One Week Until Federal Funds Run Out

For the second year in a row, state transportation leaders will converge on Washington for the annual legislative conference of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials next week with the possibility that federal highway and transit programs will shut down for lack of funding authority. A potential two-phase shutdown is on the horizon as both surface transportation program authorization and appropriations for all federal agencies including the U.S. Department of Transportation are scheduled to expire simultaneously next Friday (March 4). (More at AASHTOJournal.com . . . )

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