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Tag: Department of Transportation

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New infrastructure program targets carbon emissions reduction

April 25, 2022By

The Federal Highway Administration says its Carbon Reduction Program is designed to help states develop carbon-reduction strategies.

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Clarity surfacing on infrastructure bill funding rollout

January 27, 2022By

Some industry stakeholders are getting antsy as they await funds from the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act, but answers about when, where and how much are emerging.

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According to PennDOT, more than three-quarters of its annual budget is invested in Pennsylvania's 120,000 miles of state and local highways and 32,000 state and local bridges. Photo: Alex Potemkin / iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

DOT launches historic bridge investment program

January 14, 2022By

According to the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Bridge Formula Program represents the largest dedicated bridge investment since the construction of the interstate highway system.

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Bipartisan surface transportation bill emerges from Senate

May 25, 2021By

The Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2021, crafted by the Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works, represents an increase of more than 34 percent from the FAST Act.

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Buttigieg confirmed as DOT secretary, the industry reacts

February 2, 2021By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association and the Associated Equipment Distributors applauded the Senate’s quick confirmation of Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary.

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Buttigieg to set agenda at Department of Transportation

December 16, 2020By and

President-elect Joe Biden revealed this week that Pete Buttigieg, former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, will serve as his transportation secretary.

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Martin Marietta adds former transportation secretary to board

November 10, 2020By

Anthony Foxx, who served under President Obama, joins Martin Marietta’s board of directors.

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Assessing one state’s DOT funding situation

November 4, 2020By

Elliott Botzis, a 19-year veteran of Vulcan Materials who also serves the South Carolina Aggregates Association as president, offers perspective on 2021 project funding within the state of South Carolina.

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Despite a drop in total construction starts in March, following a large gain in February, optimism remains for 2022, according to Dodge Construction Network. Photo: oksanaphoto/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Seaborn: Why roadbuilding, residential construction may carry some producers

September 14, 2020By

Luck Companies’ Scott Seaborn forecasts a slight year-over-year decline in aggregate demand throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern markets. 

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