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Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve had in 10 years” to get out of highway funding dead end

Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 30, 2015

All the talk about the upcoming highway bill reauthorization—now in an extension until May—had a familiar ring to Ben Brock, ...

U.S. Chamber of Congress, AAA and ATA urge Congress to raise gas tax to fund long-term highway bill

U.S. Chamber of Congress, AAA and ATA urge Congress to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 27, 2015

With the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) inching ever so closer to insolvency, organizations are redoubling efforts to ensure Congress is ...

Corporate tax code reforms have early bi-partisan support as method for funding long-term highway bill this year

Corporate tax code reforms have early bi-partisan...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2015

After President Barack Obama made a brief mention of infrastructure funding in his State of the Union address last week, ...

AGC economist forecasts strong construction growth thanks to ‘shale gale’, Panama Canal expansion

AGC economist forecasts strong construction growth...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 07, 2014

The morning after Republicans won back the U.S. Senate, Ken Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, ...

California to test feasibility of mileage tax

California to test feasibility of mileage tax

Posted by Staff Report on Oct 15, 2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation into law that will allow the state to implement a pilot program to ...

With Prop 1, Texas may break the logjam, spur innovation in highway funding

With Prop 1, Texas may break the logjam, spur...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 14, 2014

In November, Texans will go to the polls and vote on Proposition 1, which, in a nutshell, proposes to take ...

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 05, 2014

Here’s a look at the Highway Trust Fund that is notoriously in danger of going in the red. For now, ...

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 05, 2014

Here’s a look at the Highway Trust Fund that is notoriously in danger of going in the red. For now, ...

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 05, 2014

Here’s a look at the Highway Trust Fund that is notoriously in danger of going in the red. For now, ...

DOT only taken half of bridge safety measures required by MAP-21 law

DOT only taken half of bridge safety measures required...

Posted by Staff Report on Sep 02, 2014

Only 12 of the 24 bridge safety actions required by the current MAP-21 highway funding law have been implemented by ...

Recent toll road poll proves nothing; private financing of public roads is still a bad idea

Recent toll road poll proves nothing; private financing...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 22, 2014

The Reason Foundation and the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates recently traded jabs over a poll that purports to show Americans ...

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse of road building’s future without a gas tax increase

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 12, 2014

Last week I wrote about how states that engage in public-private partnerships (P3s) and other types of debt and bond ...

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