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Input sought from all U.S. asphalt mix producers by April 1 for annual survey

Input sought from all U.S. asphalt mix producers by April 1 for annual survey

LANHAM, MD — Every asphalt mix producer in the United States is asked to participate in the National Asphalt Pavement Association’s (NAPA) annual survey on the use of recycled materials and warm-mix asphalt. This survey is conducted by NAPA under a cooperative agreement with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and is an important tool for […]

Trump “totally ready” for infrastructure bill

Trump “totally ready” for infrastructure bill

Source: NSSGA More than half of the nation’s governors gathered in Washington, D.C., recently, and both President Trump and Vice President Pence mentioned their commitment to investing in infrastructure this year. They addressed funding and the need to base regulations for permits on sound science. “A highway that would take 17 or 18 years of […]

“Waters of the U.S.” regulation rewrite will Help reduce transportation project delays, ARTBA Vice Chair Harwood says at EPA-Corps hearing in Kansas City

“Waters of the U.S.” regulation rewrite will Help reduce transportation project delays, ARTBA Vice Chair Harwood says at EPA-Corps hearing in Kansas City

WASHINGTON, DC — Man-made, roadside ditches provide critical surface drainage that protects the traveling public and should be exempt from federal wetland regulations, American Road & Transportation Builder Association (ARTBA) Vice Chairman David Harwood told a Feb. 27 government hearing. That’s a key reason the association is supporting the Trump administration’s proposed overhaul to portions of […]

Portland Cement Association launches new podcast series: Hard Facts

Portland Cement Association launches new podcast series: Hard Facts

WASHINGTON, DC  — The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s Cement Manufacturers, has launched a new podcast series. Hard Facts is a podcast examining the best way to pay for the nation’s transportation infrastructure and explores money-saving tools available to planners and builders through interviews with members of Congress, the Administration and industry. The premiere episode […]

Ohio Aggregates Association commends Governor Dewine’s infrastructure funding proposal

Ohio Aggregates Association commends Governor Dewine’s infrastructure funding proposal

The over 200-member companies of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) commend Governor Mike DeWine for his support of an increase of the motor fuel user-fee to fund critical roadway, bridge and infrastructure needs in Ohio. OAIMA, Executive Director, Patrick Jacomet, stated, “Governor DeWine has long been a strong leader and advocate for […]