Florida Copes with Flooded Roads

Florida Copes with Flooded Roads

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA More than two dozen major Florida roadways remained closed or restricted due to flooding, downed power lines, debris and other problems caused by Hurricane Irma, which made landfall Sept. 10. Elsewhere, regular road and bridge...
Florida DOT & Private Contractors Brace for Irma

Florida DOT & Private Contractors Brace for Irma

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Sept. 6 ordered road and bridge contractors to halt their work in preparation for this weekend’s anticipated landfall of Hurricane Irma. Construction operations are suspended...
First Span of New NY Bridge Set to Open

First Span of New NY Bridge Set to Open

By Eileen Houlihan, senior writer/editor, ARTBA The New NY Bridge, a $4 billion replacement of the Tappan Zee Bridge across the Hudson River 30 miles north of Manhattan, is expected to partially open to traffic on Aug. 25. The New York State Thruway Authority and...