Governors Group Updates Online Infrastructure Funding Tracker
The National Governors Association has updated its online tracker for federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act funds to help states and municipalities better navigate through 370 programs to access requirements and apply for grants.October 7, 2022
House Transportation Leader Praises Trucking Workforce
The trucking workforce’s contributions during the pandemic were again recognized by the chairman of the transportation panel in the U.S. House of Representatives.September 29, 2022
Democrats, Republicans Tout Infrastructure Ahead of Midterm Elections
With midterm elections season in full swing, Democrats and Republicans are promoting infrastructure proposals as they each pursue control of Congress.September 29, 2022
IIJA Rollout Prompts Partisan Views at Senate Committee
The Republican leader on the Senate highway policy panel took aim at funding guidance from the U.S. Department of Transportation as Democrats continue to tout the distribution of grants from the $1 trillion infrastructure law.September 22, 2022
Work Progresses on Two Projects at Maine-Canada Border
Construction continues moving forward to replace a new bridge and revamped port of entry connecting Maine and Canada to save trucks from a long detour due to load restrictions on an aging 100-year-old bridge.September 13, 2022
Biden Announces 26 Appointments to Infrastructure Advisory Group
President Joe Biden announced the names of 26 people representing 15 states and the District of Columbia to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council to recommend strategies for the nation’s critical infrastructure.September 7, 2022
Ballpark at Port of Oakland Takes Step Forward
Major League Baseball’s Oakland Athletics are one important step closer toward winning approval to build a ballpark as part of a $12 billion commercial development project at an abandoned terminal at the Port of Oakland.
Port of Port Arthur Plans for $20 Million Expansion in 2023-24
Port of Port Arthur, Texas, will receive $13.6 million in a federal USDOT grant that port officials say will significantly upgrade the East Texas facility during the next year.
Pennsylvania Explores Tolling Alternatives to Fund Bridge Fixes
With the proposal to toll nine major interstate bridges to pay for their replacement or rehabilitation now dead, a panel of Pennsylvania state senators set out to explore what happens next to address these costly but necessary transportation projects.
Wisconsin, Minnesota Governors Seek Grant to Rebuild Twin Ports Bridge
The governors of Minnesota and Wisconsin have teamed to seek $889.5 million in federal infrastructure funds on a joint project to rebuild the John A. Blatnik Bridge.August 18, 2022