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National Public Works Week kicks off with “low and slow” infrastructure tour

National Public Works Week kicks off with “low and...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 21, 2015

Author Dan McNichol, who has driven a 1949 Hudson across the country to bring attention to road and bridge conditions, ...

House passes transportation funding patch

House passes transportation funding patch

Posted by Chris Hill on May 20, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved HR 2353, the Highway Transportation Funding Act of 2015 in a 387-35 vote. The ...

Report finds current road, bridge conditions are impairing economic growth in rural areas

Report finds current road, bridge conditions are...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 20, 2015

Research by The Road Improvement Program (TRIP) finds that 15 percent of major rural roads in the U.S. are in poor ...

Work on short-term transportation funding patches heats up as deadline nears

Work on short-term transportation funding patches heats...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 18, 2015

Efforts to create at least a short-term patch for transportation funding are in the works this week, with one bill, ...

Ayotte forwards tax reform bill to create Strengthening America’s Bridges Fund

Ayotte forwards tax reform bill to create Strengthening...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 15, 2015

Amidst the seemingly flurry of bills being introduced ahead of the looming May 31 end to the revenue stream for ...

Senate to begin work on long-term highway bill, but not until current funding has expired

Senate to begin work on long-term highway bill, but not...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 14, 2015

The Senate will hold a hearing on a new long-term transportation bill, but it’s not going to be on the ...

Lack of federal highway funding solution puts 131 Arkansas projects in jeopardy

Lack of federal highway funding solution puts 131...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 14, 2015

More than 100 Arkansas road and bridge construction projects could be in jeopardy if Congress doesn’t extend federal transportation funding. The Arkansas ...

Build USA Act would create American Infrastructure Bank for transportation funding

Build USA Act would create American Infrastructure Bank...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 13, 2015

Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Nebraska) has introduced the Build USA Act, a bill aimed at creating an American Infrastructure Bank (AIB) ...

Foxx: USDOT will need its own LeBron James to secure a fix for highway funding

Foxx: USDOT will need its own LeBron James to secure a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 13, 2015

America may have cast aside monarchy long ago, but maybe only a king would be able to take on transportation ...

California DOT: State needs $5.7 billion more each year to maintain roads

California DOT: State needs $5.7 billion more each year...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 13, 2015

California’s budget falls short on road funding to the tune of about $5.7 billion each year, according to the state’s ...

Report finds voting for, or against, gas tax increases has little impact on state legislator re-election

Report finds voting for, or against, gas tax increases...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 13, 2015

An analysis by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) shows members of neither the Republican or Democratic parties ...

Obama administration kicks off Infrastructure Week funding push

Obama administration kicks off Infrastructure Week...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 12, 2015

As lawmakers on Capitol Hill scramble to extend transportation funding before the end of the month, a week of events ...

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