Bridge Collapses Over Detroit Freeway, Kills Driver

A pedestrian bridge collapsed this morning on the Southfield Freeway near the Detroit-Dearborn border, killing a truck driver. The state's transportation department is investigating, but says it's "not due to a structural issue." (UPDATE: A truck hit the overpass; that driver was the one killed.) » 9/26/14 8:20am Friday 8:20am

I-66 In Virginia Is Becoming A Dali-esque Masterpiece

If you're a fan of the Salvador Dali 'melting stuff' artistic conceit, I suggest taking a drive to Centreville, VA and checking out the rapidly melting highway markings. From above, they sort of look like long strings of ribbon or something. They're pretty festive. And potentially dangerous, I suppose. » 8/25/14 12:32pm 8/25/14 12:32pm

You'll Never Find The (Unofficial) Oldest Bridge In New York City

The picture above is not, unfortunately, the oldest bridge in New York City. It's a picture of the Manhattan Bridge, arguably the prettiest in the area, under construction in 1909. While that's plenty old, it's still not the oldest bridge in New York. Not by a longshot. And you'll never find it. » 8/09/14 2:30pm 8/09/14 2:30pm

This Guy Built a Toll Road Just To Avoid Construction Delays

When life hands you landslides, make your own private toll road detour. (Haven't you heard the saying?) Since February, a landslide has closed the A431 highway between Bristol and Bath in England, adding an extra hour to the commute. So one enterprising local guy built a road through a private field—the UK's private… » 8/05/14 6:30pm 8/05/14 6:30pm