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‘Infrastructure week’ an opportunity for progress

June 5, 2017By

The White House kicks off a series of week-long events focused on revitalizing the nation’s crumbling infrastructure. Could this week’s focus be a true step toward the achievement of an effective, long-term highway bill?

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Trump reveals $1T infrastructure vision

May 26, 2017By

President Donald Trump laid out his vision for a $1 trillion infrastructure package in his budget request, reports The Hill.

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Report: Trump may explore a gas tax increase

May 2, 2017By

President Donald Trump indicated that he is open to increasing the federal gas tax to support U.S. infrastructure development.

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State transportation bill passes in California

April 30, 2017By

The $54 billion plan cleared both the state’s senate and assembly chambers with ease, and the governor signed it.

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Civil engineers give US infrastructure a D+ rating

March 14, 2017By

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently gave U.S. infrastructure a poor grade.

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Executive orders, Cabinet leaders to shape industry

January 31, 2017By

Donald Trump is off and running in the first week and a half of his presidency, issuing a couple of executive orders that are expected to impact the industries PP&E covers.

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Report: Transportation construction to rise in 2017

December 5, 2016By

Total transportation construction is expected to grow 1.3 percent in 2017, according to ARTBA.

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Trump selects Chao as transportation secretary

November 30, 2016By

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Elaine Chao as his secretary of transportation.