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Rhode Island proposes $1.1 billion transportation bill that would create 12,000 jobs, impose tax on trucking

Rhode Island proposes $1.1 billion transportation bill...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 29, 2015

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is proposing a long-term budget amendment that would increase spending on roads, bridges, and mass ...

Analysis rates structurally deficient bridges by Congressional district

Analysis rates structurally deficient bridges by...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 29, 2015

Transit Labs, a transportation system analysis firm, has ranked bridge conditions across the U.S. by congressional district, the results of ...

Vermont governor signs $616 million transportation bill

Vermont governor signs $616 million transportation bill

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 29, 2015

Just as the federal government patches the national transportation fund, Vermont’s governor signed into law a bill to send hundreds ...

Federal grant to provide $2 million to repair roads damaged by Joplin tornado reconstruction

Federal grant to provide $2 million to repair roads...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 29, 2015

A grant of $2 million from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) will be used to repair roads in Duquesne, ...

Top FHWA official says unfinished Spokane project proves need for long-term highway bill

Top FHWA official says unfinished Spokane project...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 28, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s acting administrator toured the incomplete North Spokane Corridor last week and said the half-built project ...

Cedar Rapids launches 10-year, $180 million paving improvement program

Cedar Rapids launches 10-year, $180 million paving...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 28, 2015

In yet another example of how transportation project funding is becoming more localized, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recently released a 10-year ...

South Carolina eyes using $400 million budget surplus for transportation projects

South Carolina eyes using $400 million budget surplus...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 28, 2015

An expected $400 million budget surplus in South Carolina coffers, set to be certified later this week, presents an opportunity ...

Bill would support Highway Trust Fund by adjusting Obamacare Medicaid match rates

Bill would support Highway Trust Fund by adjusting...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 27, 2015

A bill filed by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Arkansas), would apply an estimated $15 billion each year to the Highway Trust Fund ...

Texas lawmakers cross the aisle on plan to raise the state’s road budget by $3 billion

Texas lawmakers cross the aisle on plan to raise the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 27, 2015

The Texas House of Representatives Transportation chairman and his counterpart in the state’s Senate have reached a deal to inject ...

Senate passes transportation funding patch

Senate passes transportation funding patch

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 26, 2015

Over the weekend, the Senate passed a patch to extend transportation funding through July. In a Saturday voice vote just before ...

Grass tax instead of gas tax for road funding? Michigan lawmaker calls to legalize “pot for potholes”

Grass tax instead of gas tax for road funding? Michigan...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 25, 2015

A lawmaker in Michigan thinks that marijuana could provide some relief for the state’s ailing roads. Rep. Brandon Dillon (D-Grand Rapids) ...

Nearly 450 bridges in Connecticut are structurally deficient

Nearly 450 bridges in Connecticut are structurally...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 25, 2015

Connecticut’s 12 million daily drivers probably find themselves on a bridge that’s not exactly on par with construction standards. The state ...

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