New highway linking Serbia with Albania through Kosovo planned
Plans are now being worked on for a new highway that will connect Serbia with Albania, running through Kosovo.
World Highways – 3/9/2015
Chairman Shuster Tours ROMCO
On March 9, ROMCO Equipment Company's executive team hosted U.S. House of Representatives Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) at ROMCO's Ft. Worth location.
AED News – 3/9/2015
Survey for Asphalt Mix Producers to Support Sustainable Processes
The National Asphalt Pavement Association is working with the Federal Highway Administration to survey asphalt contractors and producers in order to measure the amount of hot-mix asphalt (HMA), warm-mix asphalt (WMA), and recycled materials being produced and used in each state.
forconstructionpros.com – 3/4/2015
Washington Senate OK's $15 billion in transportation revenue
Following up on our news story of Feb. 13 of this year, the Washington state Senate this Monday approved a $15 billion transportation revenue package that includes an incremental gas tax increase of 11.7 cents over the next three years.
Roads & Bridges – 3/4/2015
Austrian highway investment program planned
A major program of investment is underway on Austria's highway network.
World Highways – 3/4/2015
Consortium to build Finnish motorway
The Finnish Transport Agency has appointed a consortium of Meridiam Infrastructure and YIT Rakennus as the service provider which will build the E18 Hamina-Vaalimaa motorway in Finland on a public-private partnership (PPP) basis.
World Highways – 3/4/2015
Lobbying Powerhouses Duke It Out Over Ex-Im Reauthorization
Representatives of more than 600 manufacturers and businesses from 41 states descended on Capitol Hill Wednesday to encourage lawmakers to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
The Daily Caller – 2/27/2015
Iowa State Gas Increase Signed into Law This Week
A 10 cents-per-gallon state gas tax increase signed into law Feb. 25 by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) is the latest in a series of initiatives recently put forward by state governments to boost infrastructure funding, according to a new report from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).
Construction Equipment Guide – 2/27/2015
State DOTs Plan Ways to Cope With Uncertain Federal Funds
With federal highway authorizations due to expire in three months, and no replacement bill even introduced yet in Congress, some state agencies are postponing highway contract bid lettings and others are drawing up contingency plans that could delay project starts, officials say.
ENR – 2/27/2015
New Chairman for Deutz
Deutz AG has announced that Lars-Göran Moberg, chairman of the Cologne, Germany engine manufacturer's supervisory board, has resigned for personal reasons.
Diesel Progress – 2/27/2015