Funding found for Ethiopia road project
The World Bank is offering Ethiopia a loan worth US$370 million for the construction of a new expressway.
World Highways – 6/9/2015
MDOT targets major I-94 reconstruction in Detroit
It will take 20 years and nearly $3 billion dollars, but the reconstruction of a nearly seven mile stretch of Interstate 94 in downtown Detroit is slowly inching forward.
The Detroit News – 6/8/2015
Texas just showed up Congress on transportation funding
Texas Governor Greg Abbott approved three transportation-related bills on Tuesday, including one, which, pending voter approval, will add $2.5 billion to the state's highway fund, in order to keep Texas' roads in working order.
Business Insider – 6/8/2015
Michigan legislators give $400M boost to road construction
Lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a $54.5 billion state budget next year that dedicates $400 million in general revenue to road repairs and delivers an 11 percent cut to state spending on economic development.
Detroit News – 6/5/2015
Are you ready for Tier 5 emissions regulations?
Is Tier 5 on its way to the United States? That's up to the EPA, but if Europe is any indication it won't be a big deal.
Equipment World – 6/5/2015
China Inks Silk Road Deals With Brazil, Russia and India
Chinese construction companies are expected soon to begin surveys and feasibility studies on a 5,300-km-long trans-oceanic railway project that will connect Brazil with Peru.
ENR – 6/5/2015
North Carolina Transportation Board Approves 1,100 Projects Over Next 10 Years
The North Carolina Board of Transportation has approved the 2016-2025 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), a 10-year transportation plan that includes nearly 1,100 projects in the state over the next decade.
forconstructionpros.com – 6/5/2015
Roadbuilders applaud infrastructure investment in Ontario
Ontario Road Builders' Association (ORBA) welcomes the transit and transportation infrastructure investments passed yesterday in the Ontario Budget.
On-Site – 6/4/2015
TDOT commissioner admits bleak future for state highway funding
According to Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer, the state is entering into a infrastructure funding crisis.
Roads & Bridges – 6/4/2015
Illinois Governor nixes Illiana Expressway project due to state budget woes
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner rejected the proposed Illiana Expressway, which would have connected I-65 in Indiana with I-55 near Joliet, Ill., due to the state budget crisis.
Roads & Bridges – 6/3/2015