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Voters in 22 states approved 193 of the 280 state and local transportation investment measures on their ballots Nov. 8. The general election success followed voter support for 76 of 81 transportation funding measures in primary elections earlier in the year.
As every construction contractor knows, complying with laws and regulations is part of the cost of doing business. Unfortunately, that cost is rising at a precipitous rate for contractors in the waning days of the Obama Administration.
From an early point in our lives, we are taught that our actions, and even inactions, have consequences. This lesson is repeatedly reinforced through life experiences, and becomes central to how we approach many important decisions regarding education, employment, marriage and parenting.
Ask any road builder that you know about the subject of work zone safety and the sad fact is every one of them has a story about a car crashing into one of their job sites. Even worse, most of them have colleagues who were seriously injured or killed in one of those crashes. Now ask any office worker how many colleagues they have lost because a car came crashing into their office space. I am pretty sure the response will be quite different.