Road and highway construction

President Donald Trump walks out of the elevator to speak in the lobby of Trump Tower, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 in New York. Walking out with Trump are Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
August 16, 2017 - 4:21 am
Remarks by President Donald Trump following a discussion on infrastructure with top advisers, followed by a Q-and-A with journalists, as transcribed by Federal News Service: __ TRUMP: Hello, everybody. Great to be back in New York with all of our friends, and some great friends outside the building...
Read More
August 11, 2017 - 6:28 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans announced revisions Friday to a state incentives package for Foxconn, including provisions that would tie tax credits to the number of living-wage jobs created and encourage the company to hire Wisconsin residents. The Taiwanese electronics giant plans to...
Read More
In this image taken from a recent video footage run by China's CCTV on Friday, Aug 4, 2017, a target explodes during a live-fire drill by the Chinese army in China's Tibet Autonomous Region that border India. Beijing is intensifying its warnings to Indian troops to get out of a contested region high in the Himalayas where China, India and Bhutan meet, saying China has been restrained but "restraint has its limits." Chinese characters in yellow reads "Artillery soldiers high altitude live fire drills". (CCTV via AP)
August 04, 2017 - 5:51 am
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is intensifying its warnings to Indian troops to get out of a contested region high in the Himalayas where China, India and Bhutan meet, saying China's "restraint has its limits" and publicizing live-fire drills in Tibet. Indian troops entered the area in the Doklam Plateau...
Read More
In this image taken from a recent video footage run by China's CCTV on Friday, Aug 4, 2017, a target explodes during a live-fire drill by the Chinese army in China's Tibet Autonomous Region that border India. Beijing is intensifying its warnings to Indian troops to get out of a contested region high in the Himalayas where China, India and Bhutan meet, saying China has been restrained but "restraint has its limits." Chinese characters in yellow reads "Artillery soldiers high altitude live fire drills". (CCTV via AP)
August 04, 2017 - 4:14 am
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is intensifying its warnings to Indian troops to get out of a contested region high in the Himalayas where China, India and Bhutan meet, saying China's "restraint has its limits" and publicizing live-fire drills in Tibet. Indian troops entered the area in the Doklam Plateau...
Read More
August 03, 2017 - 2:54 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A pair of bridges on Interstate 40 in western North Carolina that date back to the Eisenhower administration are being replaced. The N.C. Department of Transportation said in a news release Thursday that it will replace the bridges over Berea Church Road in Burke County. NHM...
Read More
FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2016, file photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping listen to a speech during the BRICS Leaders Meeting with the BRICS Business Council in Goa, India. India and China have faced off frequently since fighting a bloody 1962 war that ended with China seizing control of some territory. India’s army chief warned in July 2017 that India’s army was capable of fighting “2 1/2 wars” if needed to secure its borders. The dispute was discussed briefly without resolution by Xi and Modi on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
July 24, 2017 - 9:11 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — It was the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan that sounded the alarm: Chinese soldiers had arrived with bulldozers and excavators, and were building a high-mountain road near India's border — in an area the two nuclear-armed Asian giants have disputed for decades. India responded to...
Read More
FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2013, file photo, a driver passes the small boat harbor in King Cove, Alaska. The House has approved legislation allowing a proposed road through a remote national wildlife refuge in Alaska that was rejected by the Obama administration. A bill approved July 20 would grant a land exchange allowing Alaska to build the long-disputed road between two rural communities, King Cove and Cold Bay, near the tip of the Alaska Peninsula 600 miles (965 kilometers) southwest of Anchorage.(James Brooks/Kodiak Daily Mirror via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
July 20, 2017 - 2:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved legislation allowing a proposed road through a remote national wildlife refuge in Alaska that was rejected by the Obama administration. A bill approved Thursday would grant a land exchange allowing Alaska to build the long-disputed road between two rural...
Read More
July 20, 2017 - 1:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved legislation allowing a proposed road through a remote national wildlife refuge in Alaska that was rejected by the Obama administration. A bill approved Thursday would grant a land exchange allowing Alaska to build the long-disputed road between two rural...
Read More
Amtrak workers continue ongoing infrastructure renewal work on the tracks beneath Penn Station, Sunday, July 9, 2017, in New York. A massive two-month repair project will launch Monday at the country's busiest train station. The summer's accelerated repair work, prompted by two derailments this spring, will close some of the station's 21 tracks and require a roughly 20 percent reduction in the number of commuter trains coming in from New Jersey and Long Island. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 10, 2017 - 8:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The rush hour commute into New York got off to a quiet start Monday as workers began two months of repairs at the country's busiest train station and what Gov. Andrew Cuomo predicts will make for a "summer of hell." Amtrak started the extensive repairs to tracks and signals in Penn...
Read More
Amtrak workers continue ongoing infrastructure renewal work on the tracks beneath Penn Station, Sunday, July 9, 2017, in New York. A massive two-month repair project will launch Monday at the country's busiest train station. The summer's accelerated repair work, prompted by two derailments this spring, will close some of the station's 21 tracks and require a roughly 20 percent reduction in the number of commuter trains coming in from New Jersey and Long Island. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 10, 2017 - 7:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The day of reckoning has come for rail commuters into New York City. Amtrak has begun extensive repairs Monday to tracks and signals in Penn Station, which it owns and operates. The work was initially scheduled for nights and weekends over a few years, but two recent derailments and...
Read More

Pages