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Despite highway bankruptcy, Texas GOP does 180 on toll roads

Despite highway bankruptcy, Texas GOP does 180 on toll roads

July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

If Congress doesn’t act rapidly, states will receive a 28% cut in infrastructure funding, reports The Hill. The Department of Transportation’s Highway Trust Fund will be bankrupt by August 2014, pending a congressional intervention. As Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox blogged, “For all states… this means we’ll have to stop reimbursing them as they send in […]

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A “cut and cap” solution to Austin I-35 highway may better connect Texas

A “cut and cap” solution to Austin I-35 highway may better connect Texas

August 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

You’ve no doubt already read — on this blog and likely elsewhere — about the decaying, often disastrous state that our country’s highways are currently in, from Oklahoma to Michigan, Florida to California. There is broad consensus among government, engineers, and the driving public about the state of the roads, but with limited budgets and […]

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