Maine Trails, June-July '10
Inside Cover
President's Message
Cover Story
The employer blues
Hitting the ground
running

Board to rule on Abandonment
Worst Road in Maine
Annual reporting
Oh, Canada!
Winds of opportunity
Maine’s bridges

June - July 2010 Maine Trails MagazinePresident’s Message
We are taking enormous risks.
By underfunding transportation infrastructure, we are risking connectivity for our businesses and the safety of our citizens.  By Deborah Dunlap Avasthi

Cover Story
Will Maine keep on trucking?
Advocates worry that Congress will not act quickly enough to keep big trucks
on Maine’s big roads.
By Douglas Rooks
 
Maine News
The employer blues.
The recession and stagnant transportation funding is putting pressure on construction industry employers.
By Kathryn Buxton
 
Hitting the ground running.
With Question 3, the transportation bond, passed by voters, transportation leaders look ahead to November elections.
 
Surface Transportation Board to rule on Abandonment.
Federal agency also mediates talks about endangered freight line.  By Kathryn Buxton
 
Association News
 ‘Worst Road in Maine.’
Tale of woe and $1,000 repair bill wins Route 219 in Turner top honors in “Worst Road in Maine” contest.
 
Annual reporting. Deborah Dunlap Avasthi takes up reins at MBTA Annual Meeting.
 
Oh, Canada!
Recent New Brunswick highway investments were a hot topic at the Washington County Meeting.
 
Member News
Winds of opportunity.
CCB, Inc., finds strength through diversification. By Kathryn Buxton
 
MaineDOT View
Maine’s bridges.
Short-term success, long-term choices. By David Bernhardt, P.E. and Ken Sweeney, P.E.
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