Transportation secretary embarks on tour to drum up highway bill support
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx kicked off a weeklong bus tour April 14 that will take him through eight Midwestern and Southern states.
Pit & Quarry – 4/16/2014
National Asphalt Pavement Association Names Winners
The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announced the winners of its 2013 Quality in Construction Award for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement.
Construction Equipment Guide – 4/16/2014
AEM initiative promotes construction industry to head to Washington to support new federal highway bill
Through I Make America, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is launching a new initiative to encourage its members and the hardworking men and women of America's construction industry to fly-in to Washington D.C. and support a new federal highway bill.
OEM Off-Highway – 4/15/2014
Highway fund bankruptcy now projected for August
The Department of Transportation (DOT) on Tuesday moved up its projected bankruptcy date for the trust fund that is used to pay for road and transit projects, saying it will now run dry by the end of August.
The Hill – 4/15/2014
Tennessee DOT Improvement Plan Reflects Federal Funding Uncertainty
Tennessee Department of Transportation officials and Governor Bill Haslam released the state's 2015 - 2017 transportation improvement plan, which includes $1.5 billion in investments for 59 projects and 14 state-wide programs.
forconstructionpros.com – 4/14/2014
Illinois governor unveils 6-year, $8.6 billion transportation investment plan
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn on Wednesday unveiled a six-year $8.6 billion construction program that aims to improve highways, infrastructure and public transportation throughout the state.
Better Roads – 4/14/2014
Highway projects underway in Brazil
Work is underway securing the finances for key highway projects in Brazil.
World Highways – 4/11/2014
Off-Road Equipment Manufacturers to Hold Product-Safety Seminar
Hundreds of off-road equipment industry professionals will gather April 29-30 in Chicago (Schaumburg), Ill., at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' (AEM) annual product safety and compliance seminar, seeking the latest industry knowledge to help them fine-tune company programs.
Lift & Access – 4/11/2014
DOT Chief Foxx promotes infrastructure investment with bus tour
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is getting ready to tour portions of the U.S. with the goal of promoting infrastructure investment.
Better Roads – 4/11/2014
Senate has six-year highway bill in the works
Surrounded by what she called "the big four," Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, announced they have come to terms on the next highway bill.
Roads & Bridges – 4/10/2014