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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 ...

Semi causes 4-vehicle crash into work zone, killing Colorado DOT worker

Semi causes 4-vehicle crash into work zone, killing...

State/Local Government

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 19, 2015

A Colorado Department of Transportation worker was killed last week after a four-vehicle crash in a construction zone. David Morris, 61, was ...

FHWA announces 2015 Environmental Excellence Award recipients

FHWA announces 2015 Environmental Excellence Award...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on May 19, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has named 15 recipients of its 2015 Environmental Excellence Award, a program that recognizes “innovative ...

ACI releases multi-format 2015 Manual of Concrete Practice

ACI releases multi-format 2015 Manual of Concrete...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on May 19, 2015

The American Concrete Institute has released its 2015 Manual of Concrete Practice that includes more than 240 “standards and reports,” ...

John Deere details development of the 1050K, its largest dozer yet, in walkaround (PHOTOS)

John Deere details development of the 1050K, its...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 18, 2015

After debuting its 1050K dozer earlier this year, John Deere recently gave editors a detailed walkaround of its largest, most ...

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