WASHINGTON — A new report from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments this week finds that transportation is underfunded, needing at least $24.5 billion to catch up with basic needs for roads, bridges and rails.…
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.
Now that a water crisis that would have left parts of southern Prince George\’s County without water for days has been averted, County Executive Rushern Baker says the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission needs to answer questions about its operations.
A local congressman has a new idea for how to pay for fixing crumbling roads and bridges across the country.
An early warning system designed spot water line breaks before they rupture isn\’t a fail safe for all pipes. And as many as 800 sections of pipe across two area counties aren\’t covered by the detection system.
Water restrictions remain in effect for 1.8 million Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission customers. But what happens to violators? The WTOP Answer Desk set out to find out.
The Arlington County Board approved several construction projects Saturday, including new traffic signals and street lights. They also approved a price hike for the Ballston Public Parking Garage.