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‘U.S. needs long-term transportation investment, not short-term stimulus’

Sep 06, 2011

Political dysfunction and intractable views on government spending of any kind are two major obstacles on Capitol Hill impeding passage of a long-term, robust federal highway and transit reauthorization bill, American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President Pete Ruane ...

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Mendez, Mica: ‘We’ll have a surface transportation bill by August recess’

Feb 08, 2011

by John Latta, Better Roads Editor-in-Chief, sister publication to Aggregates Manager magazine ORLANDO—1st International Transportation Construction Management Conference Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) head Victor Mendez had at least a positive outlook on Feb. 8 at the 1st International Transportation Construction Management Conference, ...

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LaHood helps break ground on Milton-Madison bridge replacement project

Dec 09, 2010

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joined Congressman Baron Hill, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, Kentucky Governor Steven Beshear, and other state and local officials in breaking ground late last month on the Milton-Madison bridge replacement project, which received a $20 million ...

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Rep. Dent: Why stimulus funds for cement importation terminal?

Oct 13, 2010

During an Oct. 13 press conference at the Keystone Cement Company in East Allen Township, Pa., U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent (Pa.-15) questioned the use of federal government financing to support the construction of a cement importation terminal in Staten Island, ...

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Vermont gets $50 million for high-speed rail

Sep 30, 2010

Vermont has received $50 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) dollars to begin construction to improve 190 miles of track between St. Albans and Vernon on Amtrak’s Vermonter line. The improvements will result in increased speeds, reduced travel time ...

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TRIP: Show N.H. the money to fix failing bridges, roads

Jun 21, 2010

One-third of New Hampshire’ major roads are deteriorated, 32 percent of the state’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, and more than half of the state’s roads are congested during peak travel times, but the state lacks adequate funding ...

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ARTBA chief blasts inaction on highway, transit bill

Jun 07, 2010

If Congress and the President do not act later this year or in early 2011 on passage of a new, multi-year highway and transit authorization bill, hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs could be lost and states could face at a ...

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California Transportation Commission allocates $668 million to 79 transportation projects

May 20, 2010

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $668 million to 79 transportation projects statewide. The funding includes $152 million for nine projects from Proposition 1B, a $19.9 billion transportation bond championed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) and approved by voters ...

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Caltrans awarded $2.7 million in stimulus job training grants

Mar 30, 2010

Caltrans today announced that the state has been awarded $2.7 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) job training grants for eight California workforce development centers. California received more than 20 percent of the national share of the grants ...

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Caltrans awarded $2.7 million in stimulus job training grants

Mar 29, 2010

Caltrans today announced that the state has been awarded $2.7 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) job training grants for eight California workforce development centers. California received more than 20 percent of the national share of the grants ...

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Biden announces 10,000 stimulus-funded transportation projects underway in all 50 states

Mar 19, 2010

Vice President Joe Biden today announced that 10,000 transportation projects are now under way in all 50 states and the District of Columbia thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), a.k.a. "the stimulus." Projects are considered under way when ...

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Roadblocks to Reauthorization

Aug 01, 2009

Roadblocks to Reauthorization

Stimulus funds jump-start construction in some areas, but long-term funding is needed for sustainable recovery. by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief   Hungry for business, many aggregates producers are looking for opportunities created through federal highway funding, but the last six months have been a ...

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