The Highway Trust Fund, which had to be rescued last September, is facing another big shortfall this summer and will need a new infusion of $5 billion to $7 billion by August to avoid a slowdown in spending, key senators say. Photo: Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Majority Staff Senate committee leaders Boxer (above) and Inhofe (below) raise warnings about looming problems in highway fund. Photo: Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Majority Staff Obama administration and U.S. Dept. of Transportation officials have said that the trust fund will not have enough cash to cover commitments to states for
The growing need to collect, store and analyze the huge volumes of data collected from infrastructure project stakeholders is generating a new growth area for construction-sector firms, IT vendors and professionals.