“It doesn’t make sense to kick that can down the road when we are talking about critical infrastructure in someone’s community,” said Darryl James. The rejected bonding bill only allocated about $30 million for critical infrastructure, like wastewater systems, roads and bridges. The coalition hopes to find support for a much larger investment this session, […]
The 2018 Report Card for Montana’s Infrastructure was released by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Montana Section, giving 10 categories of infrastructure an overall grade of “C.” The report includes an evaluation of the state’s bridges, drinking water, dams, energy, rail, roads, schools, solid waste, stormwater and wastewater. The last Report Card for […]
There’s been some improvement in Montana’s roads, bridges and other public works projects since 2014, but they’re still generally in mediocre shape. That’s according to a new report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Read more here!
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Please join us at a community near you! May 14 Missoula: 9 a.m., Russell St. bridge (SE corner of Russell and Broadway) Havre: 10:30 a.m., Bullhook site (Meet at 520 Fourth St. walk to site) Wolf Point: 3 p.m., water tanks (6th Ave. North directly across from Faith Lutheran Home. From Hwy 2, go north […]
Exciting news! The Montana Infrastructure Coalition and its partners, are participating in Infrastructure Week, a national advocacy and educational event, with its own May 14-18 tour across Montana. The Infrastructure Week tour in Montana will consist of stops in 17 cities across the Treasure State. Each stop will include a presentation by the Montana Infrastructure […]
“The poll offers good indicators to elected officials and those running for office that voters view infrastructure investment as a positive.” Click here to read more.
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Rep. Frank Garner’s leadership and ability to work with other members of the legislative body is ultimately going to make our Montana roads and bridges safer, and our government more accountable for our precious infrastructure dollars. A Long-Term Solution to Funding Montana’s Infrastructure
House Bill 473, sponsored by Rep. Frank Garner, R-Kalispell, calls for an 8-cent increase to the state’s gasoline tax and 7.25 cents to diesel tax to raise funds for repairs to roads and bridges and to aid the Montana Highway Patrol……click to read full article.