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Spending of state DOTs places priority on new road construction over repairs

Spending of state DOTs places priority on new road...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 25, 2014

State departments of transportation spend more each year on new road construction than on road repairs, according to a new ...

VIDEO: How a beaten-up 1949 Hudson barely made it across the country to spread the Gospel of Infrastructure

VIDEO: How a beaten-up 1949 Hudson barely made it...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 26, 2014

What's more American than a round-the-country road trip in a vintage vehicle? Fifth-generation roadbuilder Dan McNichol has been driving a rusty, ...

Dire States: Former road builder drives rust bucket across America to demonstrate the sorry state of infrastructure

Dire States: Former road builder drives rust bucket...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 20, 2013

What do a 1949 Hudson Commodore and America's infrastructure have in common? They're both old, neglected and in need of refurbishment. Inspired ...

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 ...

Study identifies most congested cities

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 25, 2010

In today's USA Today. Los Angeles, New York and Chicago take top billing. No surprises there. But there are a ...

Transportation bill back in play?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 07, 2009

Facing unrelentingly bad employment news the White House and Congress seem to be floating some trial balloons about the possibility ...

Stimulus spending: “A trickle instead of a...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 01, 2009

That's how AGC chief economist Ken Simonson characterized the stimulus bill's infrastructure spending thus far in his report on nonresidential ...

Oregon pumps up the spending

Posted by Therese Dunphy on Jun 11, 2009

A transportation bill, already passed by the Oregon House and Senate and enthusiastically endorsed by Gov. Ted Kulongoski, is a ...

Stimulus bill treasure map

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 19, 2009

The Associated Press has put together a county-by-county map of where the infrastructure stimulus funds are being spent. As you ...

A definition of “shovel ready”

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 06, 2009

Thanks to the stimulus bill, the term "shovel ready" has entered the national lexicon. But the closer you look at ...

To finance infrastructure feds should sell land, bonds

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 24, 2009

As it's currently conceived the federal government's proposal to rebuild infrastructure and stimulate the economy is going to be financed ...

Infrastructure funding proposals gain strength: bonds...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 09, 2009

Ah-nold wants you to know he’s pumped about the future of infrastructure spending.   Governor’s Schwarzenegger along with Governor Ed Rendell of ...

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