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LaHood pushes for 10-cent gas tax hike during St. Louis visit

LaHood pushes for 10-cent gas tax hike during St. Louis...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 02, 2014

During a trip to St. Louis, Mo., on Tuesday, former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood pushed for a 10-cent-per-gallon gas tax ...

Obama pushes for transportation funding during Key Bridge visit

Obama pushes for transportation funding during Key...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 01, 2014

During his visit to the Key Bridge in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, President Barack Obama urged Congress to quickly pass ...

VIDEO: Rep. Delaney uses graphics to tout Partnership to Build America Act as infrastructure investment

VIDEO: Rep. Delaney uses graphics to tout Partnership...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 18, 2014

Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) is touting his proposed legislation as a solution to America’s need for infrastructure investment. In a video ...

LIUNA hits the road with ‘Getting Schooled in Infrastructure’ bus tour

LIUNA hits the road with ‘Getting Schooled in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 18, 2014

The Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) this week began its national bus tour promoting infrastructure investment. The tour, dubbed ...

Lawmaker looks to crude oil tax, indexed diesel tax for Highway Trust Fund solution; Plan would remove gas tax

Lawmaker looks to crude oil tax, indexed diesel tax for...

Posted by Staff Report on Jun 17, 2014

As the Highway Trust Fund’s insolvency looms, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) has introduced a highway funding plan that would repeal ...

What World Cup host Brazil can teach the U.S. about ignoring infrastructure needs

What World Cup host Brazil can teach the U.S. about...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 16, 2014

In the search for morality tales about the consequences of inadequate investment in infrastructure, it would be hard to top ...

Survey finds 68% of Americans want increased federal transportation funding, most willing to pay higher gas taxes

Survey finds 68% of Americans want increased federal...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 12, 2014

Two-thirds of Americans, or 68 percent, want the federal government to invest more in roads, bridges and mass transit systems, ...

Obama signs water projects reauthorization bill into law

Obama signs water projects reauthorization bill into...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 11, 2014

President Barack Obama signed the $12.3 billion Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) into law on Tuesday, marking the ...

2 construction workers killed in Arkansas logging truck wreck

2 construction workers killed in Arkansas logging truck...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

Two construction workers on a bridge construction site died Tuesday in a sudden logging truck accident in Clinton, Arkansas. According to a ...

Can cutting Postal Service spending save highway construction funding? House GOP moves forward with controversial plan

Can cutting Postal Service spending save highway...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 04, 2014

House Republican leaders are moving forward with a plan to fund the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) with savings from cutting ...

Elected officials recognize public works officials for contributions to infrastructure

Elected officials recognize public works officials for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 25, 2014

Several state governors in the U.S. and Premiers in Canada last week recognized public works officials for their contributions to ...

Travel industry survey: ‘Crumbling infrastructure’ poses economic threat

Travel industry survey: ‘Crumbling...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 23, 2014

The “crumbling infrastructure” in the U.S. threatens global competitiveness as well as job and economic growth, business leaders say. A survey ...

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