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NCDOT builds road bridges for wildlife and humans | North Carolina News

By RICHARD STRADLING, The News & Observer Raleigh, NC (AP) – The North Carolina Department of Transportation is building a bridge over Interstate 40 that is one of the first in the state to accommodate the needs of bears and elk. The bridge will carry I-40 over Cold Springs Creek and Harmon Den Road, near […]

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Build bridges, across rivers and party lines

President Joe Biden visited New Hampshire last week to tout the signing of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework with a speech from the NH 175 Bridge, an infrastructure that has been in need of repair since 2014. The bridge provided a perfect backdrop for the photos and allowed the all-Democratic congressional delegation from New Hampshire to […]

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Biden to sign T $ 1 infrastructure bill in bipartisan White House ceremony – NBC10 Philadelphia

President Joe Biden enacted a $ 1 trillion infrastructure plan on Monday that provides funds for roads, bridges, ports, rail transportation, clean water, power grid, high-speed internet and more. The plan promises to reach almost every corner of the country. It is a historic investment that the president compared to the construction of the transcontinental […]

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Celebrate the bipartisan infrastructure bill for more than new roads, bridges and jobs

Is it safe to say that most Americans are fed up with all the partisan fights that dominate the national political landscape, cause traffic jams, and virtually impede progress in the halls of Congress? No matter which side of the political spectrum you land on, you must feel at least a sigh of relief, if […]

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How Pete Buttigieg plans to boost racial equity through transportation

Washington Pete Buttigieg, the transportation secretary who holds the purse strings of much of President Joe Biden’s $ 1,000 billion infrastructure package, spoke to reporters about its impact – the promise of more electric cars , intercity train lines, larger airports – when a sharp question came up. How would he go about integrating racial […]

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Biden to build $ 1,000 billion worth of roads, bridges and railroads

US President Joe Biden will sign a bipartisan infrastructure bill on Monday at a ceremony attended by members of Congress who helped draft the legislation, the White House said on Wednesday. The House of Representatives last week passed the $ 1 trillion package to improve highways, broadband and other infrastructure. It was adopted by the […]

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Trillion dollar package means millions for South Dakota roads and bridges

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) – South Dakota is expected to receive $ 1.9 billion in federal assistance for highway projects over the next five years under the recently approved federal infrastructure program, according to the administration of President Joe Biden. But that’s not the only money that would come to South Dakota. The state would […]

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Republicans seek advantage as House Democrats opt for retirement over re-election

WASHINGTON – House Democrats appeared to have gotten the message from Tuesday’s election: the political winds are not blowing in their favor. After months of delays and dead ends, House Democrats passed the $ 555 billion infrastructure bill in days, a move political prognosticators told them could help turn the tide of success Republican in […]

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Revised Budget Bill Cuts More Than $ 10 Billion From Transportation Funds

In an email response to a question about the cuts, a spokeswoman for the American Association of Port Authorities said that while they are grateful that dollars for port infrastructure have not been entirely cut, the group is nevertheless disappointed. “This money is a generational investment in port infrastructure, and more will be needed to […]

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Improvements to I-81, bike paths discussed at Transport Forum | Winchester Star

WINCHESTER –Commonwealth Transportation Board member Mark Merrill is optimistic that the infrastructure bill proposed by the Biden administration could help fund improvements to roads in Virginia, including to Interstate 81. Merrill, of Winchester, made his comments at the Frederick County Transportation Forum on Tuesday night at the Winchester Regional Airport. The meeting provided an opportunity […]

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Senate approves short-term extension of transportation programs

WASHINGTON – The Senate approved a short-term extension to transportation programs on Saturday, sending President Biden interim legislation after the House again delayed voting on an estimated $ 1,000 billion infrastructure bill . The 30-day extension to transportation programs effectively creates a new deadline for Democrats to resolve the divisions that delayed the $ 1,000 […]

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2nd CT Congressional District to Use Federal Funding to Reinforce Crumbling Bridges, Railways and Foundations | Connecticut News

WATERFORD, CT (WFSB) – Connecticut’s 2nd Congressional District is awaiting a share of the federal infrastructure package that Congress is working on. The Golden Star Bridge. WFSB file Channel 3 has been working to find out where the money will go and what the impact will be on residents. According to elected officials from the […]

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Narrow House’s budget vote increases billions in efficiency investments, but advocates want more

Dive brief: House Democrats on Tuesday approved a $ 3.5 trillion budget framework, keeping alive the clean energy sector’s hope for a national standard to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while holding a vote next month on a $ 1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill of dollars. Efficiency advocates are watching the process closely, as the infrastructure […]

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Narrow House majority to test Democratic unity in Biden administration

After two years in power with a comfortable margin to lose votes in their own ranks, House Democratic leaders will enter the 117th Congress with new pressure to keep progressives and moderates united or be forced to work far more often. across the aisle with Republican House Leader Kevin. McCarthy. “It defines our challenge,” said […]