Patches are no longer a solution

The time to act is now if we want to solve our highway funding deficit

Everyone knows that the highway being traveled becomes a tad bit rougher after the winter thaw—cracks in the road and potholes being formed—and it is not the noise you hear from driving over the rumble strips either.  By the time you read this column, we may have a firmer grip on where we as an industry and as a nation stand on a new highway re­authorization bill—or we may not.  With MAP-21 expiring in September, the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) should run out of

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