Bridge Collapse Puts Spotlight On Rapid Building TechniqueThe general approach has been around since the mid-19th century — and has been used safely and successfully for a long time — but interest in ABC has increased in recent years as states have looked for quicker, less expensive ways to replace thousands of aging bridges.
Fort Worth Mayor Price To Meet With President TrumpThe mayor of Fort Worth is scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump today in Washington D.C.
President Trump Calls For Unity In First State Of The Union AddressPresident Donald Trump is calling on Congress to "set politics aside" and overhaul the nation's immigration system during his State of the Union address.
President Trump Tweets Puerto Rico Can't Get Aid 'Forever'President Donald Trump is criticizing hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and says the government can't keep federal aid there "forever."
Trump To Push For Overhauling Roads, Bridges, Air TrafficPresident 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's been stymied in Congress and overshadowed by White House controversies.
Democrats Object To Trump Infrastructure Plan's DirectionDemocrats, who had hoped the one big policy area where they could find common ground with President Donald Trump would be infrastructure, say they don't like what they're hearing from administration officials about the transportation portion of the plan that's still in-the-works
Report: More Than 55,000 US Bridges Structurally DeficientA new report says the Brooklyn Bridge and Washington's Arlington Memorial Bridge are among thousands of spans considered structurally deficient.
Texas Senate Passes First Bill Of Session, Road Funding Plan The Texas Senate approved the first bill of the legislative session on Wednesday, with speedy passage of a plan to shift billions of dollars generated by vehicle sales taxes to building and maintaining roads strained by the state's booming population.
Proposal Would Tap Texas Vehicle Sales Tax For Road BuildingIf passed by the Legislature and approved by voters, Nichols' plan wouldn't touch the first $2.5 billion generated annually, but would divert the rest for transportation infrastructure beginning in the 2018-2019 state budgetary cycle.
Gov. Perry Says Prop. 6 Will Bring More Water To TexasGovernor Rick Perry brought his campaign for a statewide water plan to North Texas.
House Preliminarily OKs Road Funding AmendmentThe House has given preliminary approval to a proposed constitutional amendment letting voters decide whether to provide about $900 million annually in additional funding for road building.
Texas House To Discuss Transportation Funding BillsThough the abortion debate has dominated headlines, the Texas House convenes Monday to discuss increasing funding for highway and transportation infrastructure projects.