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Texas Senate will vote on using portion of vehicle taxes for highway funding

Texas Senate will vote on using portion of vehicle...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

The Texas Senate Transportation Committee approved a bill that would dedicate a portion of motor vehicle taxes to road and bridge ...

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 ...

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway funding, won’t mean cheaper pump prices

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

The California State Board of Equalization voted to reduce the state's gasoline tax to 30 cents per gallon from 36 cents, ...

South Dakota’s roads and bridges face significant deterioration in next decade if current funding levels hold

South Dakota’s roads and bridges face significant...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

South Dakota suffers from a list of transportation issues, including nationally ubiquitous deteriorated bridges and roads and low funding, in addition ...

TCC applauds bipartisan congressional letter supporting long-term transportation bill, Highway Trust Fund

TCC applauds bipartisan congressional letter supporting...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 25, 2015

Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) leadership called a recent bipartisan letter from nearly 300 House of Representatives members calling for action on funding transportation ...

Michigan DOT doesn’t hold contractors to project warranties, audit finds

Michigan DOT doesn’t hold contractors to project...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 24, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) isn’t holding roadwork contractors properly accountable for warranties on their projects, which puts the cost of ...

Highway Trust Fund uncertainty to delay $1 billion in Arkansas projects

Highway Trust Fund uncertainty to delay $1 billion in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 24, 2015

The cloud of doubt and uncertainty hovering over the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) could delay roughly $1 billion in Arkansas highway ...

Idaho bill proposes increases to vehicle registration fees and fuel taxes to fund transportation efforts

Idaho bill proposes increases to vehicle registration...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 23, 2015

Members of the Idaho House Transportation and Defense Committee have but forth a bill to provide nearly $200 million in transportation ...

FHWA releases $232 million for emergency road and bridge repairs

FHWA releases $232 million for emergency road and...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 20, 2015

Twenty-six states and Puerto Rico are set to receive $232 million in Emergency Relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration for ...

Ground broken on Florida’s I-4 Ultimate project

Ground broken on Florida’s I-4 Ultimate project

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 20, 2015

Florida Gov. Rick Scott officially kicked off the metropolitan Orlando Interstate 4 improvement project at a groundbreaking ceremony Feb. 17 in ...

ACPA promotes Wathne to executive vice president

ACPA promotes Wathne to executive vice president

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 20, 2015

Leif Wathne has been promoted to executive vice president of the American Concrete Pavement Association, the group announced. Wathne has been with ...

Georgia drivers pay extra $8 billion annually due to deficient roads TRIP report finds

Georgia drivers pay extra $8 billion annually due to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 19, 2015

Deficient roads in Georgia costs the state’s motorists nearly $8 billion in additional vehicle operating costs and expenses related to safety ...

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