highway funding Archive

Navigating the Complex Landscape of Small, Disadvantaged + Minority Business Goals in Ohio’s Heavy-Highway Industry

Tom Pannett, in an article for the November/December 2024 Ohio Contractor Magazine, highlights the challenges in small, disadvantaged, and minority business programs in the heavy highway industry. With over 30 years of experience, he explores the ever-shifting landscape of regulations and nuances, emphasizing the importance of understanding programs like DBE, MBE, VFBE, WBE, SBE, EDGE, […]

Congress Reaches Deal on Highway Transportation Bill

On Tuesday, lawmakers in Washington, D.C., reached a long-awaited highway transportation bill that, if passed, would provide $281-$305 billion (sources list varying numbers) over the next five years to help remedy the nation’s aging and congested highways and transportation systems. A vote is expected by the end of this week, before the current authority for the […]