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Illinois awards $106 million in contracts related to Tri-State Tollway rebuilding project

Illinois awards $106 million in contracts related to...

State/Local Government

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 28, 2015

The Illinois Tollway awarded $106 million in contracts last week in order to get planning underway for a project to ...

Volvo CE intros ECR145E, ECR235E short-swing excavators with redesigned cab, 10% fuel savings

Volvo CE intros ECR145E, ECR235E short-swing excavators...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 27, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment’s new E-Series short-swing crawler excavators feature a center-positioned boom and compact swing radius, allowing work in confined ...

Two dump trucks rear ended in same Kansas DOT work zone 2 days in a row (PHOTOS)

Two dump trucks rear ended in same Kansas DOT work zone...

Better Roads News

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 27, 2015

A construction zone on Interstate 470 has been unlucky for Kansas Department of Transportation dump trucks this week. Two KDOT ...

VIDEO: ‘Knee-high’ swarm of mayflies causes bridge in Iowa to close

VIDEO: ‘Knee-high’ swarm of mayflies causes...

Bridges

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 27, 2015

It took snow plows to clear an Iowa bridge of the unending swarm of mayflies that covered and eventually closed ...

FHWA provides $2 million in emergency relief funds for I-10 bridge repair

FHWA provides $2 million in emergency relief funds for...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 27, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has provided immediately $2 million in emergency relief funds for repairs to the Interstate 10 ...

UK paper, industry training board to honor unsung heroes of construction

UK paper, industry training board to honor unsung...

Workforce

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 27, 2015

A UK-based tabloid newspaper is helping to showcase the construction industry in a positive way. The Daily Mirror is joining ...

Indian reservation files lawsuit against FHWA, Arizona DOT over $1.9 billion highway extension (VIDEO)

Indian reservation files lawsuit against FHWA, Arizona...

State/Local Government

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 27, 2015

An Indian reservation in Arizona has dropped a lawsuit on the Federal Highway Administration and the state's Department of Transportation ...

Georgia DOT awards two bridge projects from new $100 million bridge bond program

Georgia DOT awards two bridge projects from new $100...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 27, 2015

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has awarded two bridge and approach construction contracts that will be funded from a ...

Caterpillar’s call for engagement with Cuba more than just a sly business move

Caterpillar’s call for engagement with Cuba more...

Business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 24, 2015

Early this week Caterpillar sent out a press release calling for an end to the trade embargo against Cuba. This ...

VIDEO: Head stands, extreme grades and giant boulders all in a day’s work for this excavator operator

VIDEO: Head stands, extreme grades and giant boulders...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 24, 2015

You don't see many operation videos that are nearly as interesting as this one. And better yet, it only gets ...

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