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Crews complete Oregon’s Whilamut Passage Bridge four months early

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 29, 2013

Crews complete Oregon’s Whilamut Passage Bridge four months early

Crews completed construction last week of the northbound Interstate 5 Whilamut Passage Bridge over the Willamette River in Eugene, Oregon. The bridge, which was completed four months ahead of schedule, is expected to reduce congestion and improve freight movement in the ...

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The Mayor and the Secretary: Foxx watching

John Latta - Jul 25, 2013

The Mayor and the Secretary: Foxx watching

While Anthony Foxx has yet to light up the headlines, he has started work at a tough job with what appears to be a lukewarm and not-too-long honeymoon period. So we wait to see just what kind of Secretary of Transportation ...

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POLL: Will Anthony Foxx be a good Transportation Secretary?

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 09, 2013

POLL: Will Anthony Foxx be a good Transportation Secretary?

Anthony Foxx was sworn in as U.S. Secretary of Transportation last week, following a nomination from President Obama and unanimous approval from the Senate. Now he begins his first full week as Transportation Secretary. He has outlined his main goals as ...

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Senate unanimously confirms Foxx as Transportation Secretary

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 27, 2013

Senate unanimously confirms Foxx as Transportation Secretary

The Senate today unanimously voted to confirm Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation, The Hill reported. Foxx will succeed outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, who announced in January that he would resign after four years as head of the Department of ...

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Senate expected to confirm Foxx as Transportation Secretary today

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 27, 2013

Senate expected to confirm Foxx as Transportation Secretary today

The Senate is expected to confirm Anthony Foxx as Transportation Secretary today around 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time, according to a report from WSOC-TV. President Obama nominated Foxx for the position in April, noting Foxx’s established name and respect from peers as ...

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Foxx confirmation hearing concludes smoothly

Amanda Bayhi - May 23, 2013

Foxx confirmation hearing concludes smoothly

Yesterday’s confirmation hearing for President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Transportation, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, concluded smoothly, with Foxx making few promises to the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and with no hostile questions raised, the New York Times ...

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Transportation Committee to hold confirmation hearing for Foxx nomination

Amanda Bayhi - May 16, 2013

Transportation Committee to hold confirmation hearing for Foxx nomination

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a confirmation meeting on May 22 for President Obama's Secretary of Transportation nominee, Anthony Foxx, The Hill reported. Obama nominated Charlotte, North Carolina, Mayor Foxx last month. Foxx would replace outgoing Transportation ...

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Foxx News

John Latta - Apr 25, 2013

Foxx News

Is Anthony Foxx the new Ray LaHood? The Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina is the only man on the short list who looks to be going all the way. Now his hometown Charlotte Observer is turning speculation into a news story. ...

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Federal legislation for state road repair standards?

John Latta - Jun 20, 2011

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), a member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, today has introduced legislation he hopes will become the Preservation and Renewal of Federal-Aid Highways Act. It would, he says: Require the Secretary of Transportation to establish ...

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Mary Peters, LaHood's predecessor, confirmed for public-private partnership conference

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 12, 2010

Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters has just been confirmed as a general session speaker at the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA's) 22nd Annual Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation Conference, scheduled for July 22-23 in Washington, D.C. Peters will ...

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Kirk Landers: The Peters principles

Brooke Wisdom - Sep 01, 2008

Kirk Landers:  The Peters principles

The Peters principles By Kirk Landers Transportation Secretary Mary Peters’ reform proposal hit the streets in August and has been a major topic among road interests ever since.             The Transportation Infrastructure Reform Act fleshes out the concepts Secretary Peters has been advocating ...

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