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Government, Business, Safety

BUILD Infrastructure Grants Reduced in Recent Funding Deal

BUILD infrastructure grants Chao (Yuri Gripas/Bloomberg News)

Funding for grants meant to assist states with infrastructure projects of regional significance was cut under the recently signed law ensuring federal agencies remain open through fiscal 2019.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 19, 2019
Government, Business

ELD Exemption for Livestock Haulers Part of Fiscal 2019 Congressional Funding Deal

Sen. Richard Shelby Sen. Richard Shelby by Al Drago/Bloomberg News

Included in the law signed by President Trump Feb. 15 that funds federal agencies through fiscal 2019 is a provision that exempts livestock and insect haulers from the electronic logging device requirement.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 14, 2019
Government, Business

New Round of BUILD Grants Addresses Freight Corridor Needs

A tractor-trailer passes under an electronic road sign warning of strong wind gusts on Interstate 80 between Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyo. A tractor-trailer passes under an electronic road sign warning of strong wind gusts on Interstate 80 between Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyo. (Getty Images)

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s first round of Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development discretionary grants allocated a record amount of funding for road projects, some of which specifically address important freight routes.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 18, 2018