Cost of EV charging stations pops up in DELDOT budget talks

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

The cost of providing electric vehicle charging stations up and down Delaware popped up in a Joint Capital Improvement Committee meeting this week. Sen. Nicole Poore, D-Delaware City, asked if the Department of Transportation is considering the cost of adding more electric vehicle charging stations across the state and transitioning school districts to more electric vehicles. “Everybody wants to move …

I-95 toll plaza. file photo

Some infrastructure cash to be spent on ‘capping’ 95 in Wilmington

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

State and federal officials gathered near the I-95 rehabilitation project in Wilmington Tuesday to discuss the impact the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill will have on the first state.  Delaware will receive $1.6 billion in funds from the federal infrastructure package. DelDOT Secretary Nicole Majeski said it will be used to ensure that “our roads and bridges are safe and well …