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REPORT SHOWS THE COST OF INCREASING TRAFFIC CONGESTION

The Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) Urban Mobility report released on Aug. 26 found that drivers wasted more than 3 billion gallons of fuel and nearly 7 billion hours stuck in traffic last year. According to the 2015 Urban Mobility Scorecard produced with data collection company INRIX, the average commuter spent 42 hours in traffic—a number…

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Posted 8/27/15 at 4:00 PM

Hawkeye State Continues Advocacy Efforts

In yet another effort to press Congress on the importance of passing a multi-year surface transportation bill, Wendling Quarries Inc. accepted the NSSGA’s grassroots advocacy challenge and hosted Rep. Rod Blum, R-IA-1, for an Aug. 21 tour of the C.R. South Quarry in Cedar Rapids, Ia. Employees of Wendling Quarries, L.L. Pelling asphalt paving company…

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Posted 8/27/15 at 12:30 PM

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    Support a robust, long-term highway bill!   Visit www.AggregatesInAction.org                     www.AggregatesInAction.org

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Posted 8/27/15 at 10:13 AM

ILLINOIS MEMBERS ADVOCATE FOR AGGREGATES

Members of the Transportation For Illinois (TFI) Coalition, which includes the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP), met with several congressional representatives during the August recess. Dan Eichholz, IAAP executive director, and several members of the state group stressed the importance of adequate and stable investment in transportation infrastructure to Illinois’ economy. Eicholz reported that a…

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Posted 8/26/15 at 4:00 PM

RADIO ADS URGE CONGRESS TO PASS HIGHWAY BILL

NSSGA and the Transportation Construction Coalition will begin airing ads in select states that educate listeners about the value of investing in roads, bridges and America’s infrastructure. The ads were customized so they appeal to listeners in 16 congressional districts of 13 different states, and urge them to put pressure on Congress to pass a…

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Posted 8/26/15 at 9:00 AM

CONSTITUENT CALL DAY: TELL KEY SENATORS TO STOP THE WOTUS RULE

NSSGA is asking members in Colorado, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Virginia to call district offices of targeted senators on Aug. 27 and urge them to stop the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. Join with members of over 25 associations on the same day to press these key senators to oppose the…

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Posted 8/24/15 at 9:00 AM

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The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association is the leading voice and advocate for the aggregates industry. We advance public policies that protect and expand the safe, environmentally responsible use of aggregates that build America’s infrastructure and economy.

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Support a robust, long-term highway bill!   Visit www.AggregatesInAction.org