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Encouraging News Regarding Transportation Funding

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee recently approved the bipartisan American Transportation Infrastructure Act, which reauthorizes the federal-aid highway program for five years. Over the five years, the legislation would provide $287 billion in highway funding, marking a 27% increase over the current authorization.

NPCA will be tracking this legislation and reporting back to you as we know more. In the meantime read the post below for the full update of where it stands now and what you can do.

New MASH Regulation Takes Effect Dec. 31, 2019

A new requirement for highway safety hardware, which includes permanent and temporary roadside barrier, takes effect Dec. 31, 2019. The requirement states all temporary precast concrete barrier designs manufactured on or after that day must be successfully tested in accordance with the 2016 Edition of MASH.

Precasters manufacturing barrier should contact their DOTs about their state’s strategy and policy to comply with the FHWA timeline.

Registration Now Open for NPCA 54th Annual Convention

Set your sights on Seattle, Washington, for the NPCA 54th Annual Convention. We’ve got a fabulous program packed with plant tours, outstanding education for owners and managers, exhibits and all the traditional NPCA events.

Registration is now open with special rates at the Hyatt Regency Seattle Hotel. Visit our Convention website for all the details. See you in Seattle!

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