highways

Expansion of tolls on I-66 in Va. coming, general lanes to remain free for truckers

Express Mobility Partners will maintain one express lane and three regular lanes in each direction between the Beltway/I-495 and U.S. Route 29. Despite the new lanes being toll lanes, the general use lanes will remain free for truckers.

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Trump promises big on highway funding, could open door to more tolls and privatization

Trump said on the campaign trail he wants $1 trillion invested in U.S. infrastructure. Though he was mum on specifics, he did say he intends to incentivize private businesses to invest in infrastructure projects by offering them tax breaks. Such privatization of U.S. roads could lead to more tolls, says OOIDA's Todd Spencer. And: Readers react on regs promises.

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Voters approve infrastructure funding initiatives in several states

New Jersey, Illinois, Maine, Texas, Louisiana and Rhode Island voters approved measures in Tuesday's election to provide funding for infrastructure projects in their respective states.

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Drivewyze to add seven bypass locations in Michigan

The seven new bypass sites are located at weigh stations along I-69, I-75, I-94 and I-96, all major corridors to and from the state’s busiest international crossings, the Ambassador Bridge and the Blue Water Bridge, according to Drivewyze.

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Some I-15, U.S. 95 ramps in Vegas closed through February

The closures began Wednesday night, Oct. 26, on the I-15 south and northbound ramps to U.S. Highway 95, the I-15 south and northbound ramps to Martin Luther King Boulevard and the U.S. 95 northbound ramp to Martin Luther King Boulevard.

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U.S. DOT gives South Carolina $1M to repair roads damaged by Hurricane Matthew

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday the immediate availability of $1 million in emergency funds from the Federal Highway Administration to help begin road and bridge repairs damaged by Hurricane Matthew in South Carolina.

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I-95 South in N.C. closed for 16-mile section after series of truck-involved accidents

The North Carolina Department of Transportation says I-95 South is closed between exit 97 and exit 81 due to the three accidents and is expected to be reopened by Thursday evening after crews repair damage to the roadway. The northbound lanes were closed through early Thursday morning, but are now reopened.

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I-95 fully reopened throughout North Carolina

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has announced I-95 is completely open in both directions throughout the state.

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DOT wants zero traffic deaths within next 30 years, announces ‘Road to Zero’ coalition

Road to Zero partners hope to accelerate the development of advanced vehicle technologies, the DOT says, along with addressing infrastructure challenges of both today and the coming decades.

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Trucks caught in Charlotte protests this week as unrest spills onto Interstate 85

Photos and videos from Twitter and other social media show fires that were set near trucks and protesters attempting to loot cargo from trailers.

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