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Home starts up in April but down year over year due to multi-family drop

Home starts up in April but down year over year due to multi-family drop

U.S. home starts grew by 6.6 percent during April on gains from both single- and multi-family units, but the year-over-year count is down due to starts on apartments ...

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VIDEO: MoDOT slides I-70 bridge into place over Garth Ave.

VIDEO: MoDOT slides I-70 bridge into place over Garth Ave.

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) says the new Interstate 70 bridge at Garth Avenue is only the second bridge in Missouri to be slid into ...

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Virginia transportation board awards $46.8 million in infrastructure improvement projects

Virginia transportation board awards $46.8 million in infrastructure improvement projects

The Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) recently awarded four major infrastructure projects valued at $46.8 million. The projects are spread across the Fredericksburg, Hampton Roads, Lynchburg, ...

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Florida road construction worker killed by sweeper truck

Florida road construction worker killed by sweeper truck

On Friday, May 13, a 69-year-old road construction worker was killed when he was run over by a sweeper truck on a job site on Florida 207 in Hastings, ...

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APWA recognizes 3 agencies for snow, ice control at Snow Conference

APWA recognizes 3 agencies for snow, ice control at Snow Conference

The American Public Works Association recognized three public works agencies with its Excellence in Snow and Ice Control award during the 2016 North American Snow ...

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Equipment

Komatsu intros WA320-8 loader: a “multi-purpose utility knife on four wheels”

Komatsu intros WA320-8 loader: a “multi-purpose utility knife on four wheels”

Komatsu has launched the WA320-8 wheel loader, providing updates to the machine which include a more fuel efficient engine and an improved cab. Powered by a ...

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Equipment

Ford Ranger to return in 2019 with a diesel powerplant

Ford Ranger to return in 2019 with a diesel powerplant

Following news last year that Ford was planning on resurrecting its discontinued Ranger pickup here in the U.S., Car and Driver reports that the automaker will in ...

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Got a critical infrastructure project? New Case CE grant to award $25,000 in equipment

Got a critical infrastructure project? New Case CE grant to award $25,000 in equipment

As part of the company's infrastructure funding awareness efforts, Case Construction Equipment has launched a grant that will provide a community with free heavy equipment. Case ...

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Rutgers: New Jersey DOT total road cost is $183,757 per mile

Rutgers: New Jersey DOT total road cost is $183,757 per mile

A new study by Rutgers University’s Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center finds that the average costs of planning, construction, operation and maintenance of roadways maintained ...

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TRIP report finds Maryland roads and bridges improving, but congestion lingers

TRIP report finds Maryland roads and bridges improving, but congestion lingers

The latest state report from The Road Improvement Program (TRIP) shows conditions of Maryland’s state-maintained roads have improved over the past four years, mirrored by ...

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Work trucks get a tech tune-up thanks to smarter transmissions, telematics

Work trucks get a tech tune-up thanks to smarter transmissions, telematics

Technology isn’t just electrons and algorithms. It’s metallurgy and frame rails and a host of other details. Truck manufacturers use these tools to develop, produce and ...

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2015 Better Roads Bridge Inventory: Ohio the bridge poster child; D.C. still has most SD/FO spans

2015 Better Roads Bridge Inventory: Ohio the bridge poster child; D.C. still has most SD/FO spans

No surprise: the top challenge facing state DOTs in improving structurally deficient (SD) and functionally obsolete (FO) bridges is funding, according to our 2015 Better ...

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Business

Wisconsin contractor is a role model for the industry and his community

Wisconsin contractor is a role model for the industry and his community

Although different contractors can have vastly different motivators, the successful ones all share a similar internal drive – one that spurs them on to not ...

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Equipment

Get a Grip: The latest and greatest tires for heavy equipment (and 1 model for your pickup)

Get a Grip: The latest and greatest tires for heavy equipment (and 1 model for your pickup)

In the heavy construction and trucking industry tires have too often been viewed by contractors and fleet managers as a commodity, an afterthought, the cost ...

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