Highway Trust Fund

FILE -- U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for The Elton John AIDS Foundation)

Ashford Avenue Bridge Project Could Suffer If Federal Highway Trust Fund Expires

Without the trust fund, the project could be delayed or local taxpayers could end up footing the bill.

05/19/2015

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Worries About Stalled Highway Construction If Federal Fund Goes Bankrupt

The Highway Trust Fund’s bankruptcy could delay ongoing projects like the construction on I-80, CBS 2’s Matt Kozar reported.

07/25/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer and John Corlett of AAA New York State on Long Island Expressway overpass in Old Westbury, one of the overpasses deemed "functionally obsolete" (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Sen. Schumer Warns Drivers Of Possible ‘Highway Shutdown’

Sen. Charles Schumer is warning drivers that federal money to repair and rebuild highways, bridges and overpasses is about to run out.

07/21/2014

FILE -- Sen. Charles Schumer holds a news conference in Midtown on June 8, 2014. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer, Blumenthal Hopeful Senate Will OK Transportation Funding

Two U.S. senators are calling for their fellow lawmakers to keep the federal transportation fund from running out of money next month.

07/20/2014