Tags: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

AASHTO applauds proposed Congressional action on the transportation extension legislation

Sep 13, 2011

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) supports the efforts by both houses of Congress to advance a proposal to extend the current surface transportation program as well as the aviation programs at current funding levels. "This extension ...

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AASHTO to President Obama: ‘State DOTs are ready to work now’

Sep 12, 2011

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) supports President Barack Obama's message to Congress in his address on Sept. 8 that calls for a $50 billion investment in transportation infrastructure to boost the nation's struggling economy. AASHTO Executive ...

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AASHTO: Funding options for transportation report

Aug 15, 2011

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) addresses near- and medium-term funding options for the federal surface transportation program; current and potential future applications of federal financing tools; and successful funding and financing initiatives at state and ...

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American Concrete Institute names 2011-2012 officers

Apr 25, 2011

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) introduced its 2011-2012 president, vice president, and four board members during the ACI Spring 2011 Convention in Tampa, Fla. Kenneth C. Hover was elected to serve as president of the Institute for 2011-2012.  After the sudden ...

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AggBeat

Apr 01, 2011

AggBeat

By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor For daily news updates and Web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our Web site at www.aggman.com Highway Reauthorization: The (Long?) Road Ahead Congress moves forward with seven-month extension of highway and transit ...

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AggBeat

Feb 01, 2011

MSHA Ramps Up Exposure Monitoring The details of the added enforcement remain somewhat vague, but NSSGA is upgrading its efforts to help operations comply with the new standards.  By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) ...

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AASHTO: Top 10 transportation issues in 2011

Dec 29, 2010

With a new majority in the House, a new chairman and many new members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, as well as a changing national economic picture, it is worth asking the question, "What's ahead for transportation in ...

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Senate vote: SAFETEA-LU extended to March 4

Dec 21, 2010

The Senate voted 79-16 on Dec. 21 to temporarily extend federal highway and transit programs as well as appropriations for the U.S. Department of Transportation and other government agencies until March 4, according to a report from the American Association ...

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AASHTO elects new president, VP

Nov 22, 2010

Susan Martinovich, P.E., director of the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), was elected president of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and Kirk T. Steudle P.E., director of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) was elected ...

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Asphalt Pavement Alliance releases Pavement Type Selection position paper

Aug 19, 2010

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has released a new position paper, Pavement Type Selection. This document, created by the APA’s Economics Team, sets out principles that state DOTs and other agencies can use in choosing whether to use asphalt or ...

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An uphill battle for an underground issue

May 01, 2010

An uphill battle for an underground issue

An uphill battle for an underground issue After another tragic coal mine explosion, the aggregates industry prepares for increased scrutiny despite its own increased safety record. By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor Following the latest coal mine tragedy in West Virginia ...

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AggBeat

Apr 01, 2010

$17.6 billion ‘jobs bill’ passes Senate, transfers $19.5 billion into Highway Trust Fund By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor The Highway Trust Fund will be solvent through the end of the year, but now the real fight begins to pass ...

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