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Ohio worker’s death creates urgency on inspecting NJ bridges

Contributed - Jan 26, 2015

Ohio worker’s death creates urgency on inspecting NJ bridges

Aging infrastructure issues are well-known topics across the political landscape, as President Obama alluded to in his recent State of the Union address. Unfortunately, it takes a tragic incident such as the death of an Ohio construction worker in an overpass ...

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New Jersey roads cost $11.8 billion statewide, $2,000 per person

Brian Ethridge - Jan 22, 2015

New Jersey roads cost $11.8 billion statewide, $2,000 per person

Deficient roads and bridges currently cost New Jersey drivers a total of $11.8 billion statewide annually, and nearly $2,000 per driver according to the newest TRIP report. The TRIP report, “New Jersey Transportation by the Numbers: Meeting the State’s Need for Safe and ...

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Top 20 transportation challenges in Montana

Brian Ethridge - Jan 16, 2015

Top 20 transportation challenges in Montana

It's no surprise that Montana residents are suffering from the state's deficient roads, highways and bridges due to congested roadways and vehicle operating costs. A new report released by TRIP identifies the state’s top 20 transportation challenges, including road and ...

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Bad roads in South Carolina cost drivers $3 billion annually

Brian Ethridge - Jan 15, 2015

Bad roads in South Carolina cost drivers $3 billion annually

Bad roads and bridges in South Carolina cost area drivers $3 billion a year, and as much as $1,300 per motorist. According to the latest Trip report, the expenses are due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays. Research ...

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T-WORKS has done wonders for Kansas but more transportation funding still needed

Brian Ethridge - Jan 07, 2015

T-WORKS has done wonders for Kansas but more transportation funding still needed

Throughout the recent months Kansas has made progress in improving the conditions of its road and bridge conditions, largely through increased transportation funding provided by the T-WORKS program, which was authorized by the state legislature in 2010. With that said, the state still ...

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Arkansas drivers spending $2 billion annually due to deficient roads

Brian Ethridge - Jan 06, 2015

Arkansas drivers spending $2 billion annually due to deficient roads

Deficient roads and bridges in Arkansas cost local drivers a total of $2 billion statewide annually due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays, according to the latest TRIP report. The report, “Arkansas Transportation by the Numbers: Meeting the State’s ...

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Poor roadways cost Connecticut drivers $4.2 billion annually

Brian Ethridge - Dec 23, 2014

A breakdown of the costs per motorist in each Connecticut's largest areas, with a statewide total at the bottom.

Deficient roads and bridges cost Connecticut drivers a total of $4.2 billion statewide annually, and as much as $1,900 per driver in some areas,  due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays, according to the latest TRIP Report. The report, “Connecticut ...

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Deteriorating roads cost Michigan drivers nearly $4 billion annually

Brian Ethridge - Dec 09, 2014

Deteriorating roads cost Michigan drivers nearly $4 billion annually

Michigan drivers won't be happy to hear that they're losing $3.8 billion annually in the form of extra vehicle operating costs (VOC) as a result of driving on deteriorated roadways – an average of $539 per driver each year, and as ...

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Bad roads cost Massachusetts drivers $8.3 billion a year

Brian Ethridge - Oct 21, 2014

Bad roads cost Massachusetts drivers $8.3 billion a year

Deficient and congested roads and bridges ends up costing Massachusetts drivers a total of $8.3 billion statewide annually, and as much as 1,900 per driver according to the latest TRIP report. Drivers end up paying so much money annually due to several reasons ...

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Nearly half of New York roads need work

Brian Ethridge - Oct 01, 2014

Nearly half of New York roads need work

Nearly half of New York's locally maintained roads are in need of rehabilitation, preservation or reconstruction, according to the latest TRIP report. Almost one-third of the state's locally maintained bridges are deficient and in need of corrective maintenance or rehabilitation. Unfortunately, ...

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Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion statewide

Brian Ethridge - Aug 20, 2014

Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion statewide

Deficient, congested and unsafe roadways cost Alabama drivers as much as $1,562 annually, and a total of $3.1 billion statewide, according to a new TRIP report. Roads and bridges in need of improvement are causing higher vehicle operating costs, more ...

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INFOGRAPHICS: TRIP report reveals America’s rural roads need improvements

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 10, 2014

INFOGRAPHICS: TRIP report reveals America’s rural roads need improvements

America’s rural transportation system is in need of repairs and modernization to lower the number of deficient roads and bridges and crash rates and to improve connectivity and capacity, according to a report released today by transportation research group TRIP. The ...

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