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Firefighters plea for better roads and bridges

Brian Ethridge - Aug 29, 2014

Firefighters plea for better roads and bridges

The Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters are pleading with state officials to focus on the safety of state's transportation system. The organization, which represents over 6,000 professional firefighters across the state, has released an open letter to the state. "There are ...

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Jason Carter pushing for transportation sales tax

Brian Ethridge - Aug 21, 2014

Jason Carter pushing for transportation sales tax

Democrat Jason Carter is reviving the idea of a regional sales tax for transportation infrastructure improvements in Georgia. In 2012 Carter and Gov. Nathan Deal backed a sales tax increase for transportation, known as the T-SPLOST, but failed in most parts of the ...

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$600 million O.C. bridges program kicks off

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 19, 2011

$600 million O.C. bridges program kicks off

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) on Oct. 19 kicked off a nearly $600 million program that will separate street traffic from trains at seven locations in north Orange County. Known as the O.C. Bridges, the projects will eliminate the need ...

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$600 million O.C. bridges program kicks off

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 19, 2011

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) on Oct. 19 kicked off a nearly $600 million program that will separate street traffic from trains at seven locations in north Orange County. Known as the O.C. Bridges, the projects will eliminate the need ...

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ARTBA study: Fly ash ban for bridge, road construction to up costs by $104.6 billion over 20 years

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 12, 2011

The cost to build roads, runways and bridges would increase by an estimated $104.6 billion throughout the next 20 years if coal fly ash is no longer available as a transportation construction building material, according to a ...

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TRIP: Rural roads can’t support economic growth, fatalities triple from other roads

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 01, 2011

America’s rural heartland is home to nearly 50 million people and its natural resources provide the primary source of the energy, food and fiber that supports the nation’s economy and way of life. But, according to a new report from TRIP, ...

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AASHTO says Associated Press economic stimulus analysis ‘flawed’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 20, 2010

According to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), the Associated Press released a flawed analysis of the results of the economic stimulus spending on roads and bridges. Its authors overlooked the 210,000 direct on-project transportation jobs the ...

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TRIP report evaluating Wyoming road and bridge conditions released tomorrow

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 02, 2009

A new report that evaluates the current condition, use and funding of Wyoming’s highway transportation system will be released at a news conference in Cheyenne, Wy., at 10 a.m. MT on Thursday, Dec. 3. The report, “Future Mobility in Wyoming: Meeting ...

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