WASHINGTON — Multiple factors such as the lack of a White House proposal and a public push-back against gas-tax hikes or new mileage fees are working against the passage of a new multiyear transportation bill, market participants warned yesterday at a conference here sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.

In addition, state department of transportation officials said they are nervous about whether Congress can restore halted federal aid to reimburse them for costs. The federal aid to states is on hold due to Congress’ failure to approve a legal extension of highway trust fund payments, which expired Sunday.

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