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I-10, I-12 in Louisiana reopen after flooding, parts of I-15 in CA closed for wildfire

I-10 and I-12 in Louisiana have reopened following historic flooding around the Baton Rouge area, and portions of I-15 near San Bernardino, Calif., remain closed due to a wildfire.

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ATRI program aims to ease congestion along major truck freight corridors

After an April report from ATRI that found congestion cost the trucking industry nearly $50 billion in 2014, the group set out to address such congestion through an Integrated Corridor Management (ICM) program.

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Republican, Democratic platforms mum on trucking but for infrastructure investment plans

The two major political parties in the U.S. said very little about trucking in their official 2016 platforms. The two also offer different paths forward for the country's transportation infrastructure. Details here...

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Fiery two-truck crash on I-55 near Chicago halts highway traffic

An accident involving two tractor-traoilers and multiple cars on I-55 in Chicago near Cicero resulted in one fatality, according to local reports, and halted traffic on both sides of the Interstate for hours.

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Dust storms causing reduced visibility along I-10 in Arizona

When dust storms occur, ADOT says to "Pull Aside, Stay Alive," and to pull off the highway as soon as it's safe to do so.

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Iowa DOT closing 16 miles of I-35 for four nights this week

The installation of a temporary barrier rail on the interstate will require portions of I-35 between exit 52 and exit 68 to be closed from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. four nights this week.

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Wider, more truck-friendly bridge opens on AZ 89 at Hell Canyon

The Hell Canyon Bridge, located about 18 miles north of Chino Valley between Prescott and Ash Fork, will carry about 3,400 vehicles each day, according to ADOT.

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Trucks banned from section of I-95 in Philly next month for DNC

Commercial trucks weighing more than five tons will be prohibited from traveling between Exit 13 and Exit 22 on I-95 in Philadelphia from Saturday, July 23 at noon until midday Friday, July 29 because of the Democratic National Convention.

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DOT looking to ban trucks from Kentucky highway due to frequency of truck crashes

FHWA says the predominant crash type seen on KY 151 involves trucks veering off the road where the road and shoulders are too narrow for trucks.

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Four-state coalition forms to increase freight efficiency on I-10

Transportation officials from Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas signed an agreement June 2 to establish the I-10 Corridor Coalition to make it easier to move freight through these states.

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