CNBC recently released their list called: 'Crumbling America: 10 States With The Worst Infrastruture.' The bad news is Maine is on the list as being the third worst state when it comes to our infrastructure.
It’s winter, and with the freezing and thawing comes potholes, frost heaves, divots, etc. Maybe it’s just me, but the roads seem to be worse than years gone by. The average car repair bill due to bad roads is $250 a year! What roads do you think are in desperate need …
It’s been just over a week since the election in which all of the bond issues passed including the question asking about the roads and bridges. With the 110 million plus approved, what road or bridge do you want fixed?
As I was driving home today from Waterville, something occurred to me. I encountered a few different kinds of roads and made mental notes on the advantages and disadvantages of each one. Here's my conclusion...
Maine roads are below average, being given a grade of C-. In a new report, Maine's Civil Engineers say they remain below average. The report is done by the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the overall grade for the nation, as a whole, was a D.
Everything awesome usually debuts in Europe first (except for football, Buffalo wings and Kate Upton). The latest innovation that Europeans will have long before Americans: glow-in-the-dark roads, which will debut in The Netherlands in mid-2013.
Yes. An extra $300 a year in car cost to keep our rides on the road because our roads need help. I could buy half a tank of home heating oil for that price! Gees. This report says about one third of our roads really need some help.
I was reading this morning in the Kennebec Journal that the road work being done with State Street in Augusta is nearly done. The crews are getting ready to paint the lines on the road. But, things will be a bit different. It will be three lanes and a center turn lane.