• How State & Local Agencies are Financing Infrastructure Fixes

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Infrastructure may not be high on the public’s radar, at least until it fails or is preparing to do so. If the Hudson River tunnel, which connects commuters between New Jersey and New...

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  • Nashville Unveils $5.2B Transit Plan, Including Light Rail

    From SMARTCITIES Dive: Nashville Mayor Megan Barry on Tuesday proposed a $5.2 billion transportation plan, which includes a light rail system. The plan also includes a huge tunnel below downtown and a complete revamp of the city’s bus system....

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  • Mayors’ Group, Including Krewson, Signs Partnership to Attract River Investors

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  Funding for the next Mississippi River infrastructure project could come from private investment due to a partnership formed Wednesday (Sept. 13). The Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative, comprised of St. Louis...

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  • Here’s the One Tax MO Democrats and Republicans Should Support Raising

    From The Kansas City Star:  Time for a single-question pop quiz to keep the ol’ noggin limber on this long Labor Day weekend: What’s the one tax that both Missouri Republicans and Democrats acknowledge needs to be...

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  • Construction Stocks Tank as Trump’s Infrastructure Plans Fizzle

    From Bloomberg:  The predicted boom in construction stocks under President Donald Trump is turning into a bust. Trump promised to deliver a $1 trillion infrastructure early in his first year but is now talking about trying to...

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  • State DOTs Head to White House for Meeting on Infrastructure

    From AASHTO Journal:  The White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs has scheduled an Aug. 30 event with state and local officials – including heads of department of transportation – to discuss the Trump administration’s infrastructure investment ideas....

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  • Public Works Funding Falls as Infrastructure Deterioriates

    From New York Times:  It’s basically the opposite of a major government infrastructure program. Government spending on transportation and other public works is in decline as federal funding stagnates and state and local governments tighten their belts....

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  • 10 Years After Bridge Collapse, America Is Still Crumbling

    From NPR:  Ten years ago, the Interstate 35W bridge over the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis collapsed, sending cars, trucks and even a school bus that were crawling over it in bumper-to-bumper rush hour traffic plummeting into...

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  • Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Has New Reason for Skepticism

    From CityLab:  A lawsuit filed Tuesday against President Trump alleges that his infrastructure advisory council—tasked with hammering out the details of his $1 trillion plan to rebuild roads, bridges, and waterways—was convened illegally, in violation of federal...

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  • Missouri Contractors Lower Expectations for 2017 & 2018

    Contractors in both the AGC of Missouri’s Building Division and its Heavy Highway/Infrastructure Division report lowered growth expectations for the rest of 2017 and for 2018. However, most results from the quarterly, online Contractor Confidence (CCI) Index,...

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