More Articles for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

Compressed natural gas corridor Chicago to Orlando opens

Staff Report - Mar 06, 2013

AMP Americas, Fair Oaks Farms, Greater Indiana Clean Cities and the Indiana Office of Energy Development will celebrate the grand opening of AMP Americas’ renewable compressed natural gas, I-65/I-75 Corridor March 4, 2013. This corridor from Chicago to Orlando is ...

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Asheville begins first large-scale LED street light deployment in North Carolina

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 23, 2012

Asheville begins first large-scale LED street light deployment in North Carolina

Taking steps to improve energy efficiency and reduce its overall carbon footprint, the City of Asheville, N.C., has initiated the state's first large-scale deployment of LED street lights. There are 3,643 LEDway street lights from Durham-based manufacturer ...

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Completion of $42.5 million project in Colorado adds safety, lessens congestion

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 30, 2011

Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez joined state and local officials for the Aug. 26 opening of the first phase of the Woodmen Road Corridor Improvement project, ending two years of construction and decades of planning on one of ...

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$745 million from U.S. DOT slated for Northeast Corridor construction

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 24, 2011

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Aug. 22 announced nearly $745 million for construction along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) to upgrade some of the most heavily-used sections. The NEC will receive $449.94 million to upgrade electrical ...

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I-95 Newark Toll Plaza officially rededicated

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 23, 2011

The I-95 Newark Toll Plaza has been officially rededicated commemorating the completion of the toll plaza's reconstruction, and the establishment of Highway-Speed E-ZPass Lanes. Hosted by Delaware Transportation Secretary Shailen Bhatt, speakers included Gov. Jack Markell, U.S. ...

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NY gets $3.3 million for track, rail capacity

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 13, 2011

The State of New York is receiving $3.3 million to add track and rail capacity in the congested Upstate New York area, advancing the state’s high-speed intercity passenger rail program, according to U.S. Transportation ...

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TRIP: 44 percent of Md.’s major roads need repair

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 01, 2011

A new report examining Maryland’s transportation system finds that roads that are congested, deteriorated and not as safe as they could be cost the average Baltimore area motorist $2,226 each year, while Washington, D.C., drivers lose $2,296 annually -- a ...

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AASHTO: Top 10 transportation issues in 2011

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 29, 2010

With a new majority in the House, a new chairman and many new members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, as well as a changing national economic picture, it is worth asking the question, "What's ahead for transportation in ...

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$21.5 million grant starts work on Park East Corridor lift bridges

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 20, 2010

Work can begin on two Park East Corridor lift bridges in downtown Milwaukee with the signing of a $21.5 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), a.k.a. "the stimulus," grant agreement, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said. The signing took place ...

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FHWA Administrator Mendez helps open stimulus project in Anaheim, CA

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 09, 2010

Federal Highway Administrator (FHWA) Victor Mendez joined state and local officials Dec. 2 to open six miles of eastbound SR 91, which was widened to reduce traffic congestion and improve safety. The $65 million project relied on $47.9 million from ...

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AASHTO 'pleased' Obama pushing for transportation investment

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 13, 2010

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Executive Director John Horsley issued a statement today commending President Barack Obama on his Columbus Day speech that called for bipartisan support to bring about a "fundamental overhaul" of the country's ...

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Vermont gets $50 million for high-speed rail

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 01, 2010

Vermont has received $50 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) dollars to begin construction to improve 190 miles of track between St. Albans and Vernon on Amtrak’s Vermonter line. The improvements will result in increased speeds, reduced travel time ...

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