An excavator distributes loads of blasted rock into dump trucks during the construction of a new segment of U.S. Highway 460, part of the Appalachian Development Highway System, near the Virginia border in Elkhorn City, Kentucky, U.S. on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Senate Democrats may bring to the floor a House-passed measure that would replenish federal funds for highway and mass-transit projects through May 2015. As part of that debate, senators could vote on two Democratic alternatives, although leaders say the House measure is more likely to prevail. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images