Connecticut Needs Major Improvements to Roads, Bridges

Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested or lack some desirable safety features cost Connecticut motorists a total of $6.1 billion statewide annually – as much as $2,378 per driver in some urban areas – due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays. 

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Schaeffer Disputes Study on Impacts and Mitigation of NOx Emissions

Improved “real-world” vehicle testing standards and increased adoption of new diesel technology to replace older diesels would play a major role in helping to reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions, according to Allen Schaeffer, the executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum.

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Infrastructure Week Shines Light on Need to Invest

America’s infrastructure is crumbling, inefficient and inadequately designed to meet 21st century needs. Yet it is also one of the rare issues on which both political parties, the business and labor communities, and leaders from the White House to State Houses to City Halls, find common ground.

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NSSGA Urges Producers to Embrace Infrastructure Week

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced its participation in Infrastructure Week, which will take place from May 15-19. Businesses, labor organizations, elected officials and people around the country participate in this national advocacy and educational event to spread the message that it is #TimeToBuild America’s infrastructure.

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Cemex to Build New Aggregates Distribution Terminal in Los Angeles

Cemex USA announced it is expanding its strong Southern California network with plans for a state-of-the-art rail-served distribution terminal in Los Angeles and a new aggregate loading system at its quarry in Victorville, Calif., to bring high-quality aggregates to metro Los Angeles and surrounding communities. The terminal is designed to accommodate the increase in construction projects across the region.

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