Financial District

Financial District: Long...

- Dec 01, 2009

Long Tunnel, No Light Sobering Report says 2010 will continue to challenge contractors Treading water. It was a metaphor raised several times during a gloomy press conference to paint a picture of American transportation contracting companies trying to survive. It arose ...

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Financial District: TBA Watch

- Dec 01, 2009

A Plan for Developing High-Speed, Nondestructive Testing Procedures for Both Design Evaluation and Construction Inspection www.trb.org/Construction/Blurbs/162261.aspx The strategic objective of highway renewal research in TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) is to develop the necessary tools to “get ...

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Financial District: Counties...

- Dec 01, 2009

  While America’s biggest counties get most of the media ink, the majority of the country’s counties are mid-size or smaller. The National Association of Counties (NACo) has published the results of a fall survey looking at the continuing ...

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Financial District: State and...

- Nov 01, 2009

Slumping tax receipts threaten existing programs and future plans. Scary state tax collection shortfalls may influence the creation some of the machinery of any new reauthorization bill. States facing almost unprecedented income shortages are getting worried that they may ...

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- Nov 01, 2009

The Obama administration is putting some contractors who work with the federal government on notice ...

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Financial District: TRB Watch

- Oct 01, 2009

Adhesive Anchors in Concrete under Sustained Loading Conditions  www.trb.org/Main/Public/Blurbs/ 162132.aspx  Adhesive anchor systems are commercial adhesives — often, but not exclusively, epoxy adhesives — used to anchor threaded metal rod and rebar into concrete. In many applications of these systems, ...

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Financial District: Tell Them...

- Oct 01, 2009

The United States huge, and growing, deficit numbers are setting the tone for the construction industry and highway funding is the message from an industry forum. AED is an international trade association representing companies involved in the distribution, rental ...

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Financial District: In a Pig's...

- Oct 01, 2009

Earmarks, those lump sums of money our elected representatives put into legislation to fund projects in their districts, part of good old fashioned pork barrel spending, can be a massive waste of highway funding and actually harm the ...

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- Oct 01, 2009

Lobbyists will spend close to $100 million this year trying to influence transportation funding. The transportation ...

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