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Tag: bridges

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Trump, congressional leadership agree on infrastructure bill dollar figure

May 1, 2019By

An infrastructure bill totaling $2 trillion will be pursued, but both sides still need to determine how to pay for improvements to the nation’s roads, bridges and more.

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ARTBA report: Bridge repair pace slowing, deficiencies worsening

April 23, 2019By

More than 47,000 of the nation’s bridges are now classified as structurally deficient and in poor condition.

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Trump digs into infrastructure in State of the Union speech

February 3, 2018By

President Trump outlined his vision to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure during his first State of the Union address.

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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.

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ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017 attendees check out Solar Roadways' hexagon-shaped solar panels for roads and surfaces. Photo by Megan Smalley

Solar panels a future option to protect US roads, bridges

March 28, 2017By

Solar roads could be an option to protect roads, bridges and other surfaces in the future, but coming technologies could limit the nation’s for aggregate materials.

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Infrastructure investments emphasized in Trump victory speech

November 9, 2016By

Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States in the wee hours of the morning Nov. 9, and he imparted a number of messages in his victory speech – including his desire to enhance the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

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ARTBA: 9.5 percent of U.S. bridges structurally deficient

February 18, 2016By

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) 2015 National Bridge Inventory database indicates that there were 2,574 fewer structurally […]

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Keeping up with infrastructure requires special mindset

Keeping up with infrastructure requires special mindset

December 8, 2015By

Passage of a long-term highway bill was long overdue. Investing in our infrastructure is like investing in our […]

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A national audience

November 24, 2014By

About 12 million people watch the television news magazine 60 Minutes each week. So, when yesterday’s program led […]

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