Following the recent collapse of the I-5 Bridge in Washington State, U.S. Rep Nick J. Rahall, top Democrat on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, is calling for the accelerated implementation of new inspection standards and reporting requirements to ensure the safety of the nation’s bridges.
In what U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV) termed as a “mockery” of the importance of building the Keystone XL Pipeline in the U.S., the House today debated Republican backed legislation that says the project does not even require a permit, deeming the proposal approved.
U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall issued the following statement Friday following the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) decision to continue funding contract air traffic control towers at the nation’s airports through September 30, 2013
Democratic and Republican leaders on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today joined together in introducing bipartisan legislation that would create American jobs by investing $13.8 billion over five years through the State Revolving Fund (SRF) and other efforts to improve water quality.
U.S. Rep. Nick J. Rahall II, top Democrat on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement on the nomination of Mayor Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation.
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Ranking Member Nick J. Rahall, II (D-WV) today announced the members of a special panel tasked with examining the current state of freight transportation in the United States
According to a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis, Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s budget proposal would effectively end Federal highway and transit investments in fiscal year 2015
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has given U.S. infrastructure a letter grade of “D+”, after reviewing sixteen different categories of American infrastructure over the last four years
U.S. Representative Nick J. Rahall was joined by Committee Members in introducing legislation to ensure that all Federal transportation and infrastructure investments support American jobs and domestic manufacturing
Rahall, Transportation Leaders to Introduce Legislation to Ensure American Infrastructure Supports American Jobs
U.S. Representative Nick J. Rahall will be joined by Committee Members tomorrow in introducing legislation which strengthens ‘Buy America’ laws to ensure Federal Transportation and Infrastructure investments support American jobs.