Guest Editorial: Congress Falls Short on ’16 Transportation Budget Resolution
Published: Tuesday, 19 May 2015 11:52
Written by Michael W. Johnson
Just about any driver who has hit a pothole or sat in bumper-to-bumper traffic knows that our nation’s roads, bridges and highways are in bad shape. The American Society of Civil Engineers gives our nation’s roads a D+ grade. There are 10,000 bridges in the U.S. that are so old that they qualify for Medicare and, yet, are still bearing thousands of tons of freight and people every day.
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Highway Program Extension Looming
Published: Monday, 18 May 2015 10:06
Written by Rock Products News
With only four legislative days left before the May 31 highway program extension deadline, both chambers of Congress May 15 laid the ground work for a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund contract authority and expenditure authority, according to the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA). Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), and Tom Carper (D-Del.), proposed legislation, S. 1350, in the Senate.
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