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Key Members of Congress & Administration to Discuss Highway Funding Crisis

By: | at 10:06 AM | Intermodal  

With the federal Highway Trust Fund set to hit a zero balance in late-August and warnings from the U.S. Department of Transportation that it will be forced to slow reimbursements to the states starting next month, some of the nation’s key policymakers on this issue will address over 400 transportation construction industry executives, in town as part of the annual Transportation Construction Coalition Fly-In.

In addition to policy briefings from congressional and Administration officials, Coalition members will also head to Capitol Hill for a day of meetings with their representatives and senators to discuss the highway funding crisis and the impact it is having on their businesses and state construction markets.

WHO:

Transportation Design & Construction Executives

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx

House T&I Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.)

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.)

Senate EPW Committee Ranking Member David Vitter (R-La.)

WHEN:

Tuesday, June 10

Starting at 2:30 p.m. EST

WHERE:

The Mayflower Hotel – Grand Ballroom

1127 Connecticut Ave, N.W.

Washington, DC 20036