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Senate passes 3-month transportation funding extension and long-term DRIVE Act

Senate passes 3-month transportation funding extension...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 31, 2015

The Senate worked double-time on transportation funding issues Thursday, passing the House's $8 billion, three-month extension (H.R. 3236) and its ...

TIGER grant applications reach $9.8 billion, nearly 20x available for transportation projects

TIGER grant applications reach $9.8 billion, nearly 20x...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 31, 2015

Applications for the seventh round of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants amounted ...

Worker jumps for his life as train crashes into boom lift during Michigan bridge repairs

Worker jumps for his life as train crashes into boom...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 30, 2015

A construction worker in Michigan was recently forced to jump for his life from the boom lift he was working ...

North Carolina DOT chief resigns to focus on writing books

North Carolina DOT chief resigns to focus on writing...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 30, 2015

North Carolina's transportation chief unexpectedly stepped down from his post Tuesday. According to the News Tribune, Department of Transportation Secretary Tony ...

Senate on deck for approving House’s 3-month extension for transportation funding

Senate on deck for approving House’s 3-month...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 30, 2015

The House has passed H.R. 3236, a new 3-month extension that provides financing for the Highway Trust Fund and other transportation ...

Maryland makes highway construction engineering plans free online

Maryland makes highway construction engineering plans...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 30, 2015

Maryland has made it quite a bit cheaper for contractors to access plans for highway jobs. In fact, the state's made ...

Connecticut bond commission approves $24.9 million in first round of “Let’s Go CT” infrastructure projects

Connecticut bond commission approves $24.9 million in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 30, 2015

The Connecticut State Bond Commission has approved $24.9 million in the first round of infrastructure projects under the “Let’s Go ...

House to ignore long-term transportation funding bill and vote on 3-month extension to force Senate’s hand

House to ignore long-term transportation funding bill...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 29, 2015

The House plans to vote today on a new short-term extension for transportation funding, extending solvency for the Highway Trust Fund ...

NYC DOT workers save kitten stranded on ledge of Manhattan Bridge

NYC DOT workers save kitten stranded on ledge of...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 29, 2015

A New York City cat got to keep one of its nine lives last week thanks to the city's Department ...

Funding for Missouri transportation projects jumps 4.5% over projections

Funding for Missouri transportation projects jumps 4.5%...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 29, 2015

Fiscal year 2015 revenue from state taxes and fees used for funding transportation projects in Missouri increased by 4.5 percent ...

Construction worker protects woman during escape from abductor in Virginia work zone

Construction worker protects woman during escape from...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 28, 2015

Kevin Huntington, a construction crewmember who does work along Interstate 95 in Virginia, offered temporary sanctuary to a young woman ...

Senators continue policy games with transportation funding bill as July 31 deadline looms

Senators continue policy games with transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 28, 2015

While the Senate’s DRIVE Act, H.R. 22, is being lauded for the potential it brings for the first long-term transportation ...

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