• Nonpartisan Group Gives Feedback on Infrastructure Reform

    From Trucking Info:  In a detailed report, the Committee for Economic Development of the Conference Board made recommendations for improving America’s roads and bridges. The nonprofit, non-partisan, business-led public-policy organization delivers analysis and solutions to critical national...

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  • Chao Fills in Some Details of Trump Infrastructure Plan

    From Engineering News-Record:  The outlines of President Trump’s promised $1-trillion, 10-year infrastructure initiative are coming into clearer focus. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has provided more information about the plan, saying states and localities that bring their own...

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  • Infrastructure’s Big Moment is Coming

    From CityLab:  Infrastructure is high on the agenda at the American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference, which began this weekend. The location—New York City—is a veritable showroom of projects. I took a sold-out Acela train that glided...

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  • U.S. Mayors Push for Infrastructure Task Force

    From Trucking Info:  The U.S. Conference of Mayors has formed a task force on infrastructure aimed at working with President Trump and Congress to develop and pass a major infrastructure package. The Task Force on Infrastructure will...

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  • Highway Funding Should Be Priority

    From News-Press & Gazette:  The Missouri General Assembly, by all appearances, will do nothing this session to address the big shortfall in long-term funding for the state’s transportation needs. Gov. Eric Greitens also has been quiet on...

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  • Merchants Bridge Rehab Could Double Economic Impact

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  A new Merchants Bridge that can handle two modern freight trains at once could create more than $456 million in economic activity over a 20-year period — nearly double the impact today,...

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  • 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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