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Nation's Governors Hear Promising Words on Infrastructure

More than half of the nation’s governors gathered in Washington, D.C., recently, and both President Trump and Vice President Pence mentioned their commitment to investing in infrastructure this year. They addressed funding and the need to base regulations for permits on sound science.

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Arcosa Reaps Benefits from ACG Materials Acquisition

Arcosa Inc., a provider of infrastructure-related products and solutions, announced results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2018.

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Housing Starts Drop in December

With the delayed December data now published, the pace of single-family starts declined for the fourth consecutive month as housing affordability concerns weighed on the home construction market at the end of 2018. However, home building posted gains in 2018 relative to 2017. Total single-family and apartment construction starts were up 3.6 percent for the year, according to the joint data release from the Census Bureau and HUD.

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Alabama Roads, Bridges in Dire Need of Repair

Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested or lack some desirable safety features cost Alabama motorists a total of $5.3 billion per year – as much as $1,846 per driver in some areas – due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays. 

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