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Ray LaHood: New approach needed to repair America's crumbling infrastructure

Bridges and roads around the United States are crumbling after decades of wear and tear, and a new strategy is needed to replenish the funds for improvement, former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says.

Monday - 11/24/2014, 09:29am EST

Tags: Ray LaHood, infrastructure, roads, Sarah Beth Hensley

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D.C. bridge named in honor of Ethel Kennedy

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray dedicated the Benning Road Bridge in honor of Ethel Kennedy, widow of the late Robert F. Kennedy.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 08:54am EDT

Tags: Ethel Kennedy, dave dildine, Benning Road, Anacostia River,

AP IMPACT: Many U.S. bridges old, risky and rundown

Motorists coming off the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge into Washington are treated to a postcard-perfect view of the U.S. Capitol. The bridge itself, however, is about as ugly as it gets: The steel underpinnings have thinned since the structure was built in 1950, and the span is pocked with rust and crumbling concrete.

Monday - 09/16/2013, 07:01am EDT

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Del., Md. officials say bridge safety a priority

Sunday - 09/15/2013, 05:30pm EDT

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