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Illinois Tollway to invest $1.63 billion for transportation infrastructure in 2015

Illinois Tollway to invest $1.63 billion for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

Illinois Tollway plans to spend $1.63 billion on transportation infrastructure improvements in 2015 as part of its $12 billion capital program, Move ...

18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for highway, bridge projects

18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

The latest report from the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) shows that 18 states and the District of Columbia use variable-rate gas ...

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway funding, won’t mean cheaper pump prices

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

The California State Board of Equalization voted to reduce the state's gasoline tax to 30 cents per gallon from 36 cents, ...

South Dakota’s roads and bridges face significant deterioration in next decade if current funding levels hold

South Dakota’s roads and bridges face significant...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

South Dakota suffers from a list of transportation issues, including nationally ubiquitous deteriorated bridges and roads and low funding, in addition ...

TCC applauds bipartisan congressional letter supporting long-term transportation bill, Highway Trust Fund

TCC applauds bipartisan congressional letter supporting...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 25, 2015

Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) leadership called a recent bipartisan letter from nearly 300 House of Representatives members calling for action on funding transportation ...

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline construction; bill heads back to Congress

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline construction; bill...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2015

Citing a contempt for the national interest on the part of Congress, President Barack Obama vetoed a bill that would ...

FHWA releases $232 million for emergency road and bridge repairs

FHWA releases $232 million for emergency road and...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 20, 2015

Twenty-six states and Puerto Rico are set to receive $232 million in Emergency Relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration for ...

ACPA promotes Wathne to executive vice president

ACPA promotes Wathne to executive vice president

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 20, 2015

Leif Wathne has been promoted to executive vice president of the American Concrete Pavement Association, the group announced. Wathne has been with ...

Georgia drivers pay extra $8 billion annually due to deficient roads TRIP report finds

Georgia drivers pay extra $8 billion annually due to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 19, 2015

Deficient roads in Georgia costs the state’s motorists nearly $8 billion in additional vehicle operating costs and expenses related to safety ...

Wisconsin road building debt to increase under governor’s proposal

Wisconsin road building debt to increase under...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 18, 2015

Gov. Scott Walker’s current $1.3 billion road construction borrowing proposal would up state borrowing for road projects to a point that ...

North Carolina bill proposes gas tax increase for road construction funding

North Carolina bill proposes gas tax increase for road...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 18, 2015

North Carolina Senate bill S20, passed February 12, would increase the minimum motor fuel excise tax by 67 percent, while raising the ...

The 3 things needed right now to repair our nation’s bridges, according to 12 DOTs

The 3 things needed right now to repair our...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2015

The nation’s infrastructure system can be likened to an economic circulatory system – giving us freedom, opportunity and mobility—and this ...

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