West Virginia leads nation in number of bridges ranked in poor condition

BY: - July 28, 2023

West Virginia is still leading the nation with the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition, according to data released last month by the Federal Highways Administration. Of the 7,323 bridges in West Virginia, nearly 20% are classified by the federal agency as being in “poor” condition while 23% are in “good” condition and nearly […]

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards testifies at a lectern filled with microphones, with a colorful mural on the wall behind him.

Democrats push more resilient, lower-carbon infrastructure at U.S. Senate climate hearing

BY: - July 26, 2023

The changing climate is hurting infrastructure and the national economy, members of a U.S. Senate panel and experts said Wednesday. Members of both parties on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee agreed at a Wednesday hearing on the need for more resilient infrastructure that could withstand the pressures of a changing climate. They also agreed speeding […]