One on one: Idaho’s Brian Ness

One on one: Idaho’s Brian Ness

(Editor’s Note: This feature appears in the January/February issue of Transportation Builder magazine, which this year is highlighting state transportation department leaders. These features are additions to our other ongoing information-sharing tools for the public...
Kevin J. Thibault Named Florida DOT Secretary

Kevin J. Thibault Named Florida DOT Secretary

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) has appointed Kevin J. Thibault secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Thibault is the former Southeast Regional senior vice president at ARTBA member firm TranSystems...
Virginia Seeks $2.2 Billion for I-81 Improvements

Virginia Seeks $2.2 Billion for I-81 Improvements

Congestion on Interstate 81 in Virginia. By Quintin McClellan, research specialist, ARTBA Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) and several Republican state legislators intend to introduce legislation that would implement tolls along Interstate 81 to generate an estimated...
Major Roads in N.C. & S.C. Remain Flooded from Florence

Major Roads in N.C. & S.C. Remain Flooded from Florence

Flooded street in North Carolina. NCDOT photo By Eileen Houlihan, senior writer/editor, ARTBA Widespread flooding from Hurricane Florence has closed hundreds of roads across North Carolina and South Carolina, including portions of major arteries I-95 and I-40. ARTBA...