PA gets poor grades for its infrastructure

May 25, 2010

The American Society of Civil Engineers today released its annual report card and the marks are not good for Pennsylvania’s infrastructure.  The 2010 report card gave the Commonwealth’s bridges a “C” rating and a “D-” for its bridges.  The report card is entitled, “Keystone in Crisis” and comes at a time when the General Assembly has been called into special session by Governor Rendell.    Read more


Keystone Transportation Funding Coalition pushes for long-term solution

May 20, 2010

A diverse group of transportation system supporters has emerged to push for a comprehensive solution to Pennsylvania’s transportation funding problem.

The Keystone Transportation Funding Coalition will hold a news conference at 11 a.m. on May 26 to call for an adequate, sustainable and predictable funding solution to serve all of the state’s transportation modes. Read more

Facts & Figures

The Impact of Stagnant Fuel Taxes on the Highway Program

May 17, 2010

Chart of highway and bridge backlog due to decreasing real investment in the state and federal gas tax.

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PHIA elects new officers

May 15, 2010

At its annual meeting April 20, PHIA members elected new officers for the 2010-2011 year. Read more


Drnevich ends term as PHIA president

May 15, 2010

After 44 years in the engineering and highway construction business, it’s only fair that Ron Drnevich has had the opportunity to ease out slowly.

He retired in 2007 as chairman and CEO of Gannett Fleming and immediately took up a new career, joining Capital Blue Cross as senior executive vice president and vice chairman.  But even in this new business, he kept his hand in the highway industry by continuing to serve as PHIA president. Read more