Trump Infrastructure Plan May Hit the Right Note toward Meeting Development Goals

Trump?s infrastructure plan proposes a $200 billion increase in federal funding, and some of the provisions are expected to go a long way towards financing future infrastructure projects, though through a mix of capital solutions. The plan supports privately-financed infrastructure projects as a way to increase infrastructure investment and reduce the burden on locals.

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Republicans, Democrats Fight Over Infrastructure Plans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Thursday proposed $1 trillion in new infrastructure spending over 10 years – five times the amount President Donald Trump is expected to offer in his upcoming plan to spur states and cities to seed new public works projects.

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Companies Pitch Tolls, Repair, Building as Solutions for Bay City Bridges

BAY CITY, MI– Overseeing a special meeting, Bay City’s eight commissioners, city manager, and mayor listened to two companies’ competing plans for mending the city’s multi-million dollar bridge problem.

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New Cline Avenue Bridge Set to Open in 2019

EAST CHICAGO?? A new Cline Avenue Bridge will open to traffic in 2019, the CEO of the company building told the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce Wednesday. The bridge will have two lanes of traffic when it opens, Linda Figg of the Figg Bridge Group said. It will expand to four lanes if and when traffic on the toll bridge warrants it.

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United Bridge Partners Proposes to Fix the Highway 37 Mess Much Ahead of Time

United Bridge Partners proposes to resolve the traffic congestion on Highway 37 decades before the state could fund the project by adding an elevated toll road. The proposal floated at the Business Journal?s Construction Conference, also aims at restoration of wetland areas surrounding the highway.

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Cline Avenue Bridge Construction Underway

The new Cline Avenue Bridge enters its first phase of construction with the Mayor of East Chicago, Indiana breaking ground at the bridge headquarters building, which will also serve as operations and maintenance building for the bridge, when complete.

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Tolls Going Up on the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge Next Year

Tolls at the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge are going up 25 cents next year to $2.25. The increase takes effect Jan. 1. Monday, the Chesapeake Transportation Toll Facility Advisory Committee held a public hearing on the increase, but no one attended.

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