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Obama signs 3-week transportation funding patch into law

Obama signs 3-week transportation funding patch into...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 30, 2015

President Barack Obama has signed into law a three-week patch to the Highway Trust Fund to prevent a transportation funding stoppage while ...

Senate sends 3-week transportation funding patch to Obama’s desk

Senate sends 3-week transportation funding patch to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 29, 2015

The Senate has passed a three-week patch to the Highway Trust Fund just a day before it was set to expire, ...

House passes 3-week Highway Trust Fund patch for time needed to craft long-term bill

House passes 3-week Highway Trust Fund patch for time...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 28, 2015

The House of Representatives has passed another short-term transportation funding patch, but the countdown to another deadline will go by ...

Texas DOT worker awarded for saving life of man stuck in his truck during flood

Texas DOT worker awarded for saving life of man stuck...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 28, 2015

A Texas Department of Transportation worker was honored with the department's Extra Mile Award recently for his heroics on the ...

House lawmakers propose one more highway funding patch while working on long-term bill

House lawmakers propose one more highway funding patch...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 27, 2015

With the Highway Trust Fund set to expire this week, lawmakers in the House of Representatives have proposed a three- ...

House transportation committee approves 6-year highway bill

House transportation committee approves 6-year highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 23, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has approved a six-year, $325 billion transportation bill. The committee announced it ...

South Carolina taps Christy Hall as new DOT Secretary

South Carolina taps Christy Hall as new DOT Secretary

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 22, 2015

Christy Hall has been working as the Acting Secretary of the South Carolina Department of Transportation since July, but the state ...

All 19 Democratic governors join together to urge Congress to act on a highway bill soon

All 19 Democratic governors join together to urge...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 21, 2015

Every single Democratic governor in the U.S. has joined together to send Congress a letter urging lawmakers to finally pass a ...

Sticking Point: Endangered cacti cause rerouting of road construction in Iowa

Sticking Point: Endangered cacti cause rerouting of...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 20, 2015

The plans for a road set to be built in Iowa had to be changed recently because of endangered cacti growing along the ...

House transportation committee schedules transportation bill markup

House transportation committee schedules transportation...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 15, 2015

At least one committee in the U.S. House of Representatives has signaled it's ready to make a move on a transportation ...

Michigan DOT lets public pick I-275 lane closure plan during construction

Michigan DOT lets public pick I-275 lane closure plan...

Posted by Chris Hill on Oct 15, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation put lane closure plan options up to a public vote for an upcoming Interstate 275 ...

AAA poll finds 70% of Americans want Congress to spend more on roads

AAA poll finds 70% of Americans want Congress to spend...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 14, 2015

Nearly three-fourths of Americans are ready for Congress to finally increase the amount of money that gets spent on roads and ...

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