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Alabama has no plans to raise gas tax; state will rely on next year’s bond issue for road projects

Alabama has no plans to raise gas tax; state will rely...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 15, 2014

Gov. Robert Bentley says he has no plans to ask the Alabama legislature to raise the state’s 16-cent-per-gallon gas tax, ...

FIU professor says Florida’s worker shortage is temporary due to likelihood of wage increases

FIU professor says Florida’s worker shortage is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2014

Like their peers across the U.S., contractors in Florida are facing a shortage of skilled workers, as a report from Florida ...

Gilbane publishes fall 2012 Construction Industry...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 04, 2012

Gilbane Building Company has published the fall 2012 edition of Construction Economics—Market Conditions in Construction, a free report based on ...

Construction spending decreases in August, increases...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 02, 2012

Construction spending increased year-over-year, despite a decline between July and August to an annualized rate of $837 billion, according to ...

Conference Board announces increase in U.S. leading...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 30, 2011

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.8 percent in May to 114.7 (2004 = 100), ...

SAFETEA-LU Extended Again. Again.

Posted by John Latta on Dec 10, 2010

I suppose the best that can be said of it is that they didn't go playing brinkmanship games. The House just ...

It’s this simple. Good roads cost us less.

Posted by John Latta on Nov 30, 2010

Here is a very simple observation made by a newspaperman after the release of a new report. He points out ...

The Kansas Crunch

Posted by John Latta on Nov 02, 2010

I keep coming across scenarios that worry me because they could be the tips of icebergs. As funding for transportation ...

Yet more states are thinking outside the public funding...

Posted by John Latta on Sep 20, 2010

Wanna buy a road? Two more states are reacting to the inevitable. They must have money for roads but the usual ...

Texas DOT may get back into the toll business

Posted by John Latta on Aug 23, 2010

Come January there will  be increasing pressure on TDOT  to get into business with private toll road companies. Two years ago ...

We’re moving towards more tolling

Posted by John Latta on Aug 04, 2010

Itr's possible that the (voting) public is begining to see what happens when there is too little money for highways and ...

Five-year highway construction program approved

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jul 13, 2010

Missouri's five-year highway construction program was approved July 1, 2010, by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, but it's only ...

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