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White House releases transportation infrastructure ‘plan’

John Latta - Feb 20, 2013

White House releases transportation infrastructure ‘plan’

The White House has released a statement called "The President's Plan to Make America a Magnet for Jobs by Investing in Infrastructure."  The plan repeats the president's State of the Union "fix it first" idea, claiming that, "Repair and maintenance ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Jan 12, 2012

Highway Contractor

Another Testing 12 Months The recovery continues. Slowly. Slowly. It’s frustrating (again) to have to say it, but it appears that this new year will offer us more of the same. Last year virtually repeating itself, as did the year before that and ...

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Goodyear outlines strategic plan for record profitability

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 04, 2011

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company said at an investor press conference that it is targeting 2013 segment operating income in its North American Tire unit of $450 million and improved segment operating income in its international businesses. ...

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Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2011

Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

What’s YOUR Recovery Strategy? Write this down and put it somewhere prominent: The Great Recession will end. By Kirk Landers Here’s the rest of it: The recovery in the construction industry begins this year or next, depending on where you are and what ...

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Outlook report: Equipment rentals showing recovery

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 13, 2010

Economic forecasting firm IHS Global Insight reports in data prepared for the American Rental Association (ARA) and Rental Management magazine reports that the equipment rental industry is starting to show signs of recovery from the national recession. “The Outlook report indicates that, ...

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Lattatudes

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2010

Lattatudes

Goodbye Kansas I was struck at trade shows I attended over the past couple of months by a sense of déjà vu. It was all so very 2009. OEMs, contractors, media, design and support companies, parts producers and attendees were hearing, ...

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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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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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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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Revamped Recovery.gov site unveiled, but not garnering much praise

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 30, 2009

A supposedly new and improved version of Recovery.gov -the official Web site for tracking stimulus money-has been unveiled by the independent agency responsible for stimulus oversight, but it's not getting two thumbs up, according to an online ProPublica report. The revamped site has more ...

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