Tag: Elaine Chao

The American Society of Civil Engineers gives Missouri a C- for its bridges. Fortunately, the state agreed this year to a bond measure that will fund $301 million in repairs for more than 200 bridges across Missouri. Photo: iStock.com/tupungato

Nearly $1B in federal grants awarded for state DOT projects

June 19, 2020By

The Trump administration intends to invest $906 million in infrastructure across 20 states through the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America discretionary grant program.

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ARTBA chair makes case for infrastructure package

May 1, 2020By

This week, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) calls for a multi-year plan addressing transportation infrastructure.

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Will Congress commit $1 trillion toward infrastructure? Photo: iStock.com/kozmoat98

Aggregate industry calls for infrastructure funding

December 29, 2017By

Fifty-six percent of producers say the federal government is not providing enough funds to support infrastructure projects.

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Aggregate producers anticipating fewer regulations with Trump

May 24, 2017By

Aggregate producers are hoping the new landscape in Washington means fewer industry regulations and more infrastructure spending.

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Vulcan adds former Waste Management CEO to board

February 13, 2017By

Vulcan Materials Co. named David Steiner, former CEO of Waste Management, to its board of directors.

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Senate confirms Chao as secretary of transportation

February 1, 2017By

The Senate confirmed Elaine Chao, former secretary of labor, as the new administration’s secretary of transportation.

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Trump selects Chao as transportation secretary

November 30, 2016By

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Elaine Chao as his secretary of transportation.

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