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Associations rally for long-term highway funding bill during World of Asphalt

Associations rally for long-term highway funding bill...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 23, 2015

Leaders from five road and bridge building-related trade associations held a rally for World of Apshalt and AGG1 attendees pushing ...

DOT crews begin process of patching winter’s wrath felt by Mississippi roads

DOT crews begin process of patching winter’s...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 17, 2015

Work is presently underway by Mississippi Department of Transportation to repair potholes in roads damaged by an unusual foe to ...

18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for highway, bridge projects

18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

The latest report from the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) shows that 18 states and the District of Columbia use variable-rate gas ...

North Carolina bill proposes gas tax increase for road construction funding

North Carolina bill proposes gas tax increase for road...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 18, 2015

North Carolina Senate bill S20, passed February 12, would increase the minimum motor fuel excise tax by 67 percent, while raising the ...

Tennessee eyes weight-distance tax to boost road funding

Tennessee eyes weight-distance tax to boost road...

Posted by Todd Dills on Dec 17, 2014

The Chattanooga Time Free Press has reported on a panel session in the Tennessee state legislature that showed lawmakers considering a weight-distance tax ...

Recent toll road poll proves nothing; private financing of public roads is still a bad idea

Recent toll road poll proves nothing; private financing...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 22, 2014

The Reason Foundation and the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates recently traded jabs over a poll that purports to show Americans ...

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to find a long-term highway funding solution sooner rather than later

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 09, 2014

The White House, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and several industry associations are urging Congress to find a highway funding solution ...

Utah transportation panel considers gas tax hike

Utah transportation panel considers gas tax hike

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 22, 2014

The state gas tax in Utah may start rising if a proposed hike is approved. The state’s Transportation Interim Committee on ...

Connecticut could bond $11.9 million for road repairs

Connecticut could bond $11.9 million for road repairs

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 22, 2014

Connecticut could see more funding for highway repairs in the coming weeks. Gov. Dannel Malloy said this week that the state ...

Missouri’s new sales tax hike expected to generate $534 million each year for transportation

Missouri’s new sales tax hike expected to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 30, 2014

The Missouri Senate on Tuesday passed a less than 1-cent sales tax increase aimed at improving transportation in the state, ...

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 25, 2014

How much does your state need each year to fund necessary road repairs through 2017? Texas needs $4,636 million annually, making ...

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Reeves rejects statewide gas tax hike, supports bond bill

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Reeves rejects statewide gas tax...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 07, 2014

Missisppi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday at the Stennis Capitol Press Corps luncheon in Jackson that he won’t support ...

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