Louisiana Roads and Bridges Need Major Investment

Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested or lack some desirable safety features cost Louisiana motorists a total of $7.6 billion statewide annually – as much as $2,431 per driver in some areas – due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays. Increased investment in transportation improvements at the local, state and federal levels could relieve traffic…

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TRIP: Colorado Roads, Bridges Increasingly Deteriorated

Colorado’s congested and deteriorated transportation network threatens to diminish quality of life and hamper economic growth and recovery in one of the fastest growing states in the nation, according to a new report released by TRIP, a Washington, D.C.-based national transportation research nonprofit. Increased investment in transportation improvements at the local, state and federal levels could relieve traffic congestion, improve…

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Maine’s Roads, Bridges Need Massive Investment

Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested or lack some desirable safety features cost Maine motorists a total of $1.3 billion statewide annually – as much as $1,561 per driver in some urban areas – due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays. Increased investment in transportation improvements at the local, state and federal levels could relieve…

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New York Bridge Report Underscores Safety Issues

Ten percent of bridges in New York state are rated in poor/structurally deficient condition, according to a new report released by TRIP, a Washington, D.C.-based national transportation research nonprofit. This includes bridges 20 ft. or longer. A bridge is rated poor/structurally deficient if there is significant deterioration of the bridge deck, supports or other major components.

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