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Bridge Closure Puts Memphis on List of Top 100 Truck Bottlenecks

Last week, the American Transportation Research Institute released its annual list highlighting the most congested bottlenecks for trucks in America, and the interchange at I-55 and I-40 made its first appearance in the top 100.

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Stalled

Debate among Democrats led to an announcement on Friday, Oct. 1 of an indefinite delay of a House vote on final passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). Originally scheduled for Sept. 27, then pushed back to Sept. 30, the longer-term deferral of final passage resulted from ongoing insistence by House Progressives that the infrastructure bill’s fate remain tied to passage of a $3.5 trillion tax-and-spending bill funding social infrastructure priorities.

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Arkansas Trucking Association accepting applications for Technician Scholarship

For the fifth year, the Arkansas Trucking Association plans to award scholarships of up to $7,500 to students interested in pursuing careers as medium and heavy duty truck technicians. Scholarship applications are being accepted now through April 1, 2022, and are available at arkansastrucking.com/tech-scholarship.

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Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
1401 West Capitol Ave.
Suite 185
Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 372-3462 | Phone
(501) 376-1810 | Fax

Our Mission

  • PROTECT the collective interests of trucking companies in the political and regulatory arenas.
  • PROMOTE the dynamics of trucking so that people have a better understanding of the link between America's primary freight delivery system and the standard of living they enjoy.
  • SERVE our members to help them to grow their business and their profits
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