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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 ...

South Carolina proposes $725 million plan to widen Interstate 27

South Carolina proposes $725 million plan to widen...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 29, 2016

The South Carolina Department of Transportation wants to upgrade sections of Interstate 26, but it's not going to be cheap. The ...

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 ...

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 ...

Alabama road worker killed after being struck by a vehicle

Alabama road worker killed after being struck by a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 11, 2016

An Alabama road worker was killed and another one was seriously injured just as they were finishing up work on ...

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 ...

Kentucky road worker killed after being struck by truck in multi-vehicle crash

Kentucky road worker killed after being struck by truck...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 29, 2015

A worker with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet was killed after he was struck by a truck while doing bridge maintenance. According ...

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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