highways

Video: Seeing that you’re driving blind

| December 17, 2013

The video shows that what is superficially doing two things at once – driving and talking on the phone – is really just switching between two activities.

Where’s the ‘public outcry’ for better roads and bridges?

| November 26, 2013

One primary problem with road and bridge improvements and expansions is that the Highway Trust Fund is going broke.

Conference: U.S. needs to shore up infrastructure funding for better roads, better economy

| November 21, 2013

The Highway Trust Fund will likely be completely dried up by 2015, and the U.S. must act to shore up funding both for improved infrastructure but also for overall health of the U.S. economy, speakers ...

Increased federal weight limits: Voices against

| November 19, 2013

Cary Goodman, Dan Gerster weigh in -- no pun intended -- on the notion of increasing federal weight limits to 97,000 lbs. with the addition of a third trailer axle. What do you think?

VIDEO: I-5 Skagit River bridge replacement slides into place

| September 30, 2013

Time-lapse video shows the elaborate work that went into putting the Skagit River I-5 Bridge's permanent span into place September 14-15, following collapse earlier in the year.

The best and worst from a Southeast out-and-back

| August 06, 2013

A few notes on highway observations between Little Rock, Ark., and Chesterfield, S.C., taking I-40 on the way east and I-20 heading west.

Gators, mailboxes, clowns and other road debris

| August 02, 2013

Have you ever had to dodge "a guy in full clown makeup and a guy with a snake wrapped around his neck stopped, both out of their cars and arguing in the fast lane? No?"

N.C. governor signs anti-tolling bill

| July 02, 2013

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed last week a bill into law that will prohibit the state from tolling existing Interstate lanes.

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