TITLE

Senate Confirms Capka as Federal Highway Administrator

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/1/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32393, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Senate has approved the nomination of J. Richard Capka, former chief executive of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, to assume the Federal Highway Administration in the U.S. According to Senator John Kerry, he was relieved from his concerns about the oversight and cost overruns on the Central Artery/Tunnel project after meeting Capka.
ACCESSION #
21118733

 

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