Tag: Highway Bill

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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?

House crafts $85B infrastructure spending bill

May 22, 2017By

House Democrats drafted the LIFT America Act, an $85 billion infrastructure bill.

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Senate drafts bill to spur infrastructure growth

May 18, 2017By

The legislation would leverage private-sector dollars through a new investment bank to upgrade the nation’s infrastructure.

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Report offers candidate breakdown on transportation

March 14, 2016By

Are you curious about where the six remaining presidential candidates stand on transportation infrastructure? The American Road & […]

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Aggregates demand forecast for 2016-2020 released

January 25, 2016By

S-C Market Analytics, a construction materials forecasting company, produced a report commissioned by the National Stone, Sand and […]

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The history of the U.S. federal highway program

December 8, 2015By

Congress recently passed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, a five-year, $305 billion highway bill. With that […]

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Obama signs 5-year, $305B highway bill into law

December 7, 2015By

President Obama signed the five-year, $305 billion highway bill Friday that Congress passed one day earlier. The bill, […]

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Industry reaction to FAST Act mostly positive

December 4, 2015By

Passage of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act naturally drew a mostly positive response from industry stakeholders. […]