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Industry Hopes for Quick Action on FAST Act Extension

The transportation construction industry anticipates the one-year extension of the FAST Act surface transportation authorization, which is set to expire at the end of September. Passage of the extension looks likely after Congress reached a tentative agreement on Sept....


California Gets 'Quick Relief' Funds for Wildfire Damage

The Federal Highway Administration recently issued two packets of "quick release" Emergency Relief or ER funds to California (and Oregon) agencies to pay for repairs to transportation infrastructure damaged by wildfires raging across several western states....


State Projects Earn America's Transportation Awards

Three of the state's major freeway and highway projects have earned regional awards in a national transportation competition that focuses on efforts to strengthen communities, improve the quality of life and foster a more efficient economy....


Border West Expressway Wins Regional Achievement Award

The Border West Expressway (BWE) has been recognized for improving transportation in the El Paso area. The $640 million, 7.4-mi. roadway that runs along the U.S.-Mexico border and completes a loop around El Paso is one of 11 transportation projects that earned regional recognition as part of America's Transportation Awards....


DOTD's Eric Kalivoda Wins Prestigious National Award

Eric Kalivoda, deputy secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, recently was announced as the recipient of the prestigious Thomas H. MacDonald Memorial Award. The award is the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) top award and is presented each year to someone who has "rendered continuous outstanding service over an extended period of time or have made some exceptional contribution to the art and science of highway engineering."Kalivoda has served on the executive staff as the deputy secretary for the past ten years....


FDOT Projects Receive Recognition From America's Transportation Awards

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) received two regional awards for the S.R. 82 Widening Project and SunTrax Phase 1 from the Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) as part of the annual America's Transportation Awards competition....


Composite Bridge Offers Low-Cost Solution for Rural Tennessee County

A damaged, decades-old concrete bridge just off a narrow, curvy rural road in north central Tennessee's Morgan County will soon come down, and a low-cost, low-maintenance, technologically advanced composites bridge deck system with a 100-year lifespan will take its place....


State DOTs Would Get $15B in Phase 4 COVID-19 Bill

A $3 trillion, 1,815-page COVID-19 relief measure proposed by the House of Representatives on May 12 contains $15 billion in stopgap funds for state departments of transportation – well below the nearly $50 billion the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials projects state DOTs will need to continue operations in the face of drastic falloffs in motor fuel tax revenues, toll road receipts, and other funding sources....


AASHTO Asks Congress for $50B Fiscal Backstop for State DOTs

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials sent a letter to Congressional leadership on April 6 requesting the immediate emergency injection of $49.95 billion to offset an estimated 30 percent loss in state transportation revenues over the next 18 months....


AASHTO Recognizes Eight Nebraska DOT Transportation Projects

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), in Washington D.C., is beginning a new public outreach campaign entitled "The Benefits of Transportation: The Solutions State DOTs Bring to People and Their Communities."Designed to increase public awareness about the multitude of benefits transportation investment provides, this new national campaign uses an interactive map to link website visitors to transportation projects across the country — eight projects in Nebraska — that are reducing travel times, improving safety, protecting the environment, and boosting the economy....






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