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Corporate tax code reforms have early bi-partisan support as method for funding long-term highway bill this year

Corporate tax code reforms have early bi-partisan...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2015

After President Barack Obama made a brief mention of infrastructure funding in his State of the Union address last week, ...

Fingers crossed: Senate highway bill could be unveiled soon

Fingers crossed: Senate highway bill could be unveiled...

Posted by James Jaillet on Jan 23, 2015

Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) may soon unveil a highway funding bill that would direct money to ...

Worker’s death in Ohio bridge collapse places urgency upon New Jersey bridge inspections

Worker’s death in Ohio bridge collapse places...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 23, 2015

Aging infrastructure issues are well-known topics across the political landscape, as President Obama alluded to in his recent State of the ...

Los Angeles at a tipping point: get serious about public transportation or sink into Third World status

Los Angeles at a tipping point: get serious about...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 23, 2015

Last week I got the opportunity to visit Southern California and see how the country's most famous freeways were holding ...

Obama urges Congress to focus on improving infrastructure rather than Keystone XL in State of the Union

Obama urges Congress to focus on improving...

Posted by James Jaillet on Jan 21, 2015

President Barack Obama in his sixth State of the Union address made little mention of issues related directly to construction and transportation, ...

More reasons not to build toll roads

More reasons not to build toll roads

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 19, 2015

As a follow up to my earlier post on the Texas SH 130 toll road, I wanted to elaborate on ...

A drive on a Texas high-speed toll road: Is this how everybody will drive in the future? I hope not.

A drive on a Texas high-speed toll road: Is this how...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 08, 2015

Over the holidays I had the opportunity to travel south on the newest Texas toll road, otherwise known as State ...

At groundbreaking, California trades union head calls high-speed rail construction “greatest infrastructure project” in U.S. history

At groundbreaking, California trades union head calls...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 07, 2015

Despite years of controversy and wondering where the money to fund its construction would come from, ground was officially broken ...

AASHTO: Annual road investment of $120 billion needed to keep up with demand

AASHTO: Annual road investment of $120 billion needed...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 24, 2014

Next year will be a critical year for America’s surface transportation infrastructure, according to a just released report from the American Association ...

Alabama has no plans to raise gas tax; state will rely on next year’s bond issue for road projects

Alabama has no plans to raise gas tax; state will rely...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 15, 2014

Gov. Robert Bentley says he has no plans to ask the Alabama legislature to raise the state’s 16-cent-per-gallon gas tax, ...

Tracked electric vehicles the future of transportation?

Tracked electric vehicles the future of transportation?

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 19, 2014

The TEV Project,  a system of compact, electrically powered roadways for use by electric vehicles, has released a new animation (seen ...

AGC economist forecasts strong construction growth thanks to ‘shale gale’, Panama Canal expansion

AGC economist forecasts strong construction growth...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 07, 2014

The morning after Republicans won back the U.S. Senate, Ken Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, ...

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