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Keep your laws off our ditches

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 12, 2014

The current proposed regulation that would change the definition of the “waters of the United States” and expand federal regulations ...

Do as I say, not as I do

Do as I say, not as I do

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 12, 2014

I recently went on a short trip to New York City with one of my closest friends. It was just ...

Don’t underestimate the transportation construction...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 09, 2014

The transportation construction industry was hit pretty tough with this latest recession. In a 2014-2018 Construction Outlook from the Portland ...

Contractor’s dewatering claim for $24 million dismissed based on failure to follow contract disputes act

Contractor’s dewatering claim for $24 million...

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Posted by Brian Morrow, P.E., Esq on Jul 02, 2014

In a recent case involving dewatering for the Army Corps of Engineers – Hanover Insurance Co. v. U.S. (U. S. ...

Unlicensed contractors on federal construction projects are entitled to payment under the Miller Act

Unlicensed contractors on federal construction projects...

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Posted by Brian Morrow, P.E., Esq on Jun 13, 2014

In a recent case involving the intersection of state and federal law – Technica LLC v. Carolina Casualty Insurance Company ...

Foxx: Our big problem with transportation funding is ‘lack of clarity’ and ‘getting to yes’

Foxx: Our big problem with transportation funding is...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 06, 2014

During his “Invest in America, Commit to the Future” bus tour, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx took a grassroots ...

The Last Word: Material Handler Tries to Destroy B15 Smartphone/Millions of Bees on the Loose

The Last Word: Material Handler Tries to Destroy B15...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 06, 2014

The Roadologist Blog -- For more blogs from Better Roads, click here.   Material Handler Tries to Destroy B15 Smartphone Watching the video ...

Moving Forward in Transportation Advocacy

Moving Forward in Transportation Advocacy

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on May 07, 2014

  Learning from others. It’s not a new concept, but it’s one we often forget about. This means not only learning ...

Put It In Writing

Put It In Writing

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Posted by Brian Morrow, P.E., Esq on May 07, 2014

Claims against the Georgia DOT for increased material costs are denied due to failure to comply with claim-notice requirements.  Contract provisions ...

REACH Part 2: Avoiding an equipment supply chain backlog

REACH Part 2: Avoiding an equipment supply chain...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 12, 2014

Construction equipment could go the way of the Sony PlayStation if equipment manufacturers don’t put the framework in place to ...

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