Road and highway construction

June 14, 2017 - 4:01 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Henry McMaster is ceremoniously signing a law that aims to slow down drivers in highway construction zones to protect workers. The Republican governor is holding the ceremony Wednesday at the state Department of Transportation maintenance facility in Aiken. A driver who...
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In this June 5, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at an Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative event in the East Room at the White House in Washington. Repairing the nation’s crumbling roads and bridges was supposed to be an area ripe for compromise between congressional Democrats and Trump. Instead Democrats are panning Trump’s proposed $1 trillion overhaul and even Republicans are balking at some aspects of the emerging plan. The White House’s self-proclaimed “Infrastructure Week” began with Trump appearing Monday with aviation officials and some prominent GOP lawmakers to announce plans to privatize the nation’s air traffic control system and separate operations from the Federal Aviation Administration. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 06, 2017 - 4:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Repairing the nation's crumbling roads and bridges was supposed to be an area ripe for bipartisan compromise between congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump. Instead, Democrats are panning Trump's proposed $1 trillion overhaul, the White House is signaling plans to go...
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In this May 19, 2017, photo, a man works on the Southern Nevada portion of U.S. Interstate 11 near Boulder City, Nev. President Donald Trump is planning a major push next week to promote a $1 trillion rebuilding of the nation's roads and bridges as his agenda has struggled in Congress and been overshadowed by White House controversies. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 05, 2017 - 12:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is launching a major push for a $1 trillion overhaul of the nation's roads and bridges, a key item on his domestic agenda that's gained little traction amid a slew of controversies that have engulfed the White House. Trump plans a series of events this...
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In this May 19, 2017, photo, a man works on the Southern Nevada portion of U.S. Interstate 11 near Boulder City, Nev. President Donald Trump is planning a major push next week to promote a $1 trillion rebuilding of the nation's roads and bridges as his agenda has struggled in Congress and been overshadowed by White House controversies. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 05, 2017 - 12:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is launching a major push for a $1 trillion overhaul of the nation's roads and bridges, a key item on his agenda that could face resistance in Congress and has been overshadowed by White House controversies. Trump plans a series of events this coming week to...
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June 03, 2017 - 4:01 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina motorists heading to the southeastern beaches will have to endure some lane closures this summer. The N.C. Department of Transportation says there will be intermittent lane closures on Interstate 140 between U.S. 421 and one-half mile east of Interstate 40...
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June 02, 2017 - 9:24 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — At least two people have been killed in a crash on an interstate highway in South Carolina. The wreck happened shortly after 5 a.m. Friday on Interstate 385 in Greenville. The Greenville County Coroner's Office told local media two people have died. Their names have not been...
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In this Wednesday, May 24, 2017 photo, a car driven by a 19-year-old driver is stuck in the newly poured concrete in Lincoln, Neb. A police incident report says it wasn't obvious that the concrete wasn't dry and that driver drove into it through a 24-foot (7-meter) gap between traffic control cones. City engineer Thomas Shafer says the driver is responsible for the repairs and could face about a $10,000 bill for the repairs. (Mike Palm, The City of Lincoln Public Works and Utilities Department via AP)
May 26, 2017 - 10:07 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A driver could be facing a $10,000 bill after he plowed into newly poured concrete in Lincoln, Nebraska, and became stuck. The accident occurred Wednesday on a portion of a road repair project in the state capital. Police spokeswoman Angela Sands said Friday that police won't...
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May 26, 2017 - 4:57 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina motorists are being alerted to construction on Interstate 85 that could impact their Memorial Day weekend travel. The N.C. Department of Transportation says a major construction project between Vance County and the Virginia state line means southbound traffic is...
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In this aerial photo taken Monday, May 22, 2017 provided by John Madonna showing a massive landslide along California's coastal Highway 1 that has buried the road under a 40-foot layer of rock and dirt. A swath of the hillside gave way in an area called Mud Creek on Saturday, May 20, covering about one-third of a mile, half a kilometer, of road and changing the Big Sur coastline. (John Madonna via AP)
May 23, 2017 - 10:25 pm
A massive landslide that went into the Pacific Ocean is the latest natural disaster to hit a California community that relies heavily on an iconic coastal highway and tourism to survive, and it adds to a record $1 billion in highway damage from one of the state's wettest winters in decades. The...
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May 20, 2017 - 4:00 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Lane closures have been scheduled for a portion of Interstate 40 in southeastern North Carolina to allow workers to make repairs to a bridge deck. The N.C. Department of Transportation says lane closures will begin on Monday near mile marker 414 to allow a work crew to...
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