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October 4: State Transportation Funding New Roundup

West Virginia is $5.5 billion behind the estimated amount needed to adequately complete, repair, and maintain the state road system. Deputy Highways Commissioner, Jimmy Wriston, highlighted this disparity citing a 2013 report recommending the state more than double its $1.1 billion annual road spending. Read [...]

October 4, 2019|

August 9: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson recommends raising the gas tax in the next two years. Read More>>   Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, faces a $4.39 billion gap in transportation funding needs over the next 25 years just to maintain existing assets. The region may [...]

August 9, 2019|

July 12: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

In Manchester, Connecticut, town board approval of an $18 million bond hinges on how the public works director prioritizes improvements to arterial roads, side streets, sidewalks, and other infrastructure vying for funding. Read More>>   Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo (D – 19) said he [...]

July 12, 2019|

June 6: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Despite a 2017 $5.3 billion increase to the state’s highway system over 10 years, 20 percent of Oregon bridges are at risk of becoming structurally deficient in several years. Oregon earned a C- from the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2019 evaluation, highlighting the unfunded [...]

June 6, 2019|

Oct. 27: State Transportation Funding News

Gov. Phil Bryant (R) told attendees of the Mississippi Economic Council’s 16th Annual Hobnob event on Oct. 25 that he would support putting a gas tax increase on the Nov. 2018 ballot for voter approval. Read More>> While most New Hampshire residents believe the state’s [...]

October 27, 2017|

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