America’s infrastructure is underachieving

Mar 9, 2017
The grade: D+. But there were a few categories improved upon.
Heavy traffic moves southbound and northbound along I-95 in Quantico, Virginia.
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Closing the 710 freeway gap

Jun 17, 2015
A look at one of Los Angeles County’s most persistent infrastructure controversies.
The gap between the 710 and 210 freeways near Los Angeles.
Tony Wagner/Marketplace

U.S. is locked in to an aging highway system

Jun 15, 2015
Even after rehab, New Jersey's Pulaski Skyway will be functionally obsolete.

America's infrastructure isn't sexy

May 19, 2015
What it'll take to put America's infrastructure back in the lead.

Congress could hit dead end with highway funding

Jul 7, 2014
The Highway Trust Fund could be slashed in August, unless Congress acts soon.

The highway repair fund is going broke

Feb 27, 2014
Some say it's because the gasoline tax hasn't gone up since 1993.

Michigan trademark case questions who owns the road

Oct 3, 2012
In northern Michigan, there's a fight over a trademark on the sign for the iconic and beautiful M-22 -- a state highway that loops through the Leelanau Peninsula.
Michigan's state highway 22 is the unlikely target of a simmering trademark battle.
Adam Allington

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Private road deals could cost states

Jun 4, 2012
The House and Senate are hashing out differences over a transportation spending bill. One of the sticking points is whether to penalize states that use public-private partnerships to run their roads.

Rubber not meeting the road on highway bill

Mar 28, 2012
The highway bill is in a standoff in the House, threatening highway projects if an agreement can't be reached by this weekend.

Road paint shortage may put brakes on freeway projects

May 26, 2010
You know those highway strips? The yellow and white lines on the highway that keep your car in the right lanes? Well, those lines are made by using...