Related Links: Summary of Wyden's trust-fund proposal Sen. Orrin Hatch's comment on Wyden's plan Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has proposed a way to shore up the teetering Highway Trust Fund, but just through Dec. 31. His solution is a group of revenue raisers, including a higher tax on heavy trucks, to pull in $9 billion over 10 years.But Finance's top Republican, Orrin Hatch (Utah), finds fault with Wyden's plan, which the committee was slated to take up on June 26. Hatch said Wyden's proposal isn't bipartisan, despite weeks of negotiations. Hatch said he would work with Wyden
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.