installing the toll gantries on the northbound and southbound sides of I-95 near Hopkinton and Richmond, as well as near Exeter. ...

Georgia eyes June 15 for I-85 reopening

In a press conference Tuesday morning, GDOT officials said they plan to have the section of interstate that collapsed following a fire reopened by June 15, approximately 10 weeks from ...

DOT issues $10M in emergency funds to repair collapsed I-85 overpass

The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued $10 million in emergency funds to the state of Georgia to help initiate repairs on the section of Interstate 85 that collapsed Thursday ...