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House transportation committee schedules transportation bill markup

House transportation committee schedules transportation...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 15, 2015

At least one committee in the U.S. House of Representatives has signaled it's ready to make a move on a transportation ...

AAA poll finds 70% of Americans want Congress to spend more on roads

AAA poll finds 70% of Americans want Congress to spend...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 14, 2015

Nearly three-fourths of Americans are ready for Congress to finally increase the amount of money that gets spent on roads and ...

Lack of funding front and center in ARTBA Student Transportation Video Contest winners

Lack of funding front and center in ARTBA Student...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 12, 2015

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association named two students the winners of the fifth edition of the organization's Student Transportation ...

Virginia DOT gets $55.5 million in extra federal funds for road work

Virginia DOT gets $55.5 million in extra federal funds...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 08, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration recently reallocated $55.5 million in federal funds to Virginia that will go toward repaving 400 miles ...

House Majority leader pledges to pass a long-term highway bill

House Majority leader pledges to pass a long-term...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 01, 2015

The favorite to replace John Boehner (R-Ohio) as the Speaker of the House has gone on record vowing to pass ...

Four contractors compete for $1.1 billion I-285/GA 400 interchange project in Atlanta

Four contractors compete for $1.1 billion I-285/GA 400...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 30, 2015

Georgia is set to spend more money than it's ever spent on a road project to redesign and reconstruct the ...

Florida DOT wins grand prize at America’s Transportation Awards National Competition

Florida DOT wins grand prize at America’s...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 29, 2015

The Florida Department of Transportation took home top honors at the 2015 America's Transportation Awards on Sunday. FDOT beat out the competition ...

Caterpillar CEO says Congress’ inaction on long-term highway bill threatens nation’s future

Caterpillar CEO says Congress’ inaction on...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 24, 2015

The chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc. is again speaking out in favor of a long-term highway bill. Doug Oberhelman wrote a column ...

APWA joins 82 organizations calling on House to pass long-term highway bill

APWA joins 82 organizations calling on House to pass...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 17, 2015

The American Public Works Association is ready for the House of Representatives to pass a long-term transportation bill, and the organization ...

USDOT announces $42 million for next-gen connected vehicles and infrastructure technology

USDOT announces $42 million for next-gen connected...

Posted by Chris Hill on Sep 15, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced Monday it is providing up to $42 million for next-generation technology for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) ...

Congress back in session as Highway Trust Fund deadline looms

Congress back in session as Highway Trust Fund deadline...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 11, 2015

Congress was back in session this week after the August recess, and the clock is ticking for lawmakers to act ...

Stronger Big Bertha cutter head lowered back into its pit for tunneling

Stronger Big Bertha cutter head lowered back into its...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 27, 2015

Big Bertha's massive cutter head is back underground after months of repairs were made to get the world's largest tunnel-boring ...

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