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Oklahoma Governor to Announce Plan to Cut Bad Bridges

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and state transportation officials are developing plans that Fallin says will dramatically reduce the number of deficient highway bridges in the state. Fallin will discuss the plan Monday at the State Capitol. Oklahoma ranks second in …

‘Deficient’ Indiana Bridge Needs $8 Million in Repairs

Inspections of a bridge that links southwestern Indiana with southern Illinois show that the 80-year-old span needs about $8 million in repairs. The Evansville Courier & Press reports that recent inspections of the toll bridge over the Wabash River gave …

December Service Promised on Irene-Wrecked New York Rails

The Metro-North Railroad says service will resume along the length of the Port Jervis line by the end of the year. The line serves about 2,800 riders a day in Rockland and Orange counties. It was heavily damaged during the …

Dwindling Funds Mean Quick Fixes for Michigan Roads

Road work in Michigan has become more about quick fixes than long-term repairs as the state balances the scope of construction projects with the dwindling funds necessary to carry them out. Beginning Oct. 1 and stretching into the 2015 fiscal …

FAA Cites Improper Repairs to Southwest Planes

Federal regulators are proposing to fine an aircraft repair station $1.1 million for improperly performing inspections and repairs to 44 Southwest Airlines planes. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday that Aviation Technical Services Inc. of Everett, Wash., allegedly failed to …

GM Says Bankruptcy Excuses It from Impala Repairs

General Motors Co is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit over a suspension problem on more than 400,000 Chevrolet Impalas from the 2007 and 2008 model years, saying it should not be responsible for repairs because the flaw predated its bankruptcy. …

Lawsuit Seeks GM Repairs of 2007-2008 Impalas

General Motors Co has been sued by a Pennsylvania woman seeking to force the U.S. automaker to fix rear-end problems on more than 400,000 Chevrolet Impala vehicles for 2007 and 2008 model years. In 2008, GM told dealers to replace …

Maine Airport Repairs Could Close Airport to Some

Repairs to the main runway at the Augusta State Airport could mean there will be no commercial flights to or from the Maine capital for up to two months. Construction is set to begin on a $7.5 million project to …