Civil Engineers debunk Highway Trust Fund myths

In conjunction with the mid-June launch of a campaign-style website,, and federal construction interests’ Rally for Roads on Capitol Hill, American Society of Civil Engineers’ Becky Moylan offered perspective on past, present and future of the federal transportation program.

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Congressional leaders join hundreds on National Mall for transportation funding rally

Sources: Rally for Roads coalition, Washington, D.C.; CP staff

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Rep. John Mica (R-FL) and Democratic Chief Deputy Whip Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) were among 10 bipartisan members of Congress who convened with transportation construction interests at the second annual Rally for Roads in Washington, D.C.

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Bipartisan House contingent to join highway bill proponents at 3/20 Rally for Roads

Source: CP staff

One former and nine current Congressmen are scheduled to briefly address the second Rally for Roads: Make Transportation Job #1, March 20 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Groups representing construction materials producers, contractors, road-building equipment interests, and other infrastructure stakeholders are timing the one-hour event to highlight the importance of legislation funding the federal highway program long term—well beyond the most recent temporary funding extension that expires March 31.

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Second Rally for Roads urges Congress to make transportation jobs primary concern

Source: Rally for Roads, Washington, D.C.

Members of 14 transportation construction industry associations will descend on Washington, D.C., for the second annual Rally for Roads, the nation’s largest transportation funding advocacy rally on Tuesday, March 20. The first Rally for Roads drew more than 500 supporters last year, and this year’s event is expected to double participation.

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