Tag: highways

Construction Processes, Legal

New Law Aims to Boost Low-Carbon Materials in Highways, Reconnect Neighborhoods

August 22, 2022

Via: ENR

The recently enacted Inflation Reduction Act contains highway-related provisions that aim to give a boost to infrastructure projects in disadvantaged communities and for the use of low-carbon construction materials on federal highway projects. The larger of the two provisions provides […]

Construction Processes, Financial

FHWA Releases First Batch of $7.3B in IIJA Resilience Funds

July 29, 2022

Via: ENR

States have received another injection of highway funds from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act —the first installment of $7.3 billion from a new IIJA program aimed at projects that strengthen highways, bridges, transit and port infrastructure against the threatening […]


Indiana DOT, Purdue University developing wireless EV charging for highways

August 10, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

This project is part of Advancing Sustainability through Powered Infrastructure for Roadway Electrification (ASPIRE), a National Science Foundation-funded research and development initiative to accelerate sustainable and equitable transportation electrification. Purdue’s Pekarek says being part of this type of consortium is […]