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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 ...

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel tax increase to maintain roads

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel...

Posted by Staff Report on Aug 01, 2013

Ever wonder why some research studies show substantial public support for increased fuel taxes and other studies show the opposite? It ...

U.S. infrastructure spending has plummeted in last 5 years

U.S. infrastructure spending has plummeted in last 5...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 30, 2013

According to a report from our sister site Better Roads, infrastructure spending in the U.S. has plummeted in the last ...

Are Americans “not willing to pay” for longer-lasting roads?

Are Americans “not willing to pay” for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2013

Over at our sister site Better Roads, columnist Kirk Landers has put together a pretty interesting, and brutally honest, estimation ...

Highway construction up 4.3% annually in January thanks to warmer weather

Highway construction up 4.3% annually in January thanks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2013

Highway construction was up 4.3 percent in January over January 2012, largely due to warmer weather, according to the American ...

Maryland Gov. proposes fuel tax changes to fund transportation projects

Maryland Gov. proposes fuel tax changes to fund...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2013

Maryland is the latest state looking to use the fuel tax as a way to fund transportation infrastructure projects. Recently, Gov. ...

We Are Not Alone

Posted by John Latta on May 21, 2012

I was reading a journalist’s work recently in which he makes the point that infrastructure problems are “impeding economic development.” ...

Parsons appoints VP, MENA+ talent management

Parsons appoints VP, MENA+ talent management

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 10, 2012

Daniel L. “Dan” Garbutt has assumed the position of vice president, MENA+ Talent Management at Parson. In his new ...

Senate passes two-year transportation bill

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 14, 2012

In an overwhelming show of support, the U.S. Senate today voted to pass a two-year transportation bill valued at $109 ...

Massachusetts safety group wants more highway safety...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 16, 2010

A Massachusetts group is promoting worker safety after a state highway inspector was killed on the job Sept. 14, according ...

TRIP: Show N.H. the money to fix failing bridges, roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 21, 2010

One-third of New Hampshire’ major roads are deteriorated, 32 percent of the state’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, ...

Iowa DOT approves $2.3 billion road-widening project

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 10, 2010

The Iowa Transportation Commission on June 8 approved a five-year state highway program that includes $110 million to widen Interstate ...

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