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Michigan legislators propose 2 transportation funding bills after Proposal 1 defeat

Michigan legislators propose 2 transportation funding...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 12, 2015

The major defeat of Proposal 1 in Michigan last week, which would have provided funding for transportation projects via a ...

Louisiana panel approves bill to cancel $400 million in road funding

Louisiana panel approves bill to cancel $400 million in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 11, 2015

About $400 million in annual funding for Louisiana roads and bridges is in jeopardy after the state’s Senate Finance Committee ...

Orange Country Transportation Authority takes lead on Interstate 405 lanes

Orange Country Transportation Authority takes lead on...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 11, 2015

The Orange Country Transportation Authority (OCTA) Board of Directors have approved taking the lead on portions of the Interstate 405 ...

Pennsylvania DOT co-hosts high friction surface treatment demonstration

Pennsylvania DOT co-hosts high friction surface...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 11, 2015

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) highlighted the effectiveness of high friction surface treatments (HFST) in speedy application and improving ...

ARTBA, APTA aim Highway Trust Fund ad campaign at legislative leaders

ARTBA, APTA aim Highway Trust Fund ad campaign at...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 11, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) are running 30-second radio ad ...

GOP won’t tackle transportation funding before trade deal

GOP won’t tackle transportation funding before trade...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 08, 2015

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) wants Congress to make the looming expiration of transportation funding a top priority, but ...

Three highway funding bills fail within one week in the Colorado Legislature

Three highway funding bills fail within one week in the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 08, 2015

Potential funding for Colorado roads went three up and three down in the Legislature this week. The failure of all three ...

Missouri DOT cuts planned highway, bridge projects by 30% over next 5 years

Missouri DOT cuts planned highway, bridge projects by...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 08, 2015

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has released for public review its draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for fiscal ...

Crews building a “bridge within a bridge,” as part of $1B Bayonne Bridge clearance expansion

Crews building a “bridge within a bridge,”...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 04, 2015

The world’s fourth largest arch bridge is undergoing upgrades to raise it to new levels. The $1.3 billion ongoing project to ...

Ryan: $10 billion stopgap in the works as a “Plan B” for Highway Trust Fund

Ryan: $10 billion stopgap in the works as a “Plan...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 01, 2015

Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) says a $10 billion stopgap measure is being planned to provide temporary transportation project funding for the ...

FHWA gives $5 million in emergency funds to West Virginia DOT for flood-damaged roads and bridges

FHWA gives $5 million in emergency funds to West...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 30, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has given the West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) $5 million in Emergency Relief Funds ...

Michigan bridge quality will continue to decline at current funding level reports state transportation council

Michigan bridge quality will continue to decline at...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 30, 2015

If funding levels remain at current amounts, Michigan bridge conditions will steadily decline, according to the Michigan Transportation Asset Management ...

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