More Articles for Oklahoma

Asphalt crew scamming elderly out of thousands

Brian Ethridge - Nov 04, 2014

Asphalt crew scamming elderly out of thousands

  Law enforcement in Nebraska are warning residents of an asphalt crew that has already profited thousands from scamming elderly folks. According to reports, the crew quotes their customers a low price for brand new driveways. The crew then does a horrible ...

Read More...

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Brian Ethridge - Sep 05, 2014

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Road safety is always a concern, regardless of where you live. The good news is road fatalities across the United States are down 23 percent since 2005. The bad news: road fatalities still happen far too often. Michael Sivak, research professor ...

Read More...

GOP senators predict Highway Trust Fund solution

Brian Ethridge - Sep 02, 2014

GOP senators predict Highway Trust Fund solution

  Senators John Boozman (R-Ark.) and James Inhofe (R-Okla.) have predicted a long-term solution to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). They predict lawmakers will come up with an idea to fund U.S. transportation projects beyond the gas tax. “Coming up between now and ...

Read More...

TRIP: Oklahoma significantly improves infrastructure, but HTF insolvency ‘threatens further progress’

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 26, 2014

TRIP: Oklahoma significantly improves infrastructure, but HTF insolvency ‘threatens further progress’

Oklahoma has significantly improved its roads, bridges and highway safety since 2005, but “uncertainty about future federal funding threatens further progress,” according to a report released Thursday by national transportation research group TRIP. The report, “Modernizing Oklahoma's Transportation System: Progress and ...

Read More...

Oklahoma Legislature cuts transportation budget by $28.5 million

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 04, 2014

Oklahoma Legislature cuts transportation budget by $28.5 million

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) will experience $28.5 million in cuts in its fiscal year 2015 budget, Tulsa World reports. The cuts amount to a 5.5-percent reduction -- a loss of about $11 million in revenue from gas taxes. The total ...

Read More...

Oklahoma DOT looks to Caltrans for bridge assessment advice

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 22, 2014

Oklahoma DOT looks to Caltrans for bridge assessment advice

Bridges across the nation are aging, with many now well past their projected life spans. Oklahoma’s bridges are among those aging structures. In the "Better Bridges 2013 Bridge Inventory," Better Roads reported that 14 percent of the state’s 7,664 bridges were either ...

Read More...

Fun With Road Signs

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 03, 2013

Fun With Road Signs

While running the Emerald City Half Marathon in Dublin, Ohio, in late August, I managed to pass the miles by reading the amusing signs spectators made to cheer on friends and family – and the funny signs that some runners ...

Read More...

BOMAG to end Kewanee operations, relocate to southern U.S.

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 29, 2013

BOMAG to end Kewanee operations, relocate to southern U.S.

BOMAG Americas will discontinue manufacturing operations at its Kewanee, Illinois, plant by the end of 2014 and relocate to somewhere in the southern United States, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The new location has not yet ...

Read More...

Cat dealers continue to aid in Oklahoma tornado recovery effort

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 28, 2013

Cat dealers continue to aid in Oklahoma tornado recovery effort

Warren Cat, a Caterpillar dealer that helped first responders after a tornado flattened Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, has continued to help with recovery efforts in the area, according to a report from our sister site, Total Landscape Care. Immediately following ...

Read More...

Do something for Moore

Amanda Bayhi - May 28, 2013

Do something for Moore

Our sister site, Equipment World, has shared some advice for helping Moore, Oklahoma, in its tornado recovery efforts: “Just do something.” Equipment World Executive Editor Tom Jackson pointed out that something as simple as handing out cold bottles of water, giving ...

Read More...

Moore officials open additional roads, police remove check-in points

Amanda Bayhi - May 24, 2013

Moore officials open additional roads, police remove check-in points

Moore officials stated on Twitter that several roads have been opened in addition to those that were opened on Wednesday. The city announced yesterday that Interstate 35 and Interstate 44 are “open but highly congested.” Moore street also opened yesterday, but ...

Read More...

Oklahoma DOT helps tornado recovery efforts

Amanda Bayhi - May 23, 2013

Oklahoma DOT helps tornado recovery efforts

Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) crews have traveled from all over the state to help with recovery efforts in Moore. ODOT has posted several updates, including photos, to Twitter over the past couple of days about the agency’s crews and equipment ...

Read More...

advertisement

MORE STORIES

POPULAR

COLUMNS

BLOGS

advertisement

New Road Products

advertisement
advertisement