Montana Infrastructure Coalition

United front: Cities join others for big infrastructure lobbying push

Posted on

“At the end of the day we have to fund these things,” said Welborn, an eight-year representative who was elected to the Senate this year. “That bridge outside of Butte is a textbook example of what happens when you don’t address needs on a timely basis.”  Link — http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/united-front-cities-join-others-for-big-infrastructure-lobbying-push/article_2e601293-46d2-512c-b28b-54fa88fa3b32.html

Montana Infrastructure Coalition

Deep Cuts in State Funding for Highway Construction

Posted on

The Montana Department of Transportation has announced that at least $127 million in highway construction projects will be delayed until May 2017 due to lack of funds. The Governor’s budget not only fails to shore up the budget, but cuts it $200 million more from the FY18 budget.  Link — http://www.bigskybusiness.com/index.php/government/montana/4630-lack-of-funds-delays-highway-construction-projects