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Obama threatens to veto $55 billion Republican transportation bill

Obama threatens to veto $55 billion Republican...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 03, 2015

Transportation funding remains in limbo after a recent patch, and President Barack Obama is threatening to veto a $55 billion ...

Poll: Infrastructure a mixed priority for likely Iowa Caucus attendees

Poll: Infrastructure a mixed priority for likely Iowa...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 03, 2015

Infrastructure spending has been a hotly debated topic as of late, but it still isn’t as high a priority as ...

DC’s Arlington Memorial Bridge needs millions to return to peak condition

DC’s Arlington Memorial Bridge needs millions to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 03, 2015

Emergency repairs on Arlington Memorial Bridge are costing $3 million, but that’s nothing compared to what it would cost to ...

CBO estimates $85-$90 billion Highway Trust Fund shortfall by 2021

CBO estimates $85-$90 billion Highway Trust Fund...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 02, 2015

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO), at the request of Rep. Sandy Levin (D-Michigan), has projected estimated revenue shortfalls for the Highway ...

Obama signs 2-month extension for highway funding, calls for end of patches

Obama signs 2-month extension for highway funding,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 01, 2015

President Barack Obama signed a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund into law May 29. According to a report from ...

Study finds more than 21% of Indiana’s bridges are deficient

Study finds more than 21% of Indiana’s bridges are...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 01, 2015

A study has found that 21.5 percent of Indiana’s bridges are considered deficient. ABC 6 in Indianapolis reported in addition to 4,103 ...

Top FHWA official says unfinished Spokane project proves need for long-term highway bill

Top FHWA official says unfinished Spokane project...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 28, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s acting administrator toured the incomplete North Spokane Corridor last week and said the half-built project ...

Bill would support Highway Trust Fund by adjusting Obamacare Medicaid match rates

Bill would support Highway Trust Fund by adjusting...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 27, 2015

A bill filed by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Arkansas), would apply an estimated $15 billion each year to the Highway Trust Fund ...

Senate passes transportation funding patch

Senate passes transportation funding patch

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 26, 2015

Over the weekend, the Senate passed a patch to extend transportation funding through July. In a Saturday voice vote just before ...

Grass tax instead of gas tax for road funding? Michigan lawmaker calls to legalize “pot for potholes”

Grass tax instead of gas tax for road funding? Michigan...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 25, 2015

A lawmaker in Michigan thinks that marijuana could provide some relief for the state’s ailing roads. Rep. Brandon Dillon (D-Grand Rapids) ...

Nearly 450 bridges in Connecticut are structurally deficient

Nearly 450 bridges in Connecticut are structurally...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 25, 2015

Connecticut’s 12 million daily drivers probably find themselves on a bridge that’s not exactly on par with construction standards. The state ...

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, ...

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