Counties look to gas tax to fund roads and bridges

The Bismarck Tribune » North Dakota’s Association of Counties heard arguments for increasing the state’s fuel tax to help pay for the future construction and maintenance of county roads and bridges. “It’s happened in 26 states, it can happen here,” said Russ Hanson, executive director of the Associated General Contractors of North Dakota. “We need to come together and have those discussions.”

2017-10-20T13:40:28+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Fuel Tax, North Dakota|

McAuliffe announces USDOT approval of federal loan for I-66 public-private partnership

Augusta Free News » Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the United States Department of Transportation issued its approval to provide a $1.2 billion Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan for the I-66 Outside the Beltway public-private partnership transportation project.

2017-10-20T14:27:02+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Federal Programs, Highways, Public-Private Partnerships, Tolling, Virginia|

Transportation secretary wants to keep politics out of Virginia road funding

Richmond Times-Dispatch » With three statewide offices and the House of Delegates up for grabs in three weeks, a regional spat over highway funding caught fire Monday, as Secretary of Transportation Aubrey L. Layne Jr. took aim at Republican political leaders in Southwest Virginia who have accused Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, of doing too little to fund critical road projects in their region.

2017-10-18T13:38:51+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Funding, Roads, Virginia|

Ticket to Ride: Cuomo’s 6 biggest transportation projects – and how much further they need to go

City & State New York » Here are the six most important infrastructure investments in New York this year, including the Tappan Zee Bridge project ($3.98 billion), the Gateway Tunnel project ($13 billion) and the Interstate 81 viaduct project in Syracuse ($1.7 billion).

2017-10-18T14:21:26+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Airports, Bridges, Highways, New York, Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement, Tolling|
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