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FHWA Releases Latest National Highway Construction Cost Index Figures

WASHINGTON – The FHWA today released its latest National Highway Construction Cost Index, a quarterly estimate of the rising cost of domestic highway construction and maintenance over time. It is the first time the Index – now called “NHCCI 2.0” – has been published since the agency made major methodological revisions to improve its accuracy.NHCCI 2.0 is the first major revision since FHWA created this index in 2007, and reflects steadily rising costs of highway construction and repair....

Federal Highway Administration Calls for Safer Construction Season

 Officials Urge People to Drive Safely As Highway Work Zone Fatalities ClimbTOLEDO, Ohio – Deputy Federal Highway Administrator David Kim joined federal, state and local transportation officials, and highway safety advocates, today to kick off National Work Zone Awareness Week. The annual event coincides with the start of the 2016 highway construction season, and calls on drivers to be especially careful during warm-weather months when highway construction is at its peak.In 2014,...