Tag: highway funding

Fragmentation monitoring systems can offer insight on fragmentation in loader buckets, on conveyor belts and in other key places in the mine process. Photo: P&Q Staff

Arizona producers optimistic despite federal, state regulations

February 5, 2024By

Steve Trussell of the Arizona Rock Products Association shares why he’s optimistic about the industry for his state in 2024.

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Says CRH Americas’ Dwayne Boyd: “The IIJA will provide certainty to state DOTs and everyone involved in delivering infrastructure projects.” Photo: NSSGA

CRH regional president talks IIJA implementation

March 28, 2023By

CRH Americas’ Dwayne Boyd served as a witness during a House subcommittee hearing exploring the latest with the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA).

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

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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Public works group urges Congress to fully fund IIJA

January 18, 2022By

With the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) signed into law last November, the American Public Works Association leaders wrote the Senate Committee on Appropriations a letter encouraging swift action.

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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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Michael Johnson of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association. Photo: NSSGA

How the infrastructure bill finally reached the finish line

November 16, 2021By

Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, paid P&Q a visit to discuss the nation’s new infrastructure bill, the arduous process of passing it and what’s next.

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

How much ‘infrastructure’ is in Biden’s infrastructure proposal?

April 14, 2021By

Is President Biden’s $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan the long-awaited infrastructure victory the industry has been waiting for? Let’s explore.

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Dodge Data & Analytics' Richard Branch joins Pit & Quarry. Photo: P&Q Staff

Sponsored: The potential impact of Biden’s Build Back Better infrastructure plan

March 10, 2021By and

Is there stomach in Congress for a big 2021 spending plan on infrastructure that would be coming off a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill? Dodge Data & Analytics’ Richard Branch weighs in.

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Sure, New York City traffic is horrible. But eliminating cars from New York City roads and expecting other U.S. cities to adopt the Big Apple's model is quite the stretch. Photo: Bim/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Four highway funding questions for AASHTO

January 25, 2021By

Susan Howard of the American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials (AASHTO) offers insights on the year ahead as it relates to highway funding.

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