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Foxx on highway spending: ‘We need to move forward’

Amanda Bayhi - May 18, 2014

Foxx on highway spending: ‘We need to move forward’

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday urged union workers to tell Congress that “we need to move forward” and increase highway spending, USA Today reports. Foxx’s comments came during a labor rally in front of AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C. The ...

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VIDEO: Michigan DOT examines Ohio roadbuilding in latest 'Reality Check' update

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 30, 2014

VIDEO: Michigan DOT examines Ohio roadbuilding in latest 'Reality Check' update

In it’s latest “Reality Check” video, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) looks at why Ohio roads are in better condition than those in Michigan. The agency began the “Reality Check” video series in March, when it launched the first two ...

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Repair Priorities 2014: States annually spend $20.4 billion for new road construction, $16.5 billion for road repairs

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 14, 2014

Repair Priorities 2014: States annually spend $20.4 billion for new road construction, $16.5 billion for road repairs

State departments of transportation (DOTs) spend more each year on new road construction than on road repairs, according to a new report from Smart Growth America and Taxpayers for Common Sense. The report, “Repair Priorities 2014,” notes that between 2009 and ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2010

RoadWorks

Mileage Fee System Possible By 2015 says RAND Report – By Audrey Dutton, Washington Bureau, The Bond Buyer newspaper   A mileage-based revenue system to fund federally assisted transportation projects could be implemented within about five years, the RAND Corp. said in a ...

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Obama signs defense bill which extends highway spending through February

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 21, 2009

Pres. Barack Obama signed the  U.S. Department of Defense appropriations bill, which  includes an extension of current surface transportation law (SAFETEA-LU) through February 28, 2010, according to a report from the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA). The U.S. Senate approved the House-passed ...

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Highway investment hits $20 billion

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 03, 2009

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) crossed the $20 billion mark in approved obligations for highway, road and bridge projects this week, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced today. Of the $26.6 billion available for federal highway and bridge projects under the ...

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Illinois: Wear your jammies while participating in Tollway meetings

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 03, 2009

If you want to see where the money is going for more than $6 billion in roadway projects in Illinois, you will now be able to see it online from the comfort of your office or home. Taking the lead from ...

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