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Senate passes 3-month transportation funding extension and long-term DRIVE Act

Senate passes 3-month transportation funding extension...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 31, 2015

The Senate worked double-time on transportation funding issues Thursday, passing the House's $8 billion, three-month extension (H.R. 3236) and its ...

TIGER grant applications reach $9.8 billion, nearly 20x available for transportation projects

TIGER grant applications reach $9.8 billion, nearly 20x...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 31, 2015

Applications for the seventh round of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants amounted ...

Senate on deck for approving House’s 3-month extension for transportation funding

Senate on deck for approving House’s 3-month...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 30, 2015

The House has passed H.R. 3236, a new 3-month extension that provides financing for the Highway Trust Fund and other transportation ...

Connecticut bond commission approves $24.9 million in first round of “Let’s Go CT” infrastructure projects

Connecticut bond commission approves $24.9 million in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 30, 2015

The Connecticut State Bond Commission has approved $24.9 million in the first round of infrastructure projects under the “Let’s Go ...

House to ignore long-term transportation funding bill and vote on 3-month extension to force Senate’s hand

House to ignore long-term transportation funding bill...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 29, 2015

The House plans to vote today on a new short-term extension for transportation funding, extending solvency for the Highway Trust Fund ...

Funding for Missouri transportation projects jumps 4.5% over projections

Funding for Missouri transportation projects jumps 4.5%...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 29, 2015

Fiscal year 2015 revenue from state taxes and fees used for funding transportation projects in Missouri increased by 4.5 percent ...

Senators continue policy games with transportation funding bill as July 31 deadline looms

Senators continue policy games with transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 28, 2015

While the Senate’s DRIVE Act, H.R. 22, is being lauded for the potential it brings for the first long-term transportation ...

Georgia DOT awards two bridge projects from new $100 million bridge bond program

Georgia DOT awards two bridge projects from new $100...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 27, 2015

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has awarded two bridge and approach construction contracts that will be funded from a ...

Photographer documents the art of American highway interchanges

Photographer documents the art of American highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 24, 2015

Photographer Peter Andrew has travelled the globe taking aerial pictures of the highway interchanges transporting people all over the world, and the ...

TRIP report shows 28% of U.S. major urban roads are in substandard or poor condition

TRIP report shows 28% of U.S. major urban roads are in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 24, 2015

The Road Improvement Program’s (TRIP) recent report on major urban roads finds that 28 percent, including Interstates and freeways, are ...

U.S. drivers log 1.26 trillion miles through May, breaking record set 8 years ago

U.S. drivers log 1.26 trillion miles through May,...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 24, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) reports an estimated 1.26 trillion miles were traveled on U.S. roadways through May of this ...

Senate votes to carry on with 6-year transportation funding bill

Senate votes to carry on with 6-year transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 23, 2015

The Senate DRIVE Act is out of limbo after a 62-36 vote late Wednesday evening that will allow the bill to move ...

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