Transportation funding, running on empty

Is the federal highway funding system about to go broke? According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Highway Account of the Highway Trust Fund will “encounter a shortfall before the end of fiscal year (FY) 2014.” That has spurred several recent news articles (see here and here, for example) asking whether the U.S...

On the road again…

Lancaster Freeway A tip of the hat goes to Dawson & Associates senior advisor and former U.S. Congressman Martin Lancaster. This month, the North Carolina Department of Transportation designated a section of Interstate 795 in eastern North Carolina as the H. Martin Lancaster Freeway to recognize his efforts to expand economic opportunity in North Carolina’s eastern region...

Capka participates in ASCE’s Infrastructure Roundtables

(Washington, D.C.) – The roundtable that addressed increasing federal leadership in infrastructure was moderated by Henry J. “Hank” Hatch, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, and the participants were Joseph A. “Bud” Ahearn, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, J. Richard Capka, P.E., M.ASCE, David R. Conrad, James Kolb, Representative Steven C...