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Michigan DOT launches new virtual tool to track bridge bundling initiative

July 28, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is now using an online tool that allows the public to track the state’s initiative to bundle bridge projects together to make them more cost-effective. The bridge bundling initiative also addresses multiple local agency […]


Infrastructure

Kansas Leaders Award $23 Million for Road Improvement Projects

July 27, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced $23 million has been awarded to support road improvement projects in 36 cities across the state. The funding, meant specifically to assist with highway and intersection projects, was issued as part of the Kansas Department […]


Infrastructure

Minnesota DOT releases sustainability report

July 23, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The Minnesota Department of Transportation recently released its fifth annual Sustainability and Public Health Report. The report highlights progress toward the agency’s sustainability and climate goals and includes additional transportation resilience and public health measures. It is based on 2020 […]


Infrastructure

Infrastructure Bill Expected to Fail First Test Vote

July 21, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Senate Republicans expected on July 21 to reject an effort to begin debate on a bipartisan infrastructure deal that senators brokered with President Joe Biden, though supporters are hoping they’ll get another chance in coming days. A vote was expected […]


Infrastructure

Sanders, Biden Meet as Infrastructure Bill Swells Past $3.5 Trillion

July 13, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Emerging from a private meeting at the White House, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said July 12 that he and President Joe Biden are on the same page as Democrats draft a “transformative” infrastructure package unleashing more than $3.5 trillion in […]


Infrastructure

Business Groups, Unions Join Together on Infrastructure Plan

July 9, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Major business and union groups have formed a new coalition designed to add momentum for a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package that the Senate is expected to take up this month. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the AFL-CIO, along with […]


Infrastructure

Missouri approves transportation projects through 2026

July 7, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission recently approved the Missouri Department of Transportation’s (MoDOT) FY2022-2026 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The STIP includes 228 bridges, 704 lane miles of interstate pavements, 1,387 miles of major route pavements, and 2,733 miles […]


Infrastructure

USDOT awards more than $905M to 24 infrastructure projects

July 2, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) recently awarded $905.25 million in Infrastructure for Rebuilding America grants to 24 projects in 18 states. Rural projects received approximately 44 percent of the grants, exceeding by 19 percent the statutory requirements set by Congress. […]


Infrastructure, Travel & Public Transit

Rail-related projects included in $905M infrastructure grants

July 1, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

A handful of freight rail-related projects have received federal funding from a popular infrastructure grant program. The U.S. Department of Transportation is awarding $905.25 million to 24 projects in 18 states via the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary program. […]


Infrastructure

Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board approves state department budgets

June 28, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), a 17-member board charged with approving funding allocations for the state’s transportation system, recently approved the Fiscal Year 2022 budgets for three departments. CTB approved budgets for the Virginia Department of Transportation, $7.2 billion; the […]