Rhode Island's two United States senators, along with its congressmen, were joined by other state and local leaders Sept. 2 on the side of State Route 146 in Smithfield to announce much-needed improvements to the roadway, made possible by a federal $65 million INFRA grant.
In what's considered the fastest delivery of a project of its size in Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) history, construction crews are making steady progress on the I-25 South Gap project. The Gap is an 18-mi. stretch of Interstate 25 from south of Castle Rock to Monument.
A multifaceted, $350 million highway project will give Iowa its first turbine interchange while, according to planners, improving capacity and safety and reducing congestion and delays on a major crossroads for both Iowa and the rest of the nation.
"The Interstate 80/380 Interchange is one of the busiest interchanges in the region," said Cathy Cutler, transportation planner for the Iowa Department of Transportation.
Deputy Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Brandye Hendrickson and Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter commemorated the historic approval of a $90.2 million grant that will help fund the expansion of Interstate 84 in Canyon County.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao joined Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas, U.S. Representative Thomas Massie, Boone County Judge Executive Gary Moore and other business leaders and officials on Aug. 24 at the Boone County campus of Gateway Community and Technical College to celebrate a proposed $67.5 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant.