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Missouri DOT cancels February bid opening because of funding uncertainty

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 01, 2010

Fantastic. Congress continues to drag its heels on reauthorization of a surface transportation bill, and now our fears are confirmed. The trickle-down effect has begun. It's not news that it's a problem that uncertain funding leads to project delays and cancellations. ...

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Biden announces states meet deadline for 100 percent of stimulus funds

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 01, 2010

States head into spring construction season with more than 12,000 Recovery Act projects funded, nearly 7,800 already underway CLERMONT, Fla. – At a RecoveryAct construction site outside Orlando today, Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced that ...

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White Paper — Recovery Act Transportation Investments: Delivering Real-World Results

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 17, 2010

The Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC), co-chaired by American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and the Associated General Contractor of America (AGC), today released the  white paper, Recovery Act Transportation Investments: Delivering Real-world Results (click here for a downloadable PDF.). Thanks ...

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Tennessee DOT obligates all — $572 million — highway stimulus funds

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 17, 2010

TDOT credits partnership with metropolitan planning organizations statewide NASHVILLE -- The Tennessee Department of Transportation has obligated 100% of the $572 million in Highway Infrastructure Investment funds made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act two weeks ahead of the ...

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Indiana fully invests highway, bridge stimulus funds

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 10, 2010

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) it has fully advertised or awarded all $658 million of Indiana’s highway and bridge allocation under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The Recovery Act has funded 1,082 transportation projects spread across all 92 ...

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Nevada obligates all $201 million stimulus funds

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 09, 2010

The Nevada Department of Transportation has obligated all $201 million of its American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Highway Funds, one month ahead of schedule. Of the $201 million that Nevada received as part of the federal ARRA highway funding, all 17 ...

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MoDOT has obligated all recovery act funds a month ahead of schedule

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 08, 2010

JEFFERSON CITY , Mo.– The Missouri Department of Transportation has obligated all of the $524.6 million it received in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for MoDOT administered projects, meeting the required deadline a month ahead of schedule. State departments of ...

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California Transportation Commission allocates $463 million to create jobs, improve aging transportation infrastructure

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 14, 2010

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) yesterday allocated $463 million to 87 transportation projects statewide. The money awarded includes $346 million from Proposition 1B, the $19.9 billion transportation bond championed by Governor Schwarzenegger and approved by voters in 2006, and $3.3 ...

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Better Roads 2010 Forecast Survey

Brooke Wisdom - Jan 01, 2010

Better Roads 2010 Forecast Survey

Fighting Back By John Latta and Kirk Landers Contractors and agencies show no signs of surrendering to economic pressures that in turn show little sign of easing their assault.    December 22, 1944. Bastogne, Belgium. U.S. forces pushing Nazi armies back into Germany are suddenly ...

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Granite Construction awarded $24M stimulus-funded reconstruction project

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 10, 2009

Fear has arisen that the economy will continue to stall, especially in the transportation sector, as much of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), a.k.a. "the stimulus” funding has already been awarded. Although there was talk of a second stimulus ...

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Bridge Managers Say Stimulus Has Provided a Boost But Funding Remains Insufficient

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 04, 2009

Despite the high number of sub-standard bridges throughout the nation, bridge engineers remain optimistic they will be able to reduce number of deficient bridges TUSCALOOSA, Ala., November 4, 2009—Although a shockingly high number of bridges in the United States remain sub-standard, ...

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