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Senate Dems threaten to block all short-term highway plans

Senate Dems threaten to block all short-term highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 17, 2015

Democrats in the U.S. Senate dropped an ultimatum on Republicans Tuesday, threatening to block any short-term extension of highway funding ...

Rhode Island legislators propose $60 million bridge restoration efforts from current funding

Rhode Island legislators propose $60 million bridge...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 17, 2015

The Rhode Island House Republican Caucus proposed a fiscal year 2016 budget amendment, H5900 Substitute A, to dedicate $60 million ...

New $4.3 billion plan for Interstate 35 in Austin would add lanes

New $4.3 billion plan for Interstate 35 in Austin would...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 17, 2015

Texas officials announced on June 15 a new 10-year, $4.3 billion plan to ease congestion on Interstate 35 in Austin. The ...

FHWA provides grants for Wisconsin, New Hampshire bridge projects

FHWA provides grants for Wisconsin, New Hampshire...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 17, 2015

Two state departments of transportation will receive $1.03 million in grants to “speed deployment of innovative technologies” as part of ...

Crews begin installation of Big Bertha’s new seal system

Crews begin installation of Big Bertha’s new seal...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 16, 2015

While the rest of her massive frame waits below ground, Big Bertha has undergone the most pivotal portion of her ...

Pelosi hints at approval for trade package if Republicans support long-term transportation funding

Pelosi hints at approval for trade package if...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 16, 2015

The trade adjustment assistance (TAA) bill shot down by members of the House last week might get support from Democrats ...

Louisiana legislature passes 2 bills to boost road funding

Louisiana legislature passes 2 bills to boost road...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 16, 2015

The Louisiana Senate passed two bills last week to boost road funding by about $100 million per year. The New Orleans ...

House Ways & Means to “explore new ideas” for long-term financing of Highway Trust Fund

House Ways & Means to “explore new...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 15, 2015

The House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing June 17 to discuss long-term financing for the Highway Trust Fund ...

Awaiting a budget, Illinois DOT cuts $100+ million in road projects

Awaiting a budget, Illinois DOT cuts $100+ million in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 15, 2015

The Illinois Department of Transportation had to cut $103 million in road projects from a contract letting June 12 because ...

Iowa Transportation Commission approves state transportation improvement program with $3.2 billion for highways

Iowa Transportation Commission approves state...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 15, 2015

The Iowa Transportation Commission (ITC) has signed off on the fiscal year 2016-2020 Iowa Transportation Improvement Program, which includes a ...

Michigan House passes $1.2 billion road package

Michigan House passes $1.2 billion road package

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 15, 2015

Lawmakers in the Michigan House of Representatives narrowly passed a 12-bill package to provide $1.16 billion for infrastructure work. The funds ...

Lee again files bill to get rid of the federal gas tax

Lee again files bill to get rid of the federal gas tax

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 12, 2015

As the future of federal transportation funding remains up in the air, two Republican lawmakers have filed a bill that ...

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