Keystone XL pipeline route change is not major issue: TransCanada CEO

Fox Business » TransCanada Corp (TRP) does not see a route change for the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline to Nebraska as a major issue, and the company is confident a key regulatory approval will stand, Chief Executive Russ Girling said on Thursday. The company now believes the ruling, which opponents are appealing, is legally “solid.”

2018-01-26T16:58:37+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Canada, Nebraska, Non-Renewable Sources|

TransCanada applies for Keystone XL route permit in Neb.

Reuters » President Donald Trump cleared the way for the project at the federal level last month by reversing an earlier decision by former President Barack Obama to block the project over environmental concerns.

2017-06-30T09:35:23+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Canada, Energy, Nebraska, Trump & Infrastructure|

Study: 58,000 U.S. bridges found to be ‘structurally deficient’

USA Today »

A study by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) concluded that of the 609,539 bridges across the United States, 58,495 bridges, a span of 1,340 miles, are structurally deficient. The U.S. Department of Transportation estimates the repair and replacement of these bridges would cost $115 billion, and may take 21 years to complete based on the current funding levels.