Roads and Bridges

Worker performing maintenance work on the Brooklyn Bridge, New York City

Feds Release $60 Billion for Roads, Bridges, and Carbon Reduction

The funding comes from last year’s infrastructure law and will be distributed among the states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

October 12, 2022 - The Hill

President of the United States

Mayoral Group to Work on Infrastructure with President Trump

The U.S. Conference of Mayors, eager to work with the White House on promised legislation regarding infrastructure, has created a task force to work with President Trump.

May 16, 2017 - The Hill

Atlanta Sprawl

Too Many Roads Already

Henry Grabar argues that the United States has already too many roads, and the burden of maintenance costs and the sprawl encouraged by road-building should make new roads and bridges the country's last priority.

April 13, 2017 - Slate

Crumbling road

New Trump Infrastructure Plan: A Trillion Dollars for New Roads Without Spending a Dime

Trump plans to authorize $137 billion in tax credits to private construction companies to build projects with tolls and other future cash streams to them to spur building and the economy.

November 7, 2016 - The Washington Post

Providence to Get Plan C for Highway Intersection Rebuild

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will go out to bid on a design-build contract to reconstruct the Routes 6 and 10 interchange in Providence, with the hope of completing construction in four years. Some will remember what might have been.

September 15, 2016 - Providence Journal

Report: Increase Gas Tax to Solve Illinois' $43 Billion Transportation Problem

There's good news and bad news in a new report on the state of transportation infrastructure in the state of Illinois.

April 6, 2016 - Chi.Streetsblog

Urban Explorers

The Great Debate: Which Infrastructure System Most Needs Repair?

The New York Times created a "Room for Debate" feature offering four points of view on the subject of infrastructure repair.

December 3, 2015 - The New York Times

Obama Pitching $300 Billion Plan to Fix Nation’s Roads, Bridges

The White House announced its intentions to propose a $300 billion plan to “address the funding crisis facing our surface transportation programs and to increase infrastructure investment.”

February 26, 2014 - The Hill

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