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U.S. construction spending ticks up 0.1% in May despite dip in home building

U.S. construction spending ticks up 0.1% in May despite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2014

Construction spending in the U.S. saw a slight increase in May and for the second straight month the gains are ...

HTF 101: How the Highway Trust Fund works

HTF 101: How the Highway Trust Fund works

Posted by EQW Staff on Jun 12, 2014

The Highway Trust Fund (HTF) is a major talking point in the highway construction industry right now, especially because the ...

Foxx on highway spending: ‘We need to move forward’

Foxx on highway spending: ‘We need to move forward’

Posted by EQW Staff on May 18, 2014

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday urged union workers to tell Congress that “we need to move forward” and increase ...

Jackson County, Michigan to take on more than $29 million in highway projects this summer

Jackson County, Michigan to take on more than $29...

Posted by EQW Staff on May 08, 2014

Jackson County, Michigan is set to begin $29 million in highway projects in the coming months, MLive reports. Related: VIDEO: Michigan ...

Michigan DOT invests $1.1 million in safety improvements with Midland roundabout

Michigan DOT invests $1.1 million in safety...

Posted by EQW Staff on Apr 24, 2014

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced on Thursday that it will begin work on a new roundabout in Midland ...

Congress passes omnibus bill, includes $71.3 billion for transportation

Congress passes omnibus bill, includes $71.3 billion...

Posted by EQW Staff on Jan 17, 2014

The $1 trillion government spending bill for 2014 cleared Congress yesterday, providing a total of $71.3 billion for transportation spending. The ...

U.S. construction spending up 1% in November to nearly 5-year high

U.S. construction spending up 1% in November to nearly...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 02, 2014

Construction spending in the U.S. rose 1 percent in November of last year to reach a nearly 5-year high. Spending reached ...

Construction spending up 0.8% in October to nearly 4 1/2-year high

Construction spending up 0.8% in October to nearly 4...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 02, 2013

Construction spending in the U.S. rose 0.8 percent in October to a nearly 4 1/2-year high. Construction spending reached a seasonally ...

With lack of transportation funding, highway contractors shift to other fields

With lack of transportation funding, highway...

Posted by EQW Staff on Nov 27, 2013

The recent drop in transportation infrastructure spending has some highway contractors moving to other fields such and energy exploration, according ...

Construction spending up 0.6% August to 4-1/2-year high

Construction spending up 0.6% August to 4-1/2-year high

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 22, 2013

Construction spending in the U.S. rose by 0.6 percent in August to its highest point since April 2009, according to ...

NAPA president urges Congress to “move quickly” with transportation funding plan

NAPA president urges Congress to “move quickly”...

Posted by EQW Staff on Aug 08, 2013

National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) President Mike Acott released a statement yesterday regarding the House and Senate failing to pass ...

Texas lawmakers pass transportation funding bill

Texas lawmakers pass transportation funding bill

Posted by EQW Staff on Aug 06, 2013

The Texas Legislature ended its third special session Monday night when it passed a measure to fund state transportation projects, ...

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