Three compete for Owner-Operator of the Year, cross-border program lawsuits advance, turnpike rates rise, Baltimore bridge tolls rising and many more industry news items are featured.
Turnpike toll rates in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey will increase Jan. 1.
The shutdowns are taking place on 12 miles near Lansdale and will last through November.
Plainfield and Blue Mountain have closed and South Somerset will close Sept. 12 for nine months.
Tolls on most Pennsylvania toll roads will increase 3 percent for E-ZPass customers and 10 percent for cash payers.
The FMCSA changes hours policy, Obama orders heavy-truck fuel standards, an owner-operator recognition program and much more are featured.
The cost to use an electrification module per hour is about the same as a gallon of diesel fuel.
The state is holding public hearings to solicit ideas for ways to reduce a $3.5-billion gap in transportation funding.
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