HOUSE PASSES BILL DEFINING SAND AND GRAVEL AS STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1937, the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2015, by a vote of 254-177 on Oct. 22. Sand, gravel and minerals necessary for transportation infrastructure construction were included in the definition of strategic and critical minerals, despite the efforts of some lawmakers to delete them from [...]

ADOT’s Projected Transportation Revenues Fall Short of Estimated Needs

Department plans, constructs, and maintains Arizona’s highway infrastructure— Every 5 years the Department develops and submits to the State Transportation Board (Board) a long-range transportation plan that identifies anticipated highway system needs for the next 20 years. The Department also prepares a 5-year construction program for board approval that identifies specific construction projects that will [...]

Lawmakers in Flagstaff to hear traffic concerns

August 28, 2015 6:00 am • MICHELLE McMANIMON Sun Staff Reporter Nine Arizona state legislators and one U.S. congressman got a glimpse at Flagstaff’s traffic concerns during a transportation town hall meeting at City Hall Thursday. During the meeting, Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization Manager David Wessel listed specific projects that would improve circulation on city [...]