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House passes transportation funding patch

House passes transportation funding patch

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on May 20, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved HR 2353, the Highway Transportation Funding Act of 2015 in a 387-35 vote. The ...

Will NYC’s Nordstrom Tower overtake One World Trade Center as the tallest building in the U.S.?

Will NYC’s Nordstrom Tower overtake One World...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2015

In case you haven't noticed, we're in the thick of a supertall building boom. As we reported earlier this year, 97 ...

$750 million allocated to keep Tappan Zee Bridge project afloat

$750 million allocated to keep Tappan Zee Bridge...

Bridges

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 20, 2015

The New York State Thruway Authority voted Monday to send $750 million to the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project. The allocation ...

Worker killed by fall from Dallas apartment complex

Worker killed by fall from Dallas apartment complex

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2015

Details are scarce surrounding the death of a construction worker in Dallas last week. According to a report from CBS Dallas-Fort ...

Report finds current road, bridge conditions are impairing economic growth in rural areas

Report finds current road, bridge conditions are...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on May 20, 2015

Research by The Road Improvement Program (TRIP) finds that 15 percent of major rural roads in the U.S. are in poor ...

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Caterpillar intros 336F L XE hybrid excavator: smart...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 19, 2015

Now we know. In 2012 when Caterpillar first unveiled it's 336EH hybrid excavator, the company spokespeople offered only vague notions about ...

VIDEO: Alabama RB Derrick Henry pushes F-150s, flips giant truck tires to train for upcoming college football season

VIDEO: Alabama RB Derrick Henry pushes F-150s, flips...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 19, 2015

The don't call him 'El Tractorcito' for nothing. Despite his intimidating 6-foot-3, 242-pound frame, University of Alabama running back Derrick Henry ...

Home starts back on track with 20% jump in April

Home starts back on track with 20% jump in April

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 19, 2015

Thanks to a big April, the start of construction on new homes in the U.S. has fully recovered and then some ...

Nebraska legislature overrides governor’s veto of gas tax increase

Nebraska legislature overrides governor’s veto of gas...

State/Local Government

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 19, 2015

Almost immediately after the Nebraska Legislature passed a bill to raise the state’s gas tax, it appeared the newly-approved road ...

Ditch Witch launches redesigned website with HDD configurator, dedicated dealer pages

Ditch Witch launches redesigned website with HDD...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 19, 2015

Ditch Witch has launched as completely redesigned website which brings a new customer account portal and faster access to local ...

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