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MDOT: Work on I-269 is on schedule, several phases at halfway point

NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi Department says construction continues on schedule for the I-269 project in North Mississippi. All phases of the project are under construction with several more than halfway complete. Contractors continue earthwork and bridge construction, while paving operations on one section of the project, from SR 302 to the Tennessee state line in Marshall County, began earlier ...

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NAFTA numbers record historic low

Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico decreased by 23.3 percent in 2009 compared to 2008, dropping to $637 billion, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The 23.3 percent decline in trade was the largest year-to-year decline for the 15 years covered by these data. ...

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NAFTA numbers finally improve

Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was 10.5 percent higher in Dec. 2009 than in Dec. 2008, with a value of $58.5 billion, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The increase was the first over the same month of the previous year since Sept. ...

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NAFTA numbers continue to fall

Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was 2.9 percent lower in Nov. 2009 than in Nov. 2008, dropping to $58.9 billion, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). BTS reported that the value of U.S. surface transportation trade with Canada and Mexico fell 4 percent ...

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NAFTA numbers drop more than 35 percent

Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was 35.4 percent lower in May 2009 than in May 2008, the biggest decline from the same month of the previous year on record, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. BTS reported that the value of North American surface ...

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