Nebraska lawmakers April 12 approved a bill that will create a state transportation infrastructure bank. Initial funding includes $50 million from the state’s rainy day fund and the 2 cents-per-gallon gas tax increase, which was signed into law in 2015. The bill also authorizes design-build project delivery to accelerate complex projects. Read More.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) on April 8 reiterated her intention to work with lawmakers in the 2017 legislative session to pass a comprehensive transportation funding package. Read More.

Louisiana Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn Wilson said the state is facing up to $20 million in road and bridge damage due to recent flooding. Read More.

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