Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City needs over US$600mn for roads in 2014, claims city's DOT
More than US$617 million (VND 13 trillion) will be required by Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City for road construction and repairs in 2014, according to a national newspaper quoting the city's Department of Transport.
World Highways – 2/18/2014
Colombia investing in new highways
Colombia's national infrastructure agency (ANI) has prequalified 10 companies for its US$770 million highway project Autopista al Mar 2.
World Highways – 2/17/2014
While Global Economies Improve, U.S. Exports Lag
For manufacturers, the latest data continue to show improvements in most major economies, including emerging markets. However, growth of manufactured goods exports remains sluggish.
National Association of Manufacturers – 2/14/2014
UK government triples road funding
The UK government is tripling funding on the road network over the next eight years with more than US$40 billion to be spent on upgrading and improving the network until 2021.
World Highways – 2/12/2014
Mo. commission OKs transpo plan but not sure about delivering
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a new long-range transportation plan but cautioned that without additional resources the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has very little chance of delivering it.
Roads & Bridges – 2/12/2014
Rhode Island transportation bill would raise $1 billion for highways, ban bridge tolls
A proposed bill to raise transportation for Rhode Island's highways and infrastructure would also ban tolls on some bridges.
Better Roads – 2/12/2014
Business groups urge OSHA to dump silica rule
Business groups are sparring with labor and environmental groups over a rule the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says would protect workers from harmful silica dust.
The Hill – 2/10/2014
CBO: Six-year transit bill would cost $100B more
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is forecasting that the six-year transportation bill would require almost $100 billion in new revenue to maintain current levels of federal road and transit spending.
The Hill – 2/7/2014
NAPA President Mike Acott inducted into Asphalt Pavement Hall of Fame
On Wednesday, National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) President Mike Acott took his place in the Asphalt Pavement Hall of Fame.
Better Roads – 2/5/2014
BOMAG Breaks Ground on New North American Facility
BOMAG Americas, Inc. representatives along with South Carolina State and local officials held a groundbreaking ceremony today in Ridgeway, S.C. on the future site of the manufacturer's new North American headquarters.
forconstructionpros.com – 2/5/2014