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Spring is here, but effects of winter weather linger

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 20, 2014

Spring is here, but effects of winter weather linger

Today marks the first day of spring, but that doesn’t mean transportation agencies are done battling winter’s harsh effects on the roads. The past few months brought freeze-thaw cycles that scarred roads with potholes and winter storms that called for more ...

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U.S. DOT: Highway Trust Fund could shortfall as early as late July

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 17, 2014

U.S. DOT: Highway Trust Fund could shortfall as early as late July

The U.S. Department of Transportation has updated its Highway Trust Fund Ticker, and a chart on the page shows that the Highway Trust Fund could shortfall as early as the end of July. The DOT notes that the HTF “will encounter ...

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TCC’s ‘Hardhats for Highways’ campaign urges Congress to fix Highway Trust Fund

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 13, 2014

TCC’s ‘Hardhats for Highways’ campaign urges Congress to fix Highway Trust Fund

A group of associations and labor unions is working to alert Congress to the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) -- the main source of highway infrastructure funding, which could run out as early as August. The Transportation Construction ...

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Transportation Secretary Foxx expects next few months to be ‘rough’ for funding talks

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 11, 2014

Transportation Secretary Foxx expects next few months to be ‘rough’ for funding talks

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said on Monday that he expects the next few months of transportation infrastructure funding talks to be “rough,” The Hill reports. President Barack Obama last month introduced a $302 billion, four-year transportation reauthorization bill, and, according to ...

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DOT Chief Foxx points to $2.5 billion for transit in Obama’s proposed budget

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 06, 2014

DOT Chief Foxx points to $2.5 billion for transit in Obama’s proposed budget

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Wednesday that President Obama included $2.5 billion for transit expansions in his 2015 fiscal year budget proposal, The Hill reports. Foxx noted that the proposal offers grants for 26 rail, bus rapid transit and streetcar projects ...

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Shuster, Boxer say highway bill is about jobs

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 02, 2014

Shuster, Boxer say highway bill is about jobs

Rep Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), both chair of their respective chamber’s transportation committee, on Thursday each reiterated President Obama’s message that the new highway bill is about job creation and retention, according to our sister site, ...

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VIDEO: Foxx: ‘We should do more than just stabilize the Highway Trust Fund’

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 27, 2014

VIDEO: Foxx: ‘We should do more than just stabilize the Highway Trust Fund’

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday said it is not enough to try to only stabilize the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). Speaking at the 2014 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Washington Briefing, Foxx urged attendees to tell ...

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Obama proposes $302 billion, 4-year reauthorization bill, announces availability of $600 million in TIGER grants

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 26, 2014

Obama proposes $302 billion, 4-year reauthorization bill, announces availability of $600 million in TIGER grants

The White House announced today that President Barack Obama will propose a $302 billion, four-year transportation reauthorization bill Wednesday during his visit to the Union Depot train station in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The President’s proposed bill aims to avoid insolvency of ...

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FHWA announces availability of $30 million in Innovation Deployment grants

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 24, 2014

FHWA announces availability of $30 million in Innovation Deployment grants

State transportation departments, and others involved in state highway projects, have the chance to receive up to $1 million each to use toward innovation planning and implementation. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) last week announced the availability of approximately $30 million ...

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South Carolina DOT could start selling roads to local agencies

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 22, 2014

South Carolina DOT could start selling roads to local agencies

South Carolina could start selling state roads to local governments -- giving control of more than 20,000 miles of roads roads to local agencies -- as soon as next year. Related: TxDOT makes significant changes to road maintenance transfer plan The state House’s ...

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Foxx: Highway Trust Fund ‘on track to bounce checks before FY 2015’

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 21, 2014

Foxx: Highway Trust Fund ‘on track to bounce checks before FY 2015’

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday warned that the Highway Trust Fund is expected to “bounce checks” starting this summer if Congress fails to come up with a funding solution. At a Chamber of Commerce Transportation Infrastructure Summit in Washington, D.C., ...

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Michigan DOT, local agencies could receive $100 million for highway damage caused by winter storms

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 20, 2014

Michigan DOT, local agencies could receive $100 million for highway damage caused by winter storms

The Michigan Senate has a plan for tackling potholes left on local and state roads by recent winter storms. Related: Chicago DOT works around the clock to repair potholes State lawmakers are considering a proposal that would grant $100 million to state and ...

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