Archives: Gene Krebs

Transportation Funding Crisis in Ohio

State officials warned last summer that funding for new highway projects in Ohio was becoming scarce, but they didn’t specify just how scarce. As the gas tax revenue declines annually, costs of major road projects are still climbing. But how does ODOT fix the problem? On this hour of “All Sides,” we’re talking about the future in funding for ODOT.

The Condition of Bridges and Roads/ Leasing the Ohio Turnpike

American highways have been given a grade of “D-” by mechanical engineers. Five percent of bridges have been declared structurally deficient. What is the current state of the U.S.’s road and bridge infrastructure?