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
Odebrecht Transport consortium tipped for key road project in Parana, Brazil
A consortium headed by Odebrecht Transport that has Tucuman Engenharia, Goetze Lobato Engenharia and America Empreendimento is reported to be the favourite to land a project to widen PR-323 motorway in Brazil's Parana state through a public-private partnership.
World Highways – 4/9/2014
Murray: 'Threat is growing' of Highway Trust Fund bankruptcy
The Senate Democrats' top budget writer said Tuesday that the "threat is growing" of a bankruptcy in the Department of Transportation's Highway Trust Fund.
The Hill – 4/8/2014
Interstate tolling gains new enemy in big-business group
There's no question about the need to find a way to fund repairs to highways and infrastructure across the nation, particularly after an especially harsh winter left potholes and other damage on countless roads.
Better Roads – 4/8/2014