Innovations can cut costs for road and bridge repairs

road repair

Iowa farmers and other rural residents have an opportunity to help their counties upgrade and repair rural roads and bridges in innovative ways that can save taxpayer money, provide safer structures and increase agricultural transportation efficiency, according to Mike Steenhoek, executive director of the Soy Transportation Coalition (STC).

“Farmers are usually the best advocates for these transportation innovations,” Steenhoek told participants last week during the 2021 Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Economic Summit webinar series. “We can all play a significant role in increasing awareness and understanding of these innovations by talking with county engineers, state...

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