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Lee again files bill to get rid of the federal gas tax

Lee again files bill to get rid of the federal gas tax

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 12, 2015

As the future of federal transportation funding remains up in the air, two Republican lawmakers have filed a bill that ...

House passes $55 billion spending bill for transportation and housing

House passes $55 billion spending bill for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 11, 2015

The House of Representatives narrowly passed a spending bill Tuesday night to fund transportation and housing projects. The $55.3 billion ...

Nevada governor pushes for NDOT officials to lead the self-driving vehicle revolution

Nevada governor pushes for NDOT officials to lead the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 10, 2015

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval wants his state to be at the forefront of the potential autonomous vehicle revolution. Sandoval said June 8 ...

University of Florida wins 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competition

University of Florida wins 2015 National Student Steel...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 10, 2015

The Southeastern Conference has racked up yet another championship, but this time in something other than sports. The University of Florida ...

Michigan’s plan to expand and repair I-94 will cost $3B and won’t finish until 2036

Michigan’s plan to expand and repair I-94 will cost...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 09, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation is thinking into the future for an upcoming project to expand Interstate 94 through Detroit. Construction ...

USDOT sees TIGER funding requests hit $14.5 billion with only $500 million available

USDOT sees TIGER funding requests hit $14.5 billion...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 05, 2015

The Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program has seen $14.5 billion in requests since Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the ...

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Excavator falls from bridge onto train tracks during...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2015

While performing demolition work on a bridge which crosses over a portion of train tracks near Boston, an excavator fell ...

Transportation reauthorization bill amendment would give states flexibility in funding bridge projects

Transportation reauthorization bill amendment would...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 04, 2015

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) has put forth an amendment to a transportation reauthorization bill currently before the Senate Committee ...

Greenville Southwest Bypass gets green light from NCDOT for $159.6 million

Greenville Southwest Bypass gets green light from NCDOT...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 04, 2015

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) awarded a $159.6 million design-build contract to Barnhill Contracting for the Greenville Southwest ...

Indiana bridge builder among finalists for Carhartt’s Tough Crew Contest

Indiana bridge builder among finalists for Carhartt’s...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 04, 2015

The Cintas and Carhartt Tough Crew Contest has closed its nomination period for nominees, and a bridge builder and his ...

Obama threatens to veto $55 billion Republican transportation bill

Obama threatens to veto $55 billion Republican...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 03, 2015

Transportation funding remains in limbo after a recent patch, and President Barack Obama is threatening to veto a $55 billion ...

Poll: Infrastructure a mixed priority for likely Iowa Caucus attendees

Poll: Infrastructure a mixed priority for likely Iowa...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 03, 2015

Infrastructure spending has been a hotly debated topic as of late, but it still isn’t as high a priority as ...

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