Planned highway upgrade for Mexico's Sonoro State
Plans are in hand to upgrade a major highway in Mexico's Sonoro state. A budget of US$1.6 billion has been set in place for the necessary work.
World Highways – 7/28/2014
Senate leaves highways unfunded for another week
The Senate adjourned for the week on Thursday without taking up a bill to prevent a bankruptcy in federal transportation funding.
The Hill – 7/25/2014
TRIP: Rough roads cost Texas drivers
Roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lacking desirable safety features cost Texas motorists a total of $25.1 billion statewide annually-more than $1,700 per driver in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington area-due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays.
Roads & Bridges – 7/25/2014
7 critical trade show mistakes you're making and don't know it
Each year, it's estimated that more than 1 billion people attend more than 20,000 trade show exhibitions worldwide with the intention of gathering information and purchasing products or services.
IAEE – 7/25/2014
Go-ahead for new Saudi Arabia highway
In Saudi Arabia the go-ahead has been given for a new expressway that will connect Qassim with Makkah.
World Highways – 7/25/2014
Illinois Governor signs $1B plan for road repairs
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a $1 billion capital spending plan, intended to create jobs and help repair the state's roads and bridges.
Better Roads – 7/23/2014
Calder Brothers Celebrates 20 Years in Business
Calder Brothers Corporation, manufacturer of Mauldin Paving Products, celebrated its 20th year of operations on June 27 in a private function held at its factory in Taylors, S.C.
Construction Equipment Guide – 7/23/2014
Senate to vote on ending the gas tax
The Senate will hold a vote this week on a proposal that would eliminate most of the gas taxes that are paid by drivers in the United States.
The Hill – 7/23/2014
Manufacturing Continues Rebound from Winter Woes
National Association of Manufacturers – 7/23/2014
Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman has reinforced need for US infrastructure investment
Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman has outlined the risks to US competitiveness if the US Government proves unable to agree on both short and long term infrastructure funding issues.
World Highways – 7/15/2014