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President Barack Obama Visits
FHWA Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
President Obama and Secretary Foxx
visited the FHWA Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
to speak about the importance of transportation.
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Highway Trust Fund
U.S. Secretary Foxx announces Highway Trust Fund cash management strategy.
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In The News
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Visits Parsippany’s I-80 Rehabilitation Project, 7/25/2014
“Congress must do more than simply hit the snooze button again and again on passing a long-term funding solution for our nation’s highways and bridges,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces Additional $750,000 'Quick Release' Emergency Relief Funds For South Dakota, 7/14/2014
Among the many locations throughout the state, the Emergency Relief funds will be used to make repairs at two locations on SD-19 near Vermillion in Clay County, two locations on SD-34 in Ziebach and Mead Counties and three sites on SD-46 near Beresford in Union County.
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $4.25 Million in Additional Emergency Relief Funds to Help Minnesota's Flood-Damaged Roads, 7/10/2014
"These funds are critical to helping the people of Minnesota return to their normal lives as quickly as possible," said Secretary Foxx.
- U.S. Department of Transportation Outlines Steps for Managing Impending Highway Trust Fund Shortfall, 7/8/2014
The Department's most recent projections show the shortfall will reach a critical point in the Trust Fund's Highway Account in just a few weeks, requiring the Department to institute cash management procedures for highways at that time.
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