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Rep. Webster introduces bill aimed at improving TIFIA program

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 23, 2014

Rep. Webster introduces bill aimed at improving TIFIA program

Rep. Daniel Webster (R-Fla.) has introduced a bill that aims to improve the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program, Politico reports. The bill, dubbed the TIFIA2.0 Act, would change the way projects are selected for TIFIA loans by looking ...

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Provision in WRRDA would boost P3s for water projects

Amanda Bayhi - May 28, 2014

Provision in WRRDA would boost P3s for water projects

The $12.3 billion Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) that was recently approved by the House and Senate would boost public-private partnerships (P3s), and those P3s are getting mixed reviews, The Hill reports. A water infrastructure advocacy group, Boston, Mass.-based Corporate ...

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U.S. DOT to provide $325 million TIFIA loan for California's Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement

Amanda Bayhi - May 26, 2014

U.S. DOT to provide $325 million TIFIA loan for California's Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement

The U.S. Department of Transportation is providing a $325 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to help pay for the Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement project in Long Beach, Calif., Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced last week. The $1.2 ...

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Illiana Corridor deemed eligible to apply for TIFIA loan; Loan could finance one-third of project

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 18, 2014

Illiana Corridor deemed eligible to apply for TIFIA loan; Loan could finance one-third of project

Illiana Corridor officials yesterday announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) has deemed the project eligible to apply for a federal loan that could finance up to one-third of the project. If the loan is approved, it would be ...

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FHWA Administrator Mendez tells ARTBA National Convention attendees to ‘dream big, build big'

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 13, 2013

FHWA Administrator Mendez tells ARTBA National Convention attendees to ‘dream big, build big'

Federal Highway (FHWA) Administrator Victor Mendez told attendees at the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on September 9 to “dream big and build big to create a system that will meet the needs ...

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Foxx to travel, offer testimony for first time as Transportation Secretary

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 22, 2013

Foxx to travel, offer testimony for first time as Transportation Secretary

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx this week will take part in a few firsts in his new official role, according to a report from The Hill. Foxx, who was sworn in as DOT chief earlier this month, this week will take his ...

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An Occasional Series: One 2 One with some of the most interesting people in the business

Better Roads Staff - Jan 10, 2013

An Occasional Series:  One 2 One with some of the most interesting people in the business

FHWA Administrator Victor Mendez talks to Editor-in-Chief John Latta   Victor Mendez is Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), overseeing the agency and advising the Administration on strategic initiatives and policy. He launched FHWA’s Every Day Counts (EDC) initiative in November ...

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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Oct 09, 2012

Inside the highway and bridge industries   Stuck in Slow   By John Latta   There has been no “bump” yet from the new surface transportation legislation, MAP-21, says Alison Premo Black, American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) senior economist and policy VP. At ARTBA’s ...

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TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

Better Roads Staff - May 07, 2012

TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

Congress will begin reconciling Senate and House highway reauthorization bills next week that contain significantly increased funding for a loan program that’s criticized as providing credit for too many public-private toll projects. On May 8, conferees from both chambers will have ...

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