Ohio Transportation Bill to Pay for 96,000 Jobs
Republican Gov. John Kasich of Ohio signed a $7 billion transportation budget that will target highway work and is expected to pay for 96,000 jobs over the next two years.
Construction Equipment – 4/3/2015
Transportation chief presses for $478B highway bill
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx thinks it is still possible for Congress to pass a long-term transportation bill, though lawmakers already have begun talking about settling for a temporary patch.
The Hill – 4/3/2015
Unions: Obama 'right' to push for long-term highway bill
The AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department (TTD) said Wednesday that President Obama is "right" to push lawmakers to pass a long-term infrastructure funding measure.
The Hill – 4/1/2015
McCain, Flake amendment puts border-to-border Interstate 11 into motion
The CanaMex Interstate 11 freeway study corridor has officially been extended from Wickenburg to Nogales.
Phoenix Business Journal – 3/30/2015
White House unveils $478B highway bill
The Obama administration is sending a six year, $478 billion highway bill to Congress with lawmakers struggling to beat a May 31 deadline to renew federal infrastructure spending.
The Hill – 3/30/2015
A hike in the gas tax is not the answer to trans funding, says Utah Senator
As lawmakers search for solutions to pay for a new transportation bill by May 31, state leaders such as Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) want to make sure that raising the federal gas tax is not the fix.
Roads & Bridges – 3/27/2015
Feds launch audit of state highway spending
The Department of Transportation is launching an audit of state highway spending.
The Hill – 3/26/2015
Nepal highway project now moving forward again
The Nepalese Government is now moving forward with its plans for the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track highway project.
World Highways – 3/26/2015
Illinois Governor Cuts Transportation Funding
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner created a short-term budget fix to resolve an immediate $1.6 state deficit.
Construction Equipment – 3/25/2015
Luck elected chairman for NSSGA
Charles Luck IV, president and CEO of Luck Companies, was elected 2015 Chairman of the Board of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) during the NSSGA Board of Directors' meeting at the association's annual convention March 18.
Pit & Quarry – 3/24/2015