• Civil Engineers Issue Harsh Report on State of Infrastructure

    From Trucking Info:  The American Society of Civil Engineers has once again assigned a barely passing grade of “D+” to the nation’s overall infrastructure and an even more parsimonious “D” to our road network. Bridges, though, fared...

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  • Messenger: Delays in Road Projects Threaten Federal Funds in St. Louis County

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  In December, Clayton lawyer Dudley McCarter had a simple request for the St. Louis County Council. McCarter’s client, Gershenson Construction Co., had been awarded a bid last year to do some roadwork on...

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  • Waiting to See How Trump’s Infrastructure Plans Will Affect STL

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  While on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump pledged vast infrastructure improvements to the tune of $1 trillion. He has described the nation’s airports as being like those in developing nations and has...

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  • Six Regional Executives Added to Speaker Lineup for Expo

    Transportation leaders from St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson County will join executives from Spire (formerly Laclede Gas Company), and the Missouri One Call System on a panel discussion of the current...

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  • St. Louis airport on list of Trump team’s infrastructure projects

    From the Belleville News-Democrat: Lambert-St. Louis International Airport appears on a priority list of about 50 nationwide infrastructure projects reportedly put together by President Donald Trump’s transition team. A detailed list of projects was obtained by McClatchy’s Kansas...

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  • Moody’s: Burden of Infrastructure Spending Increasingly Falling on States

    From For Construction Pros:  Repairing or replacing aging transportation infrastructure, such as roads and bridges, will require U.S. states to shoulder additional cost burdens since federal funding has stagnated over the last 20 years, Moody’s Investors Service...

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  • The Coming Battle Over Infrastructure Funding & Investment

    From AreaDevelopment:  Is it time to dust off those “shovel-ready” projects now that infrastructure spending to the tune of $1 trillion is an early focus of the Trump administration? The answer is not clear. Donald Trump has...

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  • Our Crumbling Infrastructure

    From Harvard:  No matter how big the issue — national security, health care, gun rights — it’s been nearly impossible for Washington lawmakers to find common ground given the deep rancor and partisan division among them. But...

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  • Trump Infrastructure Plan Should Include Skills Training

    From Construction Citizen:  One of the things President-elect Donald Trump did not stress during his successful campaign for the White House is the need for those who are out of work to be trained for new careers....

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  • Trouble With Bipartisan Infrastructure Plans

    From CityLab:  The allure of focusing on American infrastructure during Trump’s first 100 days is self-evident: It’s an issue that has bipartisan support and, unlike choosing a Supreme Court nominee or reversing protections for undocumented immigrants or...

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