Senators Propose $15 Billion to Address Highway Inequities

U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), along with Sens. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.), introduced legislation to reconnect and revitalize areas that were harmed by the construction of the Interstate Highway System.

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NAPA Leads Highways Drive America Campaign

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announced it is leading the 11 member associations of the Highway Materials Group (HMG) in the launch of “Highways Drive America,” a social media campaign designed to raise awareness about the critical need to fund highway infrastructure as a way to stimulate the nation’s return to work and the economy’s recovery in the wake…

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Highways on the Hot Seat

August 1, 2019 – According to the latest construction spending report from the U.S. Census Bureau, highway construction in June was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $101.9 billion, 6.4% (±5.4%) below the revised May estimate of $108.9 billion. But spending in the first half of 2019 was up sharply for most public infrastructure, with year-to-date increases of 14.5% for highway and street construction spending, 7.1% for transportation…

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