Long-term funding issues remain as Senate moves $7.8B transportation budget

The Ohio Senate today approved a new two-year, $7.8 billion transportation budget that directs more funding for public transit and local projects, but still lacks a long-term plan for funding growing transportation needs in a state that touts logistics as a core economic strength. The concerns are real, said Sen. Frank LaRose, R-Copley, chairman of the Transportation...

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Civil engineers say America’s infrastructure near failing: 7 things to know

By Chris Stewart Friday, March 10, 2017 America’s civil engineers say the nation’s infrastructure is close to failing and it will take close to $2 trillion to fix. The country rated D+ overall in the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, an assessment generated every four years by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The cumulative GPA – based on 16 categories –...

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