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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 ...

Congress passes $1.1 trillion spending bill; cuts $5 billion from federal construction accounts

Congress passes $1.1 trillion spending bill; cuts $5...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 15, 2014

Two days after the legislation was passed by a tight vote in the House, the Senate passed a $1.1 trillion ...

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, ...

President Obama calls America’s transportation...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 03, 2014

President Obama is embarrassed by the current state of America's transportation infrastructure and he made no bones about it while ...

Reps using former President Reagan to push for gas tax increase

Reps using former President Reagan to push for gas tax...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 03, 2014

A bipartisan pair of House members are attempting to build support for a federal gas tax increase by using former ...

Wisconsin approves $670 million worth of repairs

Wisconsin approves $670 million worth of repairs

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 02, 2014

  The Wisconsin Transportation Panel has approved three major highway repair projects that will total approximately $670 million. Gov. Scott Walker, who chairs ...

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, ...

Gov. Scott Walker considers replacing Wisconsin’s gas tax

Gov. Scott Walker considers replacing Wisconsin’s...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 16, 2014

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is considering replacing the state's gasoline tax with a sales tax on gas and alternative vehicle fuel sources ...

California to test feasibility of mileage tax

California to test feasibility of mileage tax

Posted by Staff Report on Oct 15, 2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation into law that will allow the state to implement a pilot program to ...

With Prop 1, Texas may break the logjam, spur innovation in highway funding

With Prop 1, Texas may break the logjam, spur...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 14, 2014

In November, Texans will go to the polls and vote on Proposition 1, which, in a nutshell, proposes to take ...

Tolling becoming the solution of choice for most Americans

Tolling becoming the solution of choice for most...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 16, 2014

Every day it seems like more Americans are beginning to understand the importance of transportation funding. That was again evident ...

The LA Sheriff’s Dept. melted thousands of guns to recycle them as road construction material (VIDEO)

The LA Sheriff’s Dept. melted thousands of guns...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 28, 2014

Thousands of handguns, rifles and other weapons have been destroyed to eventually be used in construction of roads and bridges. Nearly ...

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