Private money fuels large transportation projects
by Kerry L. Smith -- August 2005, Southwestern Illinois Engineering/Architechture/Planning Issue
Although the Illinois and Missouri Departments of Transportation currently favor scaling back the New
Mississippi River Bridge project as Plan B to keep it alive in the face of federal funding uncertainties, The National
Council for Public-Private Partnerships says there's another way.
Transportation leaders contemplate alternatives for new bridge
by Kerry L. Smith -- July 2005, Southern Illinois First Annual Rising Star Edition
Although in discussion phase only at this point, congressional leaders and state transportation officials are
pondering alternative scenarios of approaching the New Mississippi River Bridge project, should the federal transportation
reauthorization bill known as TEA-21 result in fewer dollars than Illinois and Missouri have been hoping for.
MoDOT to redo hazardous, congested and confusing Route 367 intersections
by Kerry L. Smith -- March 2005, Southern Illinois Real Estate Issue
To Southwestern Illinois residents and professionals who have been attempting to navigate the complex
intersections along Missouri Route 367 for years, the Missouri Department of Transportation has good news: In 60 days, the
agency will start letting bids on major reconstruction of these junctures along the span north of Interstate 270.
State, local interests address transportation needs
by Kerry L. Smith -- December 2002, Southwestern Illinois Technology Issue
Business, labor and community interests from Southwestern Illinois met in November as a united effort to
support increased federal transportation funding for Illinois.
Highway 50 stretch earning name as 'golden road'
Federal funding plans still very much alive for new Mississippi River bridge
10 years of the 'new' Clark Bridge easing traffic flow to and from Alton
Illinois unites for federal funding to build new bridge
Ferry grants three wishes: time, fuel, and stress reduction
Joint command tracks supply shipments using technology
Armed forces partner with transportation industry to keep costs down, efficiencies up
Family business focuses on vehicle transport
Region seeks discretionary funding in 2003 transportation bill
MidAmerica welcomes commercial airline tenant Great Plains
Metro East population shift wears grooves in roads built for less traffic