ARTBA petitions USDOT to end federal rule blocking the use of innovative products in highway and bridge projects

May 22nd, 2018

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced it had formally petitioned the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to repeal a 102-year-old federal procurement rule the group says has blocked, since its inception, the use of products that could improve safety and quality on the nation’s major roadways. At issue is 23 CFR 635.411, […]

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U.S. DOT directs $410 million in emergency relief for road and bridge repairs

December 11th, 2015

Federal money to 33 states for damage from natural disasters In a press release issued last week, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that $410 million in emergency relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will be directed to help 33 states repair roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods, and other natural […]

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