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Most Americans favor tolls to fund transportation infrastructure

Sep 16, 2014

Most Americans favor tolls to fund transportation infrastructure

Every day it seems like more Americans are beginning to understand the importance of transportation funding. That was again evident when HTNB Corporation released details of its recent tolling survey. According to the survey, 79 percent (more than 3 in 4) ...

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As Infrastructure Week begins, NSSGA President and CEO Mike Johnson calls for action on Highway Trust Fund

May 12, 2014

As Infrastructure Week begins, NSSGA President and CEO Mike Johnson calls for action on Highway Trust Fund

Infrastructure Week 2014 kicked off Monday. The event, which takes place May 12-16, focuses on “emerging solutions, innovative approaches, and best practices being developed nationwide to modernize aging infrastructure,” according to the event’s website. It features a series of conferences, roundtables, ...

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Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to speak at NSSGA Annual Convention

Feb 18, 2014

Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to speak at NSSGA Annual Convention

Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is among several transportation advocates slated to speak at the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) 2014 Annual Convention next month. LaHood, who now serves as co-chair for national infrastructure coalition Building America’s Future (BAF), ...

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Manufacturers say infrastructure won’t meet business demands in next 10 years

Sep 20, 2013

Manufacturers say infrastructure won’t meet business demands in next 10 years

The majority of manufacturers, 65 percent, say infrastructure won’t meet the demands of the economy in the next 10 to 15 years, according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads. The manufacturers were responding to a series of surveys ...

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Guest Blog: Illinois eyes a new transportation proposal

Jun 25, 2013

Guest Blog: Illinois eyes a new transportation proposal

A transportation funding crisis is looming. When the “Illinois Jobs Now” capital program approved in 2009 expires next year, the funds available for transportation-related construction is projected to decline by approximately $2 billion, the number of projects are projected to decline ...

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Failing Grades

Jan 01, 2013

Failing Grades

America’s infrastructure gets a D on its report card. By Bill Langer   As a doting grandfather (a.k.a. Papa), I have some great news to share. The other day, our grandson, Donovan (fourth grade), and our granddaughter, Delaney (third grade), brought home their ...

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State and Province News March 2012

Mar 19, 2012

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   California Graniterock once again hosted more than 50 middle school students for a week-long Algebra Academy at its corporate office in ...

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LaHood: Funding for 46 innovative transportation projects through TIGER round 3

Dec 16, 2011

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Dec. 15 announced that 46 transportation projects in 33 states and Puerto Rico will receive a total of $511 million from the third round of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) popular TIGER program. The ...

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New Democrat Coalition to LaHood: Rebuilding, modernizing infrastructure a win-win

Nov 01, 2011

Members of the New Democrat Coalition met with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to discuss the group’s agenda for what it believes will improve U.S. infrastructure and strengthen manufacturing. The “New Dems Critical Infrastructure and Manufacturing Task Force” – led ...

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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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ARTBA study: Fly ash ban for bridge, road construction increases costs

Sep 12, 2011

The cost to build roads, runways, and bridges would increase by an estimated $104.6 billion throughout the next 20 years if coal fly ash is no longer available as a transportation construction building material, according to a new study by ...

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Editorial

Sep 01, 2011

Fixated on Funding By Therese Dunphy Political cowardice. It seems to be the only logical conclusion to the question of why, two years after the expiration of SAFETEA-LU, Congress has yet to pass a new long-term transportation bill. While there have been ...

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