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Highway fund at risk officials say

Highway fund at risk officials say

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BY TANKTRANSPORT
PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 8, 2017
UPDATED NOVEMBER 8, 2017

Officials representing state departments of transportation, industry groups and labor urged Congress to infuse the Highway Trust Fund with sustainable new revenues, and to make additional major investments in transportation infrastructure.

They made the remarks at a House hearing by a Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee on “Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Highways and Transit Stakeholders’ Perspectives.’’

"Patrick McKenna, director of the Missouri Department of Transportation (DOT) who also spoke on behalf of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), told the panel the trust fund “remains at a crossroads because it currently has only enough funding to last through fiscal 2020.’’ FULL ARTICLE

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