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Why do highways have to be ugly?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 25, 2009

In a recent post over at the Front Porch Republic blog a writer waxed poetic about his favorite stretch of roadway. ...

CA transit, air quality projects receive $235 million

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 12, 2009

Public transit and air quality projects across California are receiving bond funds to upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize ...

Stimulus funds its 6,000th project; LaHood lauds as as...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 03, 2009

The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA), a.k.a. the stimulus, has funded its 6,000th highway project mark with a $44.5 ...

Another Band-Aid: House passes $7 billion to shore up...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 30, 2009

Well, it's not the ideal solution, but this Band-Aid will at least keep the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) solvent. Just days ...

Another look at replacing the gas tax

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 20, 2009

As we struggle to figure out how to fund the next surface transportation bill, the topic of raising the gas ...

Caltrans allocates $128 million to transportation projects

Caltrans allocates $128 million to transportation...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 11, 2009

The California Transportation Commission today allocated $128 million to 75 transportation projects statewide, including $36 million in economic stimulus funds ...

A Roadmap to Recovery

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 08, 2009

Vice President Joe Biden is presenting to President Barack Obama the Roadmap to Recovery at today's Cabinet meeting. The Roadmap ...

Houses passes resolution supporting National Public...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 07, 2009

U.S. House of Representatives passed H. Res. 313, a resolution supporting National Public Works Week, May 17-23, 2009. Instituted as a ...

Missouri DOT, project partners win two awards for...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 22, 2009

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) and Paseo Corridor Constructors (PCC) Interstate 29/35 Connections "kcICON" Project team has received two ...

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