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Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near Chicago

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near...

Construction News

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

Another construction worker was gunned down on the job and in broad daylight during a home renovation near Chicago June 19. According ...

Oregon’s $343.5 million transportation funding legislation effort stalls

Oregon’s $343.5 million transportation funding...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 30, 2015

Transportation funding legislation that would have raised gas taxes and motor vehicle fees to generate roughly $200 million for road ...

Illinois DOT chief meets with group to discuss lack of minority contractors hired

Illinois DOT chief meets with group to discuss lack of...

State/Local Government

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 30, 2015

An Illinois group recently met with Illinois Transportation Secretary Randall Blankenhorn to discuss the lack of minorities hired for construction contracts. KWQC ...

Interstate 35 through East Austin.

Next round of Texas Prop 1 transportation projects...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 30, 2015

The Texas Transportation Commission (TTC) has approved 15 projects reaching $239 million as part of the fourth round of the ...

Wisconsin DOT has a new app to keep drivers informed on road conditions

Wisconsin DOT has a new app to keep drivers informed on...

State/Local Government

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 30, 2015

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation just launched a new smart phone application to let drivers know about the road conditions ...

John Deere launches 370E, 410E, 460E articulated dump trucks with improved cab (PHOTOS)

John Deere launches 370E, 410E, 460E articulated dump...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 29, 2015

John Deere has launched several updates in its three new E-Series articulated dump trucks, highlighted by a new Tier 4 Final ...

Excavator operator strikes 400 live WWII grenades buried beneath jobsite

Excavator operator strikes 400 live WWII grenades...

Construction News

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 29, 2015

Though he wasn't exactly sure of what he had struck at the time, an excavator operator in Austria likely needed ...

Print your own F-150 Raptor or Ford GT with the automaker’s new 3D Store

Print your own F-150 Raptor or Ford GT with the...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 29, 2015

Remember those halcyon days of model car building? Carefully popping those plastic pieces apart before piecing them together? The smell ...

Delaware approves bare minimum road funding after highway bill fails in legislature

Delaware approves bare minimum road funding after...

State/Local Government

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 29, 2015

Delaware's road funding system might have a six-year deficit of $780 million, but it won't be getting a reprieve from ...

New Jersey Department of Transportation’s bridge project at Route 46 over the Musconetcong River

New Jersey DOT projects first regional winners of the...

Bridges

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 29, 2015

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has been awarded the first regional awards for the 2015 America’s Transportation Awards ...

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