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Indiana House passes plan to raise taxes on cigarettes and gas to pay for roads

Indiana House passes plan to raise taxes on cigarettes...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

The Indiana House of Representatives has passed a bill that would raise the tax on gas and cigarettes in order ...

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to fund green infrastructure

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

President Barack Obama is aiming to implement more measures to combat climate change, and this time he's eyeing oil companies to foot the bill. The ...

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for inspections

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 28, 2016

Inspectors for the Texas Department of Transportation might soon have a new tool that could make their jobs a little easier. TxDOT has been ...

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased highway funding

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 20, 2016

During Sunday's Democratic presidential debate in Charleston, South Carolina, Sunday night, all three candidates vowed that transportation funding would be one of ...

Concrete overlays: Price parity and growing DOT/municipality use lead industry

Concrete overlays: Price parity and growing...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 19, 2016

Today’s roadbuilding environment requires more results from fewer resources, so extending pavement life is critical. One way to do this ...

California governor proposes annual vehicle fee to fund road construction

California governor proposes annual vehicle fee to fund...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 14, 2016

California needs more money for its aging roads and bridges, but with so many electric and hybrid vehicle drivers, the ...

Roller Compacted Concrete gaining momentum

Roller Compacted Concrete gaining momentum

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Jan 04, 2016

With its placement and quick-set advantages, the use of roller compacted concrete is gaining fresh energy among contractors and road agencies.   "RCC ...

FasTrac skid steer loader concret mixer attachment

FasTrac attachment turns a skid steer into a portable...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 01, 2016

Western Material & Design has introduced a new concrete mixer attachment for skid steers in two models. Dubbed the FasTrac 750, the attachment has ...

AED: Highway bill to stimulate more than $13 billion in heavy equipment sales

AED: Highway bill to stimulate more than $13 billion in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 11, 2015

The newly passed FAST Act that pumps $305 billion into transportation over the next year isn't just good for the ...

States praise Congress for passing long-term highway bill

States praise Congress for passing long-term highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 10, 2015

When Congress passed the first national long-term highway bill in a decade last week, it was a huge relief to ...

Obama signs 5-year highway bill into law

Obama signs 5-year highway bill into law

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 04, 2015

For the first time in a decade the United States has long-term transportation funding as both the House of Representatives and ...

White House says Obama will sign highway bill; House set to vote today

White House says Obama will sign highway bill; House...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 03, 2015

President Barack Obama will sign Congress' new $305 billion transportation bill into law should it pass both the House of ...

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