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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of December 11, 2017

In This Issue

Bridges, Federal governance, Governance, Highway Trust Fund, Highways, Interstate Highway System, Traffic safety
How Has Federal Bridge Policy Changed Since the I-35W Collapse?
January 15, 2017 – Today was the 50th anniversary of the deadliest highway bridge disaster in U.S. history – the collapse of the “Silver Bridge” between Point Pleasant, West Virginia and Gallipolis, Ohio, which killed 46 people. Ten years ago, in the wake of another fatal bridge collapse, Congress seemed on the verge of expanding [...]
Federal governance, Governance, Highways
Trombino Withdraws as FHWA Nominee
December 14, 2017 – Paul Trombino, President Trump’s widely hailed pick to run the Federal Highway Administration, withdrew his name from consideration for the post this week, citing the need to stay in Iowa near his ailing father.
Appropriations, Federal funding, Federal governance, Freight, Freight rail, Governance, Trucking
Capitol Hill Events – Week of December 18, 2017
Monday, December 18 – House Rules – full committee hearing on H.R. 3312, systemic risk designation improvement, and H.R. 1, tax cut reconciliation bill – 5:00 p.m., H-313, The Capitol (though testimony on H.R. 1 will not be taken until after the 6:30 p.m. series of floor votes). Tuesday, December 19 – House Rules – [...]
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