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eNews • March 7, 2014
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STC’s Bridge Evaluation Project Presented to State Lawmakers

STC’s Bridge Evaluation Project Presented to State Lawmakers

Iowa’s rural bridges need more than a visual assessment in order to properly determine structural safety and new technology developed at Iowa State University (ISU) could help the process.

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Soy shippers explore political fix for Highway Trust Fund

Soy shippers explore political fix for Highway Trust Fund

There has been no shortage of proposals in recent years to plug the widening gap in the federal Highway Trust Fund between user fee-receipts and obligations to pay states for 90 percent of the improvement costs on the deteriorating national highway system.

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Panama Canal Locks Delayed Again Under New Contractor Pact

Panama Canal Locks Delayed Again Under New Contractor Pact

The deadline for completing the $5.25 billion Panama Canal’s expansion project has been postponed by another three months, to early 2016, under a tentative refinancing agreement between the Panama Canal Authority and the engineering consortium that is building the new locks

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Congressional leaders say progress made on WRDA bill

Congressional leaders say progress made on WRDA bill

A compromise between the House and Senate on a new water resources bill that would help improve inland and seaport navigation is still several weeks away, according to congressional leaders.

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The Soy Transportation Coalition is comprised of thirteen state soybean boards, the American Soybean Association, and the United Soybean Board. The National Grain and Feed Association and the National Oilseed Processors Association serve as ex-officio members of the organization.

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Phone: (515) 727-0665 Fax (515) 251-8657
Email msteenhoek@soytransportation.org
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