Infrastructure

Starting with planning and funding, through ground breaking, and up to completion, whether it's bridge construction, roads and highways, airport, public work projects, or energy construction, keep informed about infrastructure developments locally and around the world.



New Vermont Transportation Bill to Bring Several Projects to Franklin County

Driving around Franklin County, Vt., there is a good chance motorists will see a few construction crews out on the roads this summer. For the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans), it is all part of the 2022 construction season, and this year, the statehouse in Montpelier is budgeting historic amounts for what is coming up next over the next four years....


SW Pennsylvania Transit Plan Allocates $1.5B for Bridge, Infrastructure Upgrades

Roads and bridges in southwestern Pennsylvania will see a $300 million boost in funding because of 2021's federal infrastructure funding law, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported June 16. The extra money is included in a regional plan for $1.5 billion in transportation projects that is set to be approved June 27 by the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC)....


Washout on U.S. Highway 1 in Maine from Floods, Beaver Dam, Could Soon Be Fixed

Supply chain difficulties and uncooperative weather have extended the repairs to a busy section of roadway in northern Aroostook County, Maine, that washed out in late May, a project spokesperson told the Bangor Daily Times....


Pair of Sinkholes on Major Maryland Roadways to Soon Be Repaired

Highway officials in Maryland were on the scene in suburban Washington, D.C., June 15 to assess damage from the latest sinkhole to strike the state's congested highway system since May. The most recent damage was formed on Interstate 270 when a damaged drainage pipe under the highway caused the 20-ft.-wide hole to form on the southbound lanes of the highway near I-370 in the Gaithersburg area, prompting transportation officials to shut down the lanes....


MDOT Rebuilds I-275 Near Detroit

I-275 is a major thoroughfare that skirts the western edge of Detroit and serves as a major north-south corridor for traffic flowing from Ohio to Metro Detroit and beyond. Several segments of the road are in their death throes....


When it Comes to Safe, Sustainable Infrastructure, Better Won't Arrive Out of the Blue

If you are not trying to do something different, are you really doing anything at all?It's been almost eight years since the Georgia Legislature dedicated a stretch of highway in the southwestern part of the state to Ray C....


Ohio Ups Annual Allocation for Local Bridge Projects

Gov. Mike DeWine recently announced an annual increase in funding allocations for local bridge projects by more than $47 million for the next five years, bringing Ohio's annual investment in county and municipal bridges to more than $112 million per year....


Sealand Constructors Leads Lengthy I-390 Resurfacing Project

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is investing $32 million to resurface and improve 44 lane mi. of I-390 from Route 5/20 (Exit 10) to I-90 (Exit 12) in the towns of Henrietta, Rush and Avon in the Genesee Valley Region (Monroe and Livingston counties)....


Louisiana Road Project to Help Drivers in Busy Ascension Parish

Shawn D. Wilson, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), was joined by other state and local officials June 10 to celebrate the start of construction of an expansion of Louisiana Highway 44, including a roundabout project, in Ascension Parish....


Officials Announce West Seattle Bridge Could Reopen By Fall

SEATTLE (AP) The West Seattle Bridge could finally reopen this fall after it was abruptly closed in 2020, bringing relief to the residents of Seattle's southwest peninsula. The city's department of transportation said recently it's planning for the week of Sept....