highways

House set to force Senate’s hand on short-term highway bill

The House has introduced another short-term highway funding patch, and it plans to pass the legislation Wednesday and then leave town, forcing the Senate to forego its attempt to pass a long-term highway bill before the August recess.

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I-10 bridge collapse costing trucking industry $2.5 million per day, ATRI says

The collapse of the I-10 Tex Wash bridge in California has not only delayed truckers heading East on the route, but it is also costing the trucking industry big bucks each day to detour around the collapsed Interstate bridge, ATRI says.

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Senate highway bill that would remove CSA scores moves step closer to passage, House hesitant

The six-year DRIVE Act would remove from public view major chunks of FMCSA's CSA carrier ranking program. It would also map out highway funding for six years. The House, however, has signaled it's not ready to take up the bill just yet.

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Shutting down this weekend: I-40 in Nashville

Bridge work downtown in Nashville will see the entire "South Loop" through downtown shut down nightly through Monday next week.

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I-10 bridge in California collapses after heavy rains, CalTrans recommends detours

Heavy rains over the weekend in Southern California caused a section of Interstate 10 to collapse Sunday about 50 miles from the Arizona border. Travel has been cut off through that section of I-10, but the California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) announced Tuesday the westbound side of the bride will open to two-way traffic Friday, July 24 at noon Pacific Time. "Crews will strengthen the westbound side of the bridge in order to allow two-way traffic – ...

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Senate this week could vote on highway bill that would remove CSA scores from public view

The six-year DRIVE Act would be the first multi-year bill since 2012’s MAP-21, which was just a two-year funding measure. The bill also is packed full of regulatory changes, with some notable stabs by Congress at the CSA carrier-scoring program.

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House votes to extend highway funding through end of year

The House passed Wednesday another short-term highway funding bill, as the current short-term patch is set to expire July 31.

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Congress, with time expiring, introduces another highway bill patch

The House introduced late Monday another short-term highway funding patch — the third since MAP-21’s expiration last year — that would extend funding through the end of the year. The current highway funding patch is set to expire July 31.

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Michigan: Nightly I-94 closure starts Friday, more highway haps

Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, to accommodate bridge removal I-94 in Michigan will be closed, with traffic rerouted off at Exit 92 and back to the interstate.

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A Nevada U.S. 95 rest area closed July 9-10, more highway haps

The Searchlight rest area on U.S. 95 in Nevada will close July 9-10 for facilities repairs. More updates from the state, Missouri, Colorado and others for the coming days.

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