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Recent talks suggest Congress has put transportation funding on the back burner

Recent talks suggest Congress has put transportation...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2013

After attending last week's Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) fly-in visit with Congress, John Latta, the editor of our sister site ...

Arrest of excavator operator in Philly building collapse raises questions about marijuana legalization, contractor regulations

Arrest of excavator operator in Philly building...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2013

After an investigation of what caused the demolition of a downtown Philadelphia building to turn deadly, a 42-year-old equipment operator ...

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are more important than their iPhone or TV

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

To say the findings of a recent study reported on by our sister site Better Roads are a bit shocking ...

Construction spending up 0.4% in April despite another dip in government spending

Construction spending up 0.4% in April despite another...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2013

Spending on construction projects in the United States rose 0.4 percent in April, continuing a volatile trend in 2013 of ...

Nonresidential construction index indicates gradual improvement, notes concerns with sequester, labor shortage

Nonresidential construction index indicates gradual...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 30, 2013

The FMI Nonresidential Construction Index has reached the highest mark since its inception in the first quarter of 2009. Released ...

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 ...

Funding isn’t there to rebuild partially-collapsed I-5 bridge in Washington

Funding isn’t there to rebuild...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2013

Despite the increased attention it has given to the problem, the aftermath of a partial collapse of a bridge on ...

Obama slashes review and approval times for infrastructure projects

Obama slashes review and approval times for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 24, 2013

As he said he would do shortly after his infrastructure-heavy State of the Union address, President Barack Obama has signed ...

Immigration bill gains Senate committee’s approval, retains limit on construction visas but increases H-1B visas for highly skilled workers

Immigration bill gains Senate committee’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 23, 2013

With a 13-5 vote Tuesday night, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved an immigration bill that would give 11.5 million immigrants ...

AED and 17 construction industry groups call for House to support approval of Keystone XL pipeline

AED and 17 construction industry groups call for House...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2013

In a letter addressed to Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California, the ...

A history of American infrastructure funding and how to go about establishing new financing tools

A history of American infrastructure funding and how to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2013

Just about anyone with knowledge on the subject of infrastructure and transportation funding in the U.S. that you talk to ...

Obama taps Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx as Transportation Secretary

Obama taps Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2013

According to a report from our sister site Better Roads, President Barack Obama has tapped Charlotte, North Carolina Mayor Anthony ...

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