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Fed pilot could give local workers advantage in transportation projects

The year-long pilot is proposed as an experiment under FHWA’s “Special Experimental Project No. 14” and FTA experimental authorities, provisions made possible by Congress to allow the agencies leeway in finding new and more effective means of building, maintaining and managing federal transportation projects.

N.J. receives $76M in Sandy relief funds

The funds, which come from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 passed by Congress and signed by President Obama, bring the total funding from the FHWA to $224 million.

U.S. DOT releases $62M for road, bridge repair

The money will reimburse seven states for fixing or replacing highways, bridges and other roadway structures. Costs associated with detours, debris removal and other immediate measures necessary to restore traffic flow in affected areas are also eligible for reimbursement.

FHWA provides $215M for road, bridge repairs

The money will reimburse states for fixing or replacing highways, bridges and other roadway structures. Costs associated with detours, debris removal and other immediate measures necessary to restore traffic flow in impacted areas are also eligible.

NTSB issues safety recs

The FHWA; AASHTO; NHTSA and the GHSA, as well as all 50 states and the District of Columbia, received recommendations for median barrier installation, communication and prohibiting driver cell phone use.