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Boxer outlines Senate priorities for long-term surface transportation bill

Apr 10, 2014

Boxer outlines Senate priorities for long-term surface transportation bill

Sen. Barbara Boxer said Thursday that she and three other top transportation senators have “reached an agreement in principle on a transportation bill.” During a press conference, Boxer, who is chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, -- along ...

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ConExpo-Con/Agg announces 2017 dates, chair

Apr 09, 2014

ConExpo-Con/Agg announces 2017 dates, chair

.ConExpo-Con/Agg has announced that its next international exposition will take place March 7-11, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Richard M. Goldsbury, President Bobcat/Doosan North America & Australia/Oceania for Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment, will lead the ...

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3M to donate up to $20k to scholarship funds during National Work Zone Awareness Week

Apr 09, 2014

3M to donate up to $20k to scholarship funds during National Work Zone Awareness Week

.3M Traffic Safety and Security Division has announced that it plans to donate up to $20,000 to scholarship funds through the end of National Work Zone Awareness Week on April 11. The donation is part of the company’s third annual 3M ...

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Sen. Murray warns Highway Trust Fund insolvency ‘threat is growing’

Apr 09, 2014

Sen. Murray warns Highway Trust Fund insolvency ‘threat is growing’

Transportation projects’ main source of funding, the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), is heading toward bankruptcy in the next few months, and one Senator is presenting a wake-up call to to other lawmakers. Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), the Senate Democrats’ top budget ...

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ARTBA-managed organization sponsors National Work Zone Awareness Week

Apr 08, 2014

ARTBA-managed organization sponsors National Work Zone Awareness Week

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse, managed by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation, is sponsoring National Work Zone Awareness Week. The campaign, now in its 15th year, takes place April 7-11 and focuses on raising public ...

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Interstate tolling gains new enemy in big-business group

Apr 08, 2014

Interstate tolling gains new enemy in big-business group

There’s no question about the need to find a way to fund repairs to highways and infrastructure across the nation, particularly after an especially harsh winter left potholes and other damage on countless roads. Related: Reason Foundation: Value-added tolling is ‘better ...

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American Concrete Pipe Association elects Rick Traylor as new chairman, adds 16 board members

Apr 07, 2014

American Concrete Pipe Association elects Rick Traylor as new chairman, adds 16 board members

The American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) elected Rick Traylor of Rinker Materials as its new chairman during the association’s 106th Annual Convention, March 23-25 in Las Vegas. Traylor succeeds former chairman Bill Adams of Hancock Concrete Products. Along with Traylor, ACPA added ...

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VIDEO: State DOTs host National Work Zone Awareness Week events

Apr 07, 2014

VIDEO: State DOTs host National Work Zone Awareness Week events

National Work Zone Awareness Week began Monday, and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will host an official kick-off event on Tuesday in Seattle. This year, the campaign takes place April 7-11 across the nation, with transportation agencies spreading the ...

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As Highway Trust Fund insolvency looms, state DOTs stretch dollars through project prioritization

Apr 07, 2014

As Highway Trust Fund insolvency looms, state DOTs stretch dollars through project prioritization

The current surface transportation bill, MAP-21, is set to expire in less than six months, and the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) -- the primary source of funding for state and local surface transportation projects -- could run out of money ...

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Transportation gains 7.9k jobs in March

Apr 04, 2014

Transportation gains 7.9k jobs in March

The transportation sector gained 7,900 jobs in March, bringing total employment in the sector to 4,564,600 jobs, according to statistics released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In comparison, overall employment in the U.S. increased ...

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Reason-Rupe poll: More Americans would designate taxes to infrastructure than national defense or health care

Apr 04, 2014

Reason-Rupe poll: More Americans would designate taxes to infrastructure than national defense or health care

If given the choice, more Americans would be willing to designate taxes to infrastructure than to national defense or health care, according to the results of an April 2014 Reason-Rupe poll. Related: Two-thirds of Americans would refuse gas tax as transportation, ...

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America’s Transportation Awards deadline extended to April 18

Apr 04, 2014

America’s Transportation Awards deadline extended to April 18

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has announced that the deadline to nominate a project for America’s Transportation Awards is now April 18. AASHTO said it extended the deadline by a week “to better accommodate its members.” In ...

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