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FHWA celebrates completion of California’s I-215 North Corridor widening project

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 27, 2014

FHWA celebrates completion of California’s I-215 North Corridor widening project

At a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Federal Highway Deputy Administrator Greg Nadeau, along with California state and local officials, celebrated the completion of the Interstate 215 North Corridor widening project in the city of San Bernardino. The $647 million project included ...

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RoadScience

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2011

RoadScience

Hot, Cold and Green (and the 3Es) In-place pavement recycling meets a variety of needs. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Green construction now is the No. 1 theme in roadbuilding, and hot-in-place pavement recycling (HIR) and cold-in-place pavement recycling (CIR) have taken on the ...

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PA Gov. Rendell: Stimulus providing short- and long-term benefit

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 14, 2011

Pennsylvania has more jobs, safer infrastructure, greater energy independence, better schools and a clear path to economic stability because of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), Gov. Edward G. Rendell said Jan. 13 before the regular public meeting of ...

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Financial District

Brooke Wisdom - Dec 01, 2010

Financial District

A Bipartisan Bluprint? A Virginia think tank report may shape our next SAFETEA-LU. By John Latta I f there is to be a new surface transportation bill sometime in 2011, or even if it comes months, or years, later, it is probable that ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Oct 01, 2010

RoadWorks

Rural America’s Vital Road Needs “Overlooked” By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson Politicians and planners involved in “policy discussions” about future transportation funding and development are overlooking the people of rural America. So says John Horsley, executive director of ...

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House votes to add $521 Million to Federal Highway Program

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 10, 2010

The House of Representatives approved legislation on May 28, 2010 that would provide $521 million in additional highway funding, increasing allocations for 37 states, according to the AASHTO Journal. The following is what information appeared in the AASHTO Journal: This provision is ...

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ARTBA chief blasts inaction on highway, transit bill

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 07, 2010

If Congress and the President do not act later this year or in early 2011 on passage of a new, multi-year highway and transit authorization bill, hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs could be lost and states could face at a ...

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RoadWorks: Down but not out

Better Roads Staff - Jun 01, 2010

RoadWorks:  Down but not out

Recession ruthless to equipment distributors. By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Tom Anderson Just as a rising tide is said to have the power to lift all boats, the Great Recession apparently leaves no-one behind. Equipment distributors have taken a pounding. While ...

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California Transportation Commission allocates $668 million to 79 transportation projects

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 20, 2010

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $668 million to 79 transportation projects statewide. The funding includes $152 million for nine projects from Proposition 1B, a $19.9 billion transportation bond championed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) and approved by voters in ...

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Caltrans awarded $2.7 million in stimulus job training grants

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 29, 2010

Caltrans today announced that the state has been awarded $2.7 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) job training grants for eight California workforce development centers. California received more than 20 percent of the national share of the grants ...

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Caltrans awarded $2.7 million in stimulus job training grants

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 29, 2010

Caltrans today announced that the state has been awarded $2.7 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) job training grants for eight California workforce development centers. California received more than 20 percent of the national share of the grants ...

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Biden announces 10,000 stimulus-funded transportation projects underway in all 50 states

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 19, 2010

Vice President Joe Biden today announced that 10,000 transportation projects are now under way in all 50 states and the District of Columbia thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), a.k.a. "the stimulus." Projects are considered under way when ...

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