Tag: truck traffic


Illinois DOT awards $7M for statewide road upgrade projects

April 7, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) recently awarded $7 million to 21 projects statewide to upgrade roads to accommodate local truck traffic. Funding is through IDOT’s Truck Access Route Program. The program allows townships, municipalities, and counties to apply for […]

Impact & Regulations

Texas Officials Unveil Truck Inspection Facility Along I-10

October 14, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

The Texas Department of Public Safety has opened a technologically advanced truck inspection facility in Seguin, which straddles Interstate 10. Located 36 miles east of San Antonio, Seguin is home to facilities for companies such as Caterpillar Inc. and Niagara […]

Impact & Regulations

Washington Town Undertakes $52 Million Road Project to Ease Truck Traffic

February 5, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

UNION GAP, Wash. — On a daily average, 3,400 trucks hauling freight travel along Main Street and Valley Mall Boulevard in Union Gap, Wash., just to access Interstate 82. But the route, city officials say, is a recipe for disaster […]

Impact & Regulations

Pennsylvania Town Grapples With Influx of Truck Traffic

March 22, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

A 102-inch-wide tractor-trailer belongs in Alburtis, a hillside borough of 2,400 people, narrow streets and no traffic lights, about as much as a tricycle belongs on Interstate 78. Yet Sharon Trexler couldn’t get through a five-minute phone call in mid-March […]