From the monthly archives:

August 2011

AASHTO, AAA, and the US Chamber of Commerce recently released the list of the finalists for the ten best American transportation projects. Among the MAFC states, Kansas, Kentucky, and Michigan made it into the final round. Kansas — K-23 Practical Improvement project: Time and taxpayer money were saved when the Kansas Department of Transportation used […]

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Researchers have recently completed the Develop and Disseminate Outreach Materials to Enhance Freight Investments in the Mississippi Valley Region (MAFC 08) project and issued a final report. This project created a new section on the MAFC website that contains information about freight and goods movements in each of the ten states of the Mid-America Freight […]

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The Port of Indiana–Mt. Vernon was recently featured in the Courier & Press: “Port is big business for Indiana.” The Port of Indiana at Mount Vernon serves not only as a vital part of Indiana’s economy, but also as a key piece of the inland waterways system of the United States. For more information, check […]

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Registration is now open for the 2011 MAASTO Standing Committee on Highway Transport Conference, to be held October 17-19 in Madison, Wisconsin. For more information about the conference agenda, registration, accommodations, and sponsorship opportunities, visit the conference page.

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On Saturday, August 13, the home of Jeremy Edgeworth (Kentucky Transportation Cabinet) and his wife Valerie was struck by lightening. The strike started a fire, which was quickly extinguished by the local fire department. The fire was confined to a single room, but fire and smoke damage will require that the ceiling and floor be […]

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