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Bipartisan House group wants to use “Queen of the Hill” rule to make gains on transportation bill

Bipartisan House group wants to use “Queen of the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 13, 2015

A group of 10 members of the House of Representatives have had enough of the back-and-forth that has plagued and ...

Kansas DOT approves $73.4 million in state highway projects

Kansas DOT approves $73.4 million in state highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 13, 2015

The Kansas Department of Transportation approved $73.4 million in bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in its June ...

Larsen co-sponsors bill calling for 15-cents-per-gallon gas tax increase for transportation funding

Larsen co-sponsors bill calling for 15-cents-per-gallon...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 10, 2015

Representative Rick Larsen (D-Washington) has cosponsored H.R. 680, the UPDATE Act, which would raise the gas tax by 15 cents ...

McConnell: “We’re not going to raise the gas tax”

McConnell: “We’re not going to raise the gas...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 10, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) said transportation legislation could be on the floor next week as the July 31 ...

Portman, Schumer release bipartisan principles for international tax reform with intent to fund transportation

Portman, Schumer release bipartisan principles for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 10, 2015

Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Charles Schumer (D-New York) have released an outline for international tax reform aimed at reducing ...

Hey, Congress: Keep it simple when it comes to highway funding

Hey, Congress: Keep it simple when it comes to highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 09, 2015

Like many people, I have a long commute to get into work each day. On this journey, I travel back ...

FHWA to provide $1 million for federal-aid road repair in Arkansas

FHWA to provide $1 million for federal-aid road repair...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 09, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is providing the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department $1 million ...

Illinois Tollway seeks design, construction proposals for $109 million in Move Illinois contracts

Illinois Tollway seeks design, construction proposals...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 09, 2015

The Illinois Tollway is seeking design and construction management services proposals for nine contracts estimated at $109 million for projects ...

Nebraska Department of Roads releases $839 million FY 2016 Surface Transportation Program

Nebraska Department of Roads releases $839 million FY...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 08, 2015

The Nebraska Department of Roads' (NDOR) Fiscal Year 2016 Surface Transportation Program will provide for $505 million for the State ...

Illinois Tollway awards $53.8 million in Move Illinois construction projects

Illinois Tollway awards $53.8 million in Move Illinois...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 08, 2015

The Illinois Tollway (IT) board of directors has approved $53.8 million in road and bridge construction, roadway lighting work, and ...

More than half of Americans say Congress should increase spending on roads and bridges

More than half of Americans say Congress should...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 07, 2015

A new poll found that that 53 percent of Americans want the federal government to spend more on the nation's ...

California Transportation Commission allocates $561 million for 125 transportation projects

California Transportation Commission allocates $561...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 07, 2015

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $561 million for state and local transportation projects across the state, representing 125 ...

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