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House subcommittee proposes funding cuts for OSHA and MSHA

House subcommittee proposes funding cuts for OSHA and...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 02, 2015

An appropriations subcommittee in the House of Representatives has proposed cuts for both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the ...

Ohio worker’s death creates urgency on inspecting NJ bridges

Ohio worker’s death creates urgency on inspecting NJ...

Posted by Contributed on Jan 26, 2015

Aging infrastructure issues are well-known topics across the political landscape, as President Obama alluded to in his recent State of the ...

Polls show states do not support gas tax increase

Polls show states do not support gas tax increase

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 22, 2015

A trio of state polls show voters in states such as Georgia, New Jersey and Utah do not support gas ...

ARTBA and Building America’s Future respond to Obama’s State of the Union address

ARTBA and Building America’s Future respond to...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 21, 2015

President Obama called for Congress to pass a “bipartisan infrastructure plan” during his Sate of the Union address on Tuesday ...

Obama calls for ‘bipartisan infrastructure plan,’ doesn’t mention gas tax increase

Obama calls for ‘bipartisan infrastructure...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 21, 2015

During his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Obama called for Congress to pass a “bipartisan infrastructure ...

Obama urges Congress to focus on improving infrastructure rather than Keystone XL in State of the Union

Obama urges Congress to focus on improving...

Posted by James Jaillet on Jan 21, 2015

President Barack Obama in his sixth State of the Union address made little mention of issues related directly to construction and transportation, ...

H.R. 83 prevents weight limit change on Mississippi Interstate

H.R. 83 prevents weight limit change on Mississippi...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 22, 2014

President Obama has signed a bill into law that included a section regarding weight limits for U.S. Route 78 in ...

President Obama calls America’s transportation...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 03, 2014

President Obama is embarrassed by the current state of America's transportation infrastructure and he made no bones about it while ...

Obama names new highway safety chief

Obama names new highway safety chief

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 21, 2014

President Obama has chosen National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) member Mark Rosekind to lead the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTHSA). If ...

Highway Trust Fund: Who’s in and who’s out in next Congress

Highway Trust Fund: Who’s in and who’s out in next...

Posted by Staff Report on Nov 19, 2014

  The Republicans delivered quite a trouncing in the recent mid-term elections, and conventional wisdom says a Republican Senate, to go ...

Report: Democratic areas awarded more TIGER grants

Report: Democratic areas awarded more TIGER grants

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 31, 2014

The Obama administration awarded the largest share of $600 million in TIGER grants to projects in Democratic areas even though Republicans ...

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 05, 2014

Here’s a look at the Highway Trust Fund that is notoriously in danger of going in the red. For now, ...

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