department of transportation

Baby duck rescue mission ends happily

With help from the Arizona Department of Transportation, the Arizona Department of Public Safety saved a mother duck and her five ducklings that were trapped under a storm drain on Loop 202 freeway near Val Vista Drive Monday evening.

DOT cancels nearly $1B grant for California high-speed rail

The US Department of Transportation announced Tuesday it is canceling $929 million in grant funds for California's high-speed rail system, escalating the Trump administration's efforts to regain all the federal money for the canceled rail project.

Police name 4 of those who died in Florida bridge collapse

The remains of five people have been recovered from the rubble of a pedestrian bridge that collapsed in South Florida, bringing to six the number of people killed in the collapse, Miami-Dade County Police Director Juan Perez said late Saturday.

Trump wraps up ill-timed 'infrastructure week'

President Donald Trump capped off his ill-timed "infrastructure week" on Friday with a visit to the Department of Transportation, where the President pledged to reform the permitting process for infrastructure projects.

DOT warns hunters about drunken driving

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is partnering with gas stations and convenience stores across the state to help prevent drunk driving during deer hunting season

DOT: 149 small airport towers to stay open through Sept. 30

Federal legislation helps cancel closures

The Department of Transportation announced Friday it will continue operations at all 149 contract towers, including one in Janesville, through the end of the fiscal year as a result of recently enacted federal legislation.

DOT Puts Brakes On Request For Bob Uecker Way

The state Department of Transportation is putting the brakes on a bipartisan request to honor Milwaukee Brewers broadcasting legend Bob Uecker for one day.A bipartisan group of 20 state lawmakers on Monday asked the DOT to rename a pedestrian bridge…

North Side Construction Causes Slowdowns

The most significant construction lane closures on Madison's north side will end Friday, easing traffic delays, a state project manager said.A second lane in each direction will reopen along Northport Drive/Packers Avenue about 7 p.m. Paving work had reduced to…