Illinois Transportation Work May Hit July 1 Roadblock

Illinois Transportation Work May Hit July 1 Roadblock

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) may halt most roadwork by July 1 if state lawmakers can’t pass a budget that allows the agency to pay highway contractors and other vendors. Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) has ordered the...
Florida Names New Secretary of Transportation

Florida Names New Secretary of Transportation

New Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary, Michael J. Dew By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Michael J. Dew became the new Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary effective June 5. Dew was FDOT chief of staff since January 2015. He...
L.A.’s Transit Tunnel Project Reaches Key Milestone

L.A.’s Transit Tunnel Project Reaches Key Milestone

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA A giant tunnel-boring machine this week punched through the wall of a future transit station 110 feet below the busy streets of Los Angeles, a key milestone in the city’s $1.55 billion Regional Connector Transit Project. Twin...