Tag: highways

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Pricing momentum keeps Vulcan Materials moving forward

May 4, 2023 By

Despite fewer aggregate shipments, Vulcan Materials’ aggregate earnings were up sharply in the first quarter.

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What types of construction jobs are experiencing setbacks?

September 12, 2021 By

Ken Simonson, chief economist at the Associated General Contractors of America, offers a look at which construction jobs are being canceled and delayed the most these days.

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NSSGA, PCA weigh in on Biden’s infrastructure proposal

April 1, 2021 By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Michael Johnson and the Portland Cement Association’s (PCA) Mike Ireland issued written statements following the unveiling Wednesday of President Biden’s infrastructure plan.

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How public works are faring in Virginia

August 3, 2020 By

With funding for highways becoming a serious issue in a number of states across America, Luck Stone’s Charlie Windle dives in to offer some perspective on the state of highway funding within Virginia.

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ARTBA report: Bridge repair pace slowing, deficiencies worsening

April 23, 2019 By

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, 2018 By

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, 2017 By

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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Infrastructure investments emphasized in Trump victory speech

November 9, 2016 By

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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Report details interstate highway system’s deficiencies

June 28, 2016 By

TRIP produced a report detailing how the aging U.S. interstate highway system will increasingly require more long-term, costly repairs.

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