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Jobs, Safety Depend on Highway Trust Fund Fix
In April, my employer, Towmaster, Inc. based in Litchfield, Minnesota, sent me to Washington, D.C., to join my counterparts on the I Make America Advisory Committee.
AEM – 5/21/2015

Nebraska legislature overrides governor's veto of gas tax increase
Almost immediately after the Nebraska Legislature passed a bill to raise the state's gas tax, it appeared the newly-approved road funding was at risk as Gov. Pete Ricketts shot down the bill with a veto.
Better Roads – 5/19/2015

China: transportation in Guizhou province to be enhanced by 2018
Transportation infrastructure, including many roads, in three autonomous states in China's Guizhou province will be enhanced by 2018.
World Highways – 5/15/2015

Turkmenistan starts construction of Ashgabat-Turkmenbashi road
Turkmenistan has started construction of the 544km Ashgabat-Turkmenbashi highway under a public-private partnership contract.
World Highways – 5/15/2015

GOP seeks summer fix for road funding
House Republicans are preparing to begin moving a two-month extension of federal transportation funding, delivering a victory to Democrats who have long preferred a shorter extension.
The Hill – 5/15/2015

Western Australia's additional road funding
Western Australia is receive an extra US$397 million (A$499 million) in road funding from the Australian Government.
World Highways – 5/14/2015

ARTBA analysis shows gas tax supporters not hurt at ballot box
Ninety-five percent of all Republican state legislators who voted to increase their state gas tax to fund transportation improvements in 2013 and 2014 and ran for re-election last November won their races, according to the analysis by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association's (ARTBA) Transportation Investment Advocacy Center.
Roads & Bridges – 5/13/2015

Train crash hardens fight over funding
A deadly Amtrak derailment near Philadelphia that killed at least seven people is intensifying a debate on Capitol Hill over investments in infrastructure.
The Hill – 5/13/2015

Senate Dems slam GOP highway patch proposals
A group of Senate Democrats slammed Republicans on Thursday for considering a temporary patch of federal transportation funding that is scheduled to expire May 31.
The Hill – 5/7/2015

Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht continues to invest in Peru
Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht plans to invest around US$1.5 billion in Peru this year, the company's head of operations for Peru said.
World Highways – 5/7/2015