Sens. Warner, Blunt Introduce Bipartisan BRIDGE Act

Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) led a bipartisan coalition of senators in introducing legislation to establish a new infrastructure financing authority to help states and localities better leverage private funds to build and maintain the nation’s outdated infrastructure. 

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MSHA Issues New Serious Accident Alert

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has issued a new Metal/Nonmetal Serious Accident Alert.

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Schaeffer Disputes Study on Impacts and Mitigation of NOx Emissions

Improved “real-world” vehicle testing standards and increased adoption of new diesel technology to replace older diesels would play a major role in helping to reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions, according to Allen Schaeffer, the executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum.

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Connecticut Needs Major Improvements to Roads, Bridges

Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested or lack some desirable safety features cost Connecticut motorists a total of $6.1 billion statewide annually – as much as $2,378 per driver in some urban areas – due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays. 

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NSSGA Urges Producers to Embrace Infrastructure Week

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced its participation in Infrastructure Week, which will take place from May 15-19. Businesses, labor organizations, elected officials and people around the country participate in this national advocacy and educational event to spread the message that it is #TimeToBuild America’s infrastructure.

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