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12-cent gas tax hike could pay for transportation projects

Jun 19, 2014

12-cent gas tax hike could pay for transportation projects

With the current highway bill, MAP-21, nearing expiration and the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), the main transportation funding source, projected to shortfall in just over two months, the search is on for a new way to fund transportation infrastructure projects. Two ...

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Bobcat’s Pro Clamp system grabs large, irregular-shaped material

Jun 19, 2014

Bobcat’s Pro Clamp system grabs large, irregular-shaped material

Bobcat Company has introduced its Pro Clamp system, which attaches to the company’s M-Series excavator bucket and grabs large, irregular-shaped material. The system -- designed for use in construction, demolition, site development and more -- is equipped with a pin-on adjustable ...

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Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board approves 6-year program allocating $13.1 billion for transportation projects

Jun 19, 2014

Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board approves 6-year program allocating $13.1 billion for transportation projects

Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved the state’s Six-Year Improvement Plan, which allocates $13.1 million to transportation improvements over a six-year period, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday. Allocations are divided by category, with $9.9 billion allocated to highway construction and $3.2 ...

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VIDEO: Rep. Delaney uses graphics to tout Partnership to Build America Act as infrastructure investment

Jun 18, 2014

VIDEO: Rep. Delaney uses graphics to tout Partnership to Build America Act as infrastructure investment

Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) is touting his proposed legislation as a solution to America’s need for infrastructure investment. In a video released Tuesday, Delaney points out that “America needs jobs and we need to rebuild our critical infrastructure.” He says the ...

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LIUNA hits the road with 'Getting Schooled in Infrastructure' bus tour

Jun 18, 2014

LIUNA hits the road with 'Getting Schooled in Infrastructure' bus tour

The Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) this week began its national bus tour promoting infrastructure investment. The tour, dubbed “Getting Schooled in Infrastructure,” is part of the union’s creative media campaign that was unveiled last month. The tour kicked off ...

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6 reasons to avoid the left lane unless you're passing

Jun 17, 2014

6 reasons to avoid the left lane unless you're passing

One of my biggest pet peeves when I’m driving is another driver who refuses to stop travelling in the left lane and refuses to travel at least the posted speed limit. This is such a big deal to me that my ...

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Tappan Zee Constructors select company to make precast concrete for bridge

Jun 17, 2014

Tappan Zee Constructors select company to make precast concrete for bridge

Tappan Zee Constructors, the design-build company on New York’s $3.9 billion Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project, has selected Mass.-based Unistress Corp. to manufacture the precast concrete deck panels for the bridge, Lohud reports. Related: Massive bridge-building crane floats into New York ...

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ARTBA launches campaign revealing 'shocking truth' about transportation infrastructure investment

Jun 17, 2014

ARTBA launches campaign revealing 'shocking truth' about transportation infrastructure investment

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) on Tuesday launched a new website and social media campaign that aims to reveal the "shocking truth" about transportation infrastructure investment. The campaign is part of ARTBA’s “Transportation Makes America Work!” (TMAW) advocacy ...

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HTF update: DOT holds firm on August shortfall projection

Jun 17, 2014

HTF update: DOT holds firm on August shortfall projection

The Highway Trust Fund (HTF) continues to head for a shortfall at the end of August, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) projected Tuesday. In the latest Highway Trust Fund Ticker update, the DOT noted that it anticipates a shortfall around ...

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Two Technologies releases N4 rugged mobile device for highway construction workers

Jun 16, 2014

Two Technologies releases N4 rugged mobile device for highway construction workers

Two Technologies, a manufacturer of industrial handheld computers and handheld terminals, has released its latest mobile device for construction workers. The N4, the first in the company’s series of hard-shell mobile devices, is a Android device housed in an ultra-rugged polycarbonate ...

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Arizona Transportation Board approves 5-year construction program allocating $306 million for state projects

Jun 16, 2014

Arizona Transportation Board approves 5-year construction program allocating $306 million for state projects

The Arizona Transportation Board has approved a five-year construction program that allocates a total of $306 million for transportation projects within that time, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) announced. The 2015-2019 Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program determines which projects will ...

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California's high-speed rail likely to get $250 million from state budget

Jun 16, 2014

California's high-speed rail likely to get $250 million from state budget

California’s high-speed rail project could get $250 million if the proposed state budget becomes law. The California State Assembly on Sunday approved a $156.4 billion budget plan for fiscal year 2015, which starts July 1, Reuters reports. The plan allocates $250 million ...

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