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DOT shuts down for lack of funding

DOT shuts down for lack of funding

March 1, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 2 Comments 

The Department of Transportation will furlough nearly 2,000 employees without pay Monday.

Temporarily shutting down highway reimbursements to states worth hundreds of millions of dollars, national anti-drunk driving efforts, and multi-million dollar construction projects across the country.
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Recovery Act Funds 10,000th Highway Project

December 28, 2009 by Alan Bristol · 1 Comment 

Monday, December 28, 2009

WASHINGTON – Reaching a major milestone in creating jobs and improving the nation’s infrastructure, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced that as of today, the Federal Highway Administration has approved 10,000 highway projects funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) since its passage in February.
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Construction Zones – Why must you speed in them?

October 22, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · 2 Comments 

I’m not one to follow all the laws of the land. But, there is a law I do follow to a tee! That is “speeding in a construction zone”. Have people gotten this lazy now? Too lazy to turn off the cruise control for a couple of miles? I just saw a story on the [...]