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September 13, 2011

House extends surface transportation bill

While the vote was a result of a bipartisan agreement between Senate and House leaders, Chairman of the House Transportation Committee John Mica (R-FL) said it will be the last temporary extension he will support and that a full four-year funding bill needs to be put into place after this one expires.


August 31, 2011

Obama urges Congress to extend surface transportation bill

President also directed the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Interior, Transportation and Housing and Urban Development to each select three "high-priority" construction projects already funded that can be completed within 18 months.


May 15, 2009

LaHood announces availability of TIGER grants

Awards can range from $20 million up to $300 million to support high impact transportation projects.


January 30, 2009

ASCE: Nation's infrastructure receives a "D" grade

U.S. surface transportation systems have declined over the past four years, with transit dropping from D+ to D, and roads dropping from a D to a nearly failing D-.


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