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Oversize Load To Blame For Bridge Collapse

AP | MANUEL VALDES and MIKE BAKER | Posted 07.24.2013 | Crime

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — The trucker was hauling drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. H...

Bridge Collapses In Washington State

Posted 05.24.2013 | Crime

The Interstate 5 Bridge over the Skagit River in Washington state collapsed around 7 p.m. on Thursday, dumping cars and people into the water, KIRO-TV...

Fueled by Tolling, Innovation Stems From Our Local Communities

Patrick D. Jones | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Patrick D. Jones

The funding crunch facing America's transportation infrastructure has made it crucial for our cities, counties, states and regions to find innovative ways of funding our mobility.

Our Tragedy of the Commons: Austerity That Doesn't Work

Harlan Green | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

All of the 'fiscal cliff' discussions have centered on how to cut government spending on public programs or raise enough revenues to diminish the deficit. But in fact there would be a much smaller deficit if the negotiations included reversing the neglect of our public resources.

Falling Household Incomes -- The Real Fiscal Cliff

Harlan Green | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

Most of the federal "fiscal cliff" was created by borrowing to finance serial tax cuts and increased military spending that benefited the few at the expense of the many.

One Damning Report

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

It's easy for Congress to show it cares about American security, the American economy and American manufacturing. All it takes is a vote to secure and upgrade a dam. And, you know, the rest of the nation's infrastructure.

Matt Sledge

Infrastructure Problems In U.S. Go Far Beyond Dollars

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- When travelers from abroad come to this city, the financial and cultural capital of the world's richest nation, two dilapidated and depres...

Matt Sledge

Deteriorating Transportation Infrastructure Could Cost America $3.1 Trillion

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

New tires add up. That's the finding of a report issued Wednesday by the American Society for Civil Engineers, which tallies up the cost of our decayi...

A Teen's Third World America

Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the next five years, the American Society of Civil Engineers http://www.asce.org/ estimates that the United States will have to spend more than one...

Clean Water, at Any Rate

Robin Madel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robin Madel

There are a number of proposed and existing options to help meet some of the funding needs for public drinking water and wastewater utilities, none of which involve raising rates to households or businesses.

Fired Professor Who Criticized Army Corps of Engineers Files suit

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Rosenthal

The discovery phase of this lawsuit could reveal and make public that the leading hurricane scientists in the state of Louisiana were intimidated and then fired by LSU at the command of the Corps of Engineers for their findings.