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Bipartisan highway bill would tie federal gas tax to inflation, create transportation commission

Bipartisan highway bill would tie federal gas tax to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 20, 2015

A bipartisan group of representatives have introduced a long-term bill for funding infrastructure that would tie the gas tax to ...

Paul, Boxer intro bill calling for 6.5% tax on repatriated foreign earnings to fund highway spending

Paul, Boxer intro bill calling for 6.5% tax on...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 20, 2015

As we near the May 31 funding deadline for the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), an expected flurry of proposed legislation ...

ARTBA Highway Trust Fund campaign urges social media, phone calls, and email efforts to reach Congress

ARTBA Highway Trust Fund campaign urges social media,...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 20, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has launched a digital media campaign designed to “amplify the voices of ...

Four-ton pipe rolls from wheel loader, crushes worker in California work zone

Four-ton pipe rolls from wheel loader, crushes worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 16, 2015

While working a highway job near San Francisco Wednesday, a construction worker was crushed and killed by a large pipe. According ...

Missouri commission awards $13 million in road and bridge contracts

Missouri commission awards $13 million in road and...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 06, 2015

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has awarded 11 contracts totaling nearly $13 million for the 24-country Southeast District of the ...

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room” to show drivers the dangers of road construction

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

Construction can be a dangerous job and when you throw in people in a hurry driving alongside you, it becomes ...

USDOT awards $194 million infrastructure loan for part of Orlando’s Wekiva Parkway

USDOT awards $194 million infrastructure loan for part...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 30, 2015

A project that will help complete a beltway around metro Orlando’s northwest side is getting $194 million loan through the Transportation ...

Texas awards first batch of Prop 1 contracts totaling more than $52 million

Texas awards first batch of Prop 1 contracts totaling...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 30, 2015

The Texas Transportation Commission awarded contracts for nine projects in seven Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) districts, representing more than ...

Ohio DOT launches construction season at Opportunity Corridor

Ohio DOT launches construction season at Opportunity...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 18, 2015

The Ohio Department of Transportation began its construction season March 16 at the northern section of Opportunity Corridor that will ...

Ground broken on Indiana’s $400 million “Major Moves 2020″ transportation projects

Ground broken on Indiana’s $400 million “Major...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 17, 2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence recently broke ground to symbolically begin work on the "Major Moves 2020" construction program, representing a $400 ...

Mississippi DOT begins work on Interstate 220 erosion

Mississippi DOT begins work on Interstate 220 erosion

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 13, 2015

Almost immediately after The Federal Highway Administration announced emergency relief funds were being issued to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, ...

Can John Oliver’s stand on U.S. infrastructure do for highway funding what  “Last Week Tonight” did for net neutrality? (VIDEO)

Can John Oliver’s stand on U.S. infrastructure do...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 03, 2015

John Oliver, on the latest episode of his HBO program “Last Week Tonight”, aimed his comedic wit at the issue of ...

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