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The construction industry says, ‘We’re not...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 20, 2009

At Chicago's Soldier Field Today (Home of the Chicago Bears football team) local business leaders, laborers and construction workers rallied ...

DOT recovery spending hits $3 billion but rail money...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 28, 2009

Federal transportation construction programs spent $3.145 billion through Sept. 18 on highways, bridges and other repairs ranging from transit systems ...

New York pinched pennies with stimulus money, results...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 22, 2009

Given the current economy, it seems like everyone is trying to make the most with the least. We're all stretching ...

Caltrans allocated $139 million for transportation, $2...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 11, 2009

The California Transportation Commission allocated $139 million to improve the state’s transportation system and provide further support for the state’s economy.  ...

White House: More jobs in construction as recession...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 18, 2009

Maybe things are finally looking up. Despite the stimulus money that has been allocated, employment levels are still pretty dismal and ...

California gets $85 million for 53 transportation...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 13, 2009

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $85 million for 53 transportation projects statewide, including $5 million in federal economic ...

DOT to award stimulus grants early

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 13, 2009

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced it will accelerate stimulus spending and announce $1.5 billion in TIGER Discretionary Grants as ...

What Would Rep. Mica do?

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 12, 2009

Interested in what Rep. John L. Mica (R-FL), the Republican Leader of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, has ...

Stimulus funds its 6,000th project; LaHood lauds as as...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 03, 2009

The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA), a.k.a. the stimulus, has funded its 6,000th highway project mark with a $44.5 ...

Obama expects unemployment to continue to rise

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 14, 2009

Fantastic. I've now learned that not only is the United States in the most debt it has ever been in ...

It’s high time we came up with a highway funding...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 01, 2009

It's no surprise that the Highway Trust Fund, or HTF,  is almost insolvent again. We've known the time is coming.   Last ...

All U.S. states, territories commit half of stimulus...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 25, 2009

It looks like the constructoin has its work cut out now that more than half of the highway funds through ...

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