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Mercedes upgrades the beastly Unimog U4023, U5023 all-terrain work trucks with engine power take-off (PHOTOS)

Mercedes upgrades the beastly Unimog U4023, U5023...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2015

Its top speed and horsepower might not jump off the page, but the Mercedes-Benz Unimog is likely the most capable truck ...

Construction lending is outpacing that of completed buildings with rates at their lowest since 2007

Construction lending is outpacing that of completed...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2015

It's OK. You can call it a comeback. Though much of the talk around whether or not the construction industry has ...

Top FHWA official says unfinished Spokane project proves need for long-term highway bill

Top FHWA official says unfinished Spokane project...

State/Local Government

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 28, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s acting administrator toured the incomplete North Spokane Corridor last week and said the half-built project ...

Crews make final concrete pour on Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge in Connecticut

Crews make final concrete pour on Pearl Harbor Memorial...

Bridges

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 28, 2015

Construction crews working on the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge celebrated the final concrete pour to connect the second half of ...

Worker slips from safety harness, survives fall into basement on Maine jobsite

Worker slips from safety harness, survives fall into...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2015

A worker in Maine is fortunate to have survived a two-story fall after slipping out of his safety harness Monday. According to ...

Cedar Rapids launches 10-year, $180 million paving improvement program

Cedar Rapids launches 10-year, $180 million paving...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on May 28, 2015

In yet another example of how transportation project funding is becoming more localized, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recently released a 10-year ...

South Carolina eyes using $400 million budget surplus for transportation projects

South Carolina eyes using $400 million budget surplus...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on May 28, 2015

An expected $400 million budget surplus in South Carolina coffers, set to be certified later this week, presents an opportunity ...

Komatsu unveils D65PXi-18 semi-automatic dozer, expanding intelligent machine lineup to 7

Komatsu unveils D65PXi-18 semi-automatic dozer,...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 27, 2015

Komatsu has added yet another dozer to its lineup of machines equipped with intelligent Machine Control, the company's semi-automatic earthmoving ...

Michigan DOT considers using drones for road condition monitoring

Michigan DOT considers using drones for road condition...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on May 27, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has been researching the use of drones for investigating road conditions in an effort ...

Bill would support Highway Trust Fund by adjusting Obamacare Medicaid match rates

Bill would support Highway Trust Fund by adjusting...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on May 27, 2015

A bill filed by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Arkansas), would apply an estimated $15 billion each year to the Highway Trust Fund ...

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