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Arizona DOT opens new bridge at Hell Canyon

ADOT says the new bridge is 65 feet longer, 17 feet wider and better able to handle commercial traffic than the 62-year-old bridge it replaces.

Western I-10 states form coalition to increase safety, efficiency along route

The goal of the coalition is to remove “friction” from the corridor, such as the variety of commercial vehicle permitting and inspection practices in each state, in order to make ...

Texas cutting truck tolls on Hwy 130 later this year to divert traffic from I-35

Trucks with both TxTag and Pay-By-Mail will save 33 percent on SH 130/SH 45 SE from the I-35 exit in Georgetown to US 183 exit in Buda between April 18 ...

Annual DOT report shows more than 58,500 U.S. bridges are ‘structurally deficient’

ARTBA found that approximately 9.5 percent of America’s 610,000 bridges are classified as structurally deficient, yet these bridges are crossed nearly 204 million times each day.

Moving on the Interstate of Things

The Internet of Things in transportation is expanding the possibilities to make drivers and trucks more efficient and safe.

Controversial trucks-only toll signed into law by R.I. governor

With the bill signed into law, drivers of class 8 trucks will pay a maximum of $20 to travel through the state along Interstate 95 one-way. Each electronic toll gantry ...

Rhode Island’s controversial trucks-only toll plan approved by state legislature, governor expected to sign

Rhode Island is one step closer to enacting the nation’s only toll policy that targets only Class 8 trucks. Trucking groups have spoken out loudly against the plan in recent ...

N.Y. floats highway plan that would freeze truck toll costs on 500-mile Thruway

Truckers using the New York State Thruway (I-90 & I-87) could see savings on tolls for the next several years if a $22 billion plan proposed by the governor is ...

R.I. reconsiders truck-only tolls

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo’s truck-only toll proposal faces increased opposition when legislators return to work this week.

Rhode Island trucking group to lawmakers: Show us the docs on trucks-only toll plan

RITA President Christopher Maxwell said he made the Nov. 30 request after state officials ignored previous inquires. He said the state's governor is asking assembly members to make a $1 ...

House overwhelmingly passes joint long-term highway bill

The U.S. House of Representatives approved the five-year, $305 billion highway-funding bill that was agreed upon by a conference committee Dec. 1.