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Sequester to cut $4 billion from federal construction programs

Sequester to cut $4 billion from federal construction...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 05, 2013

Sequestration, the automatic federal spending cuts that took effect on March 1, will cut more than $4 billion from federal ...

Scientists develop first self-healing protective coating for concrete

Scientists develop first self-healing protective...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2013

Just last week we heard about a formula of asphalt that, when heated by induction, can actually repair itself. And ...

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far in current fiscal year

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 15, 2013

Federal funds obligated by federal, state and local departments of transportation (DOTs) have increased $7 billion during the current fiscal ...

Transportation Sec. LaHood praises Obama’s focus on infrastructure in State of the Union

Transportation Sec. LaHood praises Obama’s focus...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 14, 2013

President Barack Obama spent a great deal of time discussing the sad state of American  infrastructure in his State of ...

CBO: Highway Trust Fund should fulfill obligations through 2014

CBO: Highway Trust Fund should fulfill obligations...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 11, 2013

According to the latest forecast from the Congressional Budget Office, the Highway Trust Fund will have insufficient revenues by the ...

Transportation Sec. LaHood: “America is one big pothole”

Transportation Sec. LaHood: “America is one big...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 08, 2013

During an interview on National Public Radio's "The Diane Rehm Show," outgoing U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood asked lawmakers and ...

States begin new projects rather than repairing, maintaining existing infrastructure

States begin new projects rather than repairing,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2013

The main reason the U.S. can't afford to maintain its existing roads and bridges? States keep building new ones, reports ...

Transportation Secretary LaHood changes mind, plans to step down

Transportation Secretary LaHood changes mind, plans to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 29, 2013

After telling Bloomberg one week ago that he planned to continue as Transportation Secretary for President Barack Obama's second term, ...

LaHood to continue as Transportation Secretary

LaHood to continue as Transportation Secretary

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 28, 2013

United States Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said he plans to remain in his position for an indefinite period during President ...

$1 trillion spending gap for U.S. infrastructure holds real consequences

$1 trillion spending gap for U.S. infrastructure holds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 17, 2013

"Infrastructure is the most important thing you never think about," Jim Hoecker, the former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory ...

Massachusetts Transportation Secretary reveals 10-year, $1.02 billion plan

Massachusetts Transportation Secretary reveals 10-year,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 15, 2013

Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Richard Davey has unveiled a 10-year plan to upkeep and update the state's transportation system, which he ...

Video: East span of the Bay Bridge is born

Video: East span of the Bay Bridge is born

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 09, 2013

Over the past three-and-a-half years, workers have been busy constructing the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. ...

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