Missouri Gets $2 Million for Emergency Road Repairs

Missouri Gets $2 Million for Emergency Road Repairs

March 20, 2019, view of I-29 at mile marker 104 in Missouri. Missouri DOT photo.  By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The U.S. Department of Transportation May 3 made available $2 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway...
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...