• 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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  • Ideas Floated To Improve TIFIA Loan Program

    From Engineering News-Record:  As the Trump administration continues to work on its promised $1-trillion infrastructure investment plan, it is expected to recommend increasing funds for the long-standing federal Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program, which...

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  • House Bill Aims for Freight Infrastructure Revenue

    From TruckingInfo:  Bipartisan legislation introduced in the House on June 22 would create a Freight Transportation Infrastructure Trust Fund, funded through a national 1% “waybill fee” on the transportation cost of goods, according to the bill’s sponsor,...

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