Photo Courtesy of HNTB New Interbelt Bridge in Ohio replaces a structurally deficient predecessor; other projects like these could be put on hold if federal transportation funding legislation isn't addressed by Oct. 1. + Image ENR Art Dept. Related Links: Obama Rolls Out $302-Billion Transportation Proposal Don't Wave The White Flag On Federal Transportation Funding As the Highway Trust Fund balance shrinks and the current surface transportation law's Sept. 30 expiration date looms, the Obama administration has fleshed out the details of its $302-billion plan to save the trust fund from insolvency and boost highway and transit spending over the
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