• 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.

  • D.C. bridge named in honor of Ethel Kennedy

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

  • 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.