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CHARTS: Americans don’t pay enough for roads

CHARTS: Americans don’t pay enough for roads

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 23, 2013

A great report from The Atlantic Cities brings two charts into focus that do a great job of illustrating why ...

Construction industry lobbyists continue to fight for more guest worker visas as immigration bill moves to House

Construction industry lobbyists continue to fight for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2013

As the House of Representatives prepares to consider the immigration bill that recently passed the Senate, construction industry lobbyists are ...

Senate confirms Anthony Foxx as next Secretary of Transportation

Senate confirms Anthony Foxx as next Secretary of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 28, 2013

In a unanimous vote Thursday, the Senate confirmed Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation, our sister site Better Roads reported. Foxx ...

Senate Committee approves nomination of Anthony Foxx for Secretary of Transportation

Senate Committee approves nomination of Anthony Foxx...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2013

As expected, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx's confirmation as the next U.S. Secretary of Transportation is going smoothly. On Monday, the Senate ...

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 ...

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