IIJA’s Implementation Gained Momentum in 2022
President Joe Biden during his State of the Union Address to Congress this year proclaimed that the United States was embarking on an “infrastructure decade,” setting the tone for the administration’s efforts to implement the bipartisan $1 trillion infrastructure law.December 16, 2022
Expansion Plan Announced for Port of New Orleans
Gov. John Bel Edwards, the Port of New Orleans and two global maritime companies on Dec. 13 announced the formation of a public-private partnership to build a new $1.8 billion container facility on the lower Mississippi River.
With Road Projects on the Rise, Experts Offer Work Zone Tips
Thanks to the infrastructure funding bill, badly needed improvements to the nation’s roadways and bridges will be underway in large numbers next year. This work brings with it a corresponding increase in construction work zones, which demand caution from drivers passing through.
Missouri Extends Two Special Permits Until March
Missouri’s statewide drought emergency and overwidth hauling permits to help provide hay to ranchers and farmers have been extended through March 1.
IIJA’s Implementation Raises Concerns, Draws Praise at Senate EPW
More than a year after a $1 trillion infrastructure law was enacted, the Republican leader on the U.S. Senate highway policy panel revisited her concerns related to funding guidance from the U.S. Department of Transportation.November 30, 2022
Democrat Senators Press Safety Initiatives as White House Celebrates IIJA
Senior Democrats in the Senate are pressing for transportation safety enhancements as the White House celebrated the anniversary of a $1 trillion infrastructure law’s enactment.November 16, 2022
USDOT, White House Promote Infrastructure Workforce
The Biden administration recently launched initiatives designed to connect individuals with careers associated with infrastructure.November 10, 2022
Utah Receives $800,000 Grant to Assess 40 Bridges on I-84
Utah is receiving an $800,000 federal grant to determine how to repair or rebuild 40 at-risk bridges along a rural freight corridor.
South Carolina Seeks I-95 Bridge Replacement Funds
The South Carolina Department of Transportation has applied for a $161 million federal grant to replace the Interstate 95 bridges over Lake Marion.
White House Announces $60 Billion for Roads, Bridges
Nearly $60 billion in new federal funds will be dedicated to repair surface transportation corridors nationwide, the Biden administration announced Oct. 11.October 11, 2022