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TRIP: Show N.H. the money for failing bridges, roads

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 21, 2010

One-third of New Hampshire’ major roads are deteriorated, 32 percent of the state’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, and more than half of the state’s roads are congested during peak travel times, but the state lacks adequate funding ...

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ARTBA chief blasts inaction on highway, transit bill

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 07, 2010

If Congress and the President do not act later this year or in early 2011 on passage of a new, multi-year highway and transit authorization bill, hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs could be lost and states could face at a ...

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California Transportation Commission allocates $668 million to 79 transportation projects

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 20, 2010

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $668 million to 79 transportation projects statewide. The funding includes $152 million for nine projects from Proposition 1B, a $19.9 billion transportation bond championed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) and approved by voters in ...

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Caltrans awarded $2.7 million in stimulus job training grants

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 29, 2010

Caltrans today announced that the state has been awarded $2.7 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) job training grants for eight California workforce development centers. California received more than 20 percent of the national share of the grants ...

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Caltrans awarded $2.7 million in stimulus job training grants

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 29, 2010

Caltrans today announced that the state has been awarded $2.7 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) job training grants for eight California workforce development centers. California received more than 20 percent of the national share of the grants ...

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Biden announces 10,000 stimulus-funded transportation projects underway in all 50 states

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 19, 2010

Vice President Joe Biden today announced that 10,000 transportation projects are now under way in all 50 states and the District of Columbia thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), a.k.a. "the stimulus." Projects are considered under way when ...

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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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Oberstar paints 'doomsday' scenario without second stimulus

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 22, 2010

Sen. Jim Oberstar (D-Minn.) has told Congress that it must pass a second stimulus bill to fend off another round of economic crisis, Minnesota Public Radio reports. Oberstar, who is chairman House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, says the first stimulus package ...

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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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