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Deficient Roadways Costing Los Angeles Area Drivers

Roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lack desirable safety features cost California motorists a total of $44 billion statewide annually – nearly $2,500 per driver in the Los Angeles urban area – due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays. Increased investment in transportation improvements at the local, state and federal levels could relieve traffic congestion, improve road and bridge conditions, boost safety, and support long-term economic growth in California, according to a new report released by TRIP, a Washington, D.C.-based national transportation organization.

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Presque Isle Quarry Raises $35,000 for Charity

Lafarge North America's Presque Isle Quarry in Michigan celebrated its 60th anniversary by hosting its first annual Stoneport 5K Quarry Run/Walk on Aug., 28, 2014, to benefit the Cancer Center at Alpena Regional Medical Center (ARMC). After the event, Lafarge held a post-race open house celebration for the community at the Lafarge site.

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