• $100M Driving Subsidy Proposed While Gas Tax Cut Again

    From NextSTL:  State Representative and Budget Committee Chairman Cody Smith (R) is proposing a $100M driving subsidy from Missouri’s general revenue. The driving lobby has been crying for more funding for years. The state built more miles...

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  • Missouri to Test New Fees to Pay for Highway Projects

    From St. Louis Business Journal:  The state of Missouri is among seven states that will receive a combined $10.2 million in federal grants to test new ways to pay for highway and bridge projects. The Missouri Department...

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  • Report: Reinvigoration of Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 Needed to Fix Interstates

    From For Construction Pros:  The future of the U.S. Interstate Highway System is threatened by a persistent and growing backlog of structural and operational deficiencies and by various looming challenges, such as the progress of automated vehicles,...

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  • Missouri’s highways need help. Voters nixed gas tax hike, but lawmakers can act

    From The Kansas City Star:  Ideas for funding Missouri’s woefully underfunded highway and bridge network are beginning to emerge, and Gov. Mike Parson and lawmakers should deal with this most pressing issue next year. Voters, of course, rejected...

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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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  • 2016: Voters Approved Most Road Funding Measures

    From Trucks.com:  Traffic-weary voters overwhelmingly passed measures to fund road and highway repairs and construction, according to an analysis of 2016 election returns. Some 69 percent of 280 transportation funding ballot measures up for vote in 34...

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  • Why an Infrastructure Boom is Imminent

    From Worth Magazine:  Tomorrow, Americans will vote to elect the next president of the United States. It is not clear who will win, but one thing is certain: The next commander-in-chief will have promised a large package of...

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  • Illinois Highways Tie for 1st Place in U.S. Study

    From Illinois News Network:  Never mind the potholes. A new report said Illinois actually has one of the best highway systems in the country. The Reason Foundation report gives Illinois high marks for the condition of its...

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  • Rebuilding America: The Road Ahead

    From Merrill Lynch:  U.S. roads and highways, bridges and power grids, and other critical infrastructure have fallen into dangerous disrepair. Can investors help restore our nation’s framework? For anyone concerned about the state of the country’s transportation...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • An Oddly Situated Rest Area in an I-44 Median

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  The 1960s-era rest stop sandwiched between the eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 44 is an oddity in the St. Louis region. Its location in the median allows access to travelers coming from...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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