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Hamburg highway expansion program
A 1.6 billion euro project is in hand in Germany to widen the A7 Autobahn between Bordesholm and Hamburg's tunnel Elbtunnel.
World Highways – 6/2/2015

Manufacturing activity rises in May
Manufacturing activity picked up modestly last month in a sign that a recent slump in the sector may be easing.
USA Today – 6/1/2015

Australia's key road upgrade
A major highway project could boost connectivity in Australia. The country's South Road upgrade would cost close to US$5.43 billion (A$7 billion) over the next 10 years.
World Highways – 5/29/2015

Obama signs short-term highway funding extension
President Obama on Friday signed a two-month extension of highway funding into law, the White House announced in an evening statement.
The Hill – 5/29/2015

EPA Clean Water Act likely to cause delays in transportation development
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a new piece of regulation relating to the Clean Water Act (CWA) that will require additional permitting requirements and could be used as a litigation tool by project opponents, both of which could result in delays to key transportation improvements, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).
Roads & Bridges – 5/28/2015

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