Tag: highway funding

Study: Expect more demand for paving asphalt

July 12, 2017By

Demand for paving asphalt used in highways and streets is forecast to increase 3.3 percent per year to 13.7 million tons in 2021.

House lawmakers push for fix of Highway Trust Fund

June 13, 2017By

More than 250 members of the U.S. House of Representatives want to see a fix for the Highway Trust Fund included in any tax reform package this year.

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Report: Trump may explore a gas tax increase

May 2, 2017By

President Donald Trump indicated that he is open to increasing the federal gas tax to support U.S. infrastructure development, although he stopped short of endorsing such a course of action.

State transportation bill passes in California

April 7, 2017By

The $54 billion plan cleared both the state’s senate and assembly chambers with ease, and the governor is expected to sign it.

NAM launches infrastructure initiative

October 13, 2016By

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is launching “Building to Win,” an initiative designed to revitalize the United States’ infrastructure.

Evolution Series: Highway funding

October 4, 2016By

Highway funding has been a major political issue throughout the aggregate industry’s history. And for the past 100 years, P&Q has reported on it.

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Federal Highway Administration awards grants to seven states

September 6, 2016By

Several million dollars in grants were awarded to seven states to test ways to fund infrastructure projects.

Aggregates advocacy event scheduled for September

July 18, 2016By

NSSGA plans to set up meetings Sept. 12-14 with members of Congress for attendees of the second annual Safety and Health Committee Meetings and Advocacy Fly-In.