Tag: Highway Construction

Construction Processes, Financial

TxDOT Announces Ten-Year, $85B Highway Spending Plan

August 31, 2022

Via: ENR

The Texas Dept. of Transportation (TxDOT) will spend a record $85 billion on highway construction over the next ten years, under the state’s 2023 Unified Transportation Plan (UTP) announced Aug. 29. Developed in collaboration with elected officials, local planning organizations […]


‘We’re sitting ducks’: Road builders report increase in collisions

May 26, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Highway construction workers often do their jobs within inches of speeding vehicles and potential sideswipes. It’s dangerous, and the numbers aren’t trending in the right direction. “You don’t realize what a rearview mirror at 45, 55, 65 miles an hour […]


Oklahoma DOT opens I-235/I-44 interchange after three years of highway construction

March 8, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

Oklahoma transportation officials recently celebrated the opening of the I-235/I-44 interchange in Oklahoma City after three years of highway construction. This is a critical interchange for the state capital that moves nearly 100,000 vehicles daily between the northern portion of […]


I-25 South Gap project in Colorado enters final year of construction

September 30, 2021

Via: Roads & Bridges

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) this week announced the I-25 South Gap project has entered its fourth and final year of highway construction. The 18-mile I-25 South Gap project between Castle Rock and Monument will deliver a new express […]


Iowa DOT releases five-year transportation improvement program

May 17, 2021

Via: Roads & Bridges

The Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) last week presented the Iowa Transportation Commission with its draft FY 2022-2026 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program. The program documents investments in Iowa’s multimodal transportation system covering aviation, public transit, railroads, trails, and highways. […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Environmental reviews, citizen concerns have driven up highway construction costs

July 17, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In the draft of Brooks’ and Liscow’s study, the two also point to higher-income communities or coalitions that demand more expensive highways as a reason for rising costs. This is because, according to the researchers, demand for many goods increases […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Uncategorized

Louisiana Receives $80M Federal Windfall For Highway Construction

September 24, 2018

Via: ENR

Louisiana highway projects will get an extra $80 million boost from redistributed federal highway funds that other states did not spend. State officials say this is the largest amount of redistributed federal funds the state has ever received, although this […]