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House to ignore long-term transportation funding bill and vote on 3-month extension to force Senate’s hand

House to ignore long-term transportation funding bill...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 29, 2015

The House plans to vote today on a new short-term extension for transportation funding, extending solvency for the Highway Trust Fund ...

Construction workers befriend homesick 4-year-old, make him part of the crew

Construction workers befriend homesick 4-year-old, make...

Workforce

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 29, 2015

How would you feel about a 4 year old telling you to “Get back to work?” A construction crew in ...

NYC DOT workers save kitten stranded on ledge of Manhattan Bridge

NYC DOT workers save kitten stranded on ledge of...

Bridges

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 29, 2015

A New York City cat got to keep one of its nine lives last week thanks to the city's Department ...

Funding for Missouri transportation projects jumps 4.5% over projections

Funding for Missouri transportation projects jumps 4.5%...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 29, 2015

Fiscal year 2015 revenue from state taxes and fees used for funding transportation projects in Missouri increased by 4.5 percent ...

Volvo CE set up a working lab in a Skanska quarry to study how to make fully-electric equipment a reality

Volvo CE set up a working lab in a Skanska quarry to...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 28, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment is partnering with multinational construction firm Skanska Sweden and the Swedish Energy Agency on a nearly $25 ...

Caterpillar splits with Navistar, will design and build its own vocational trucks in Texas

Caterpillar splits with Navistar, will design and build...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 28, 2015

Caterpillar has announced a parting of ways with truck maker Navistar, ending a six-year partnership between the two companies that ...

Navistar to launch new line of severe duty work trucks once split with Cat is complete

Navistar to launch new line of severe duty work trucks...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 28, 2015

With Caterpillar's announcement this morning that it would begin designing and building vocational trucks on its own, Navistar, Cat's partner in the ...

Construction worker protects woman during escape from abductor in Virginia work zone

Construction worker protects woman during escape from...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 28, 2015

Kevin Huntington, a construction crewmember who does work along Interstate 95 in Virginia, offered temporary sanctuary to a young woman ...

Senators continue policy games with transportation funding bill as July 31 deadline looms

Senators continue policy games with transportation...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 28, 2015

While the Senate’s DRIVE Act, H.R. 22, is being lauded for the potential it brings for the first long-term transportation ...

Cigarettes are causing roadside fires in Washington almost daily

Cigarettes are causing roadside fires in Washington...

State/Local Government

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 28, 2015

Cigarette-sparked fires are becoming a daily occurrence in Washington, and the problem has worsened to the point that the state's Department of ...

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