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Positive Signals for the Future

Shortly after I completed my August issue editorial, the Senate passed its version of the highway bill. As we wait for the House to finalize its version of the bill, then contemplate the mysteries of the universe while they try to reconcile the two bills, here are a few interesting construction-economy items.

 

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Will It Take a Death to Get Congress to Act?

Since 2009, Congress has passed 34 short-term bills to fund transportation programs. This “kick-the-can-down-the-road” strategy seemed likely to end at press time, with news that the Senate was close to working out a deal on a six-year bill.

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Focusing on the Positives

Transportation funding is still slogging through Congress like a turtle through quicksand, and it looks as if another extension is going to be the temporary law of the land.

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Help Us Celebrate 120 Years of Rock Products

26 120YEARS 150With this issue, we kick off Rock Products’ 120th year celebration. That is 120 years of serving the aggregates, cement and nonmetallic minerals industries from 1896 to 2016.

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