American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials


Financially Stressed PennDOT Should Get $410M from New Bill

Pennsylvania will benefit from a new target of funding in the federal stimulus package approved Dec. 21: state departments of transportation, where financially beleaguered PennDOT is expected to receive $410.1 million....


Vecellio Group Chief Honored With National Highway Progress Award

Leo A. Vecellio Jr., chairman, president and CEO of West Palm Beach, Fla. based Vecellio Group Inc. , and past chairman of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), is the 2020 recipient of the George S....


FDOT Projects Receive Recognition From America's Transportation Awards

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) received two regional awards for the S.R. 82 Widening Project and SunTrax Phase 1 from the Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) as part of the annual America's Transportation Awards competition....


State DOTs Would Get $15B in Phase 4 COVID-19 Bill

A $3 trillion, 1,815-page COVID-19 relief measure proposed by the House of Representatives on May 12 contains $15 billion in stopgap funds for state departments of transportation – well below the nearly $50 billion the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials projects state DOTs will need to continue operations in the face of drastic falloffs in motor fuel tax revenues, toll road receipts, and other funding sources....


GDOT Commissioner Heads AASHTO Highway Council

Russell McMurry, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation, has been appointed to a two-year term as chair of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Council on Highways and Streets....


TRB Names ITD Director to Its Executive Committee

Idaho Transportation Department Director Brian Ness was recently named to the executive committee of the 2018 Transportation Research Board (TRB). The TRB is a unit of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, and serves as an independent adviser to the President of the United States, the Congress and federal and state agencies on scientific and technical transportation issues of national importance....


AASHTO Expresses Strong Support for FHWA Administrator Nominee Trombino

The White House announced it has nominated Paul Trombino, former Iowa Department of Transportation director and former president of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, to lead the Federal Highway Administration....






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