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Road Construction

What's Driving The Creation Of America's Roads?

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — The lure of roads, bridges, buses and trains isn't enough anymore to drive an expensive transportation bill through Congress. So to...

Illinois Toll Rates Nearly Doubled By Board-Approved Hike

Posted 10.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois Tollway board voted nearly unanimously Thursday to approve a nearly 88 percent toll hike intended to fund a $12 billion, 15-year road con...

Permeable Concrete Tested To Reduce City Street Flooding

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Pervious concrete has been around for twenty years or more, but its use in New Orleans is fairly recent.

Town Dreads Road Construction That Will Cut Residents Off From Paved Roads

AP | MICHAEL SMOTHERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ELLISVILLE, Ill. — The ghosts in Gene and Carol Goldsmith's old home will be getting pretty lonely soon. Those retired folk aren't going anywhe...