News Release

Tony Dorsey, Media Relations Manager
201-412-2391
Monday, February 12, 2018
AASHTO Looks Forward to Working with White House to Speed Project Delivery and Long-term Transportation Investment Strategies

​WASHINGTON – The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials today issued the following statement in response to the public release of the long-anticipated White House infrastructure proposal.

"State DOT leaders appreciate the president's ongoing interest in, and support for, increased federal investment in infrastructure," said Bud Wright, AASHTO executive director. "We hope the release of the Trump infrastructure plan can be a starting point for a robust conversation on how best to make the critical investments in surface transportation. AASHTO and its members stand ready to work with the Administration and Congress to address the long-term viability of the Highway Trust Fund and to speed the federal review and permitting process."