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Despite harnesses, 2 workers killed by fall from scaffolding in Iowa

Despite harnesses, 2 workers killed by fall from...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 29, 2015

Two workers are dead as the result of a fall from scaffolding on an Ames, Iowa jobsite. According to a report ...

A 1-inch layer of warm-mix asphalt bond breaker being is set down for a Federal Highway Administration Highways for LIFE project in Texas.

NAPA Sustainability Conference set for Oct. 13-14 in...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 29, 2015

The National Asphalt Pavement Association’s (NAPA) 2015 Asphalt Sustainability Conference, scheduled for Oct. 13-14 in Portland, Oregon, will provide discussions ...

Drones, on-demand: DroneBase pilot rentals let construction firms reap benefits of aerial imaging without risk

Drones, on-demand: DroneBase pilot rentals let...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2015

If the momentum of unmanned aircraft and the subsequent uptick of interest in the technology seen from the construction industry ...

Mythbusters get help from Ditch Witch for crop circle construction

Mythbusters get help from Ditch Witch for crop circle...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2015

Anyone familiar with Discovery's popular show Mythbusters knows the incredible lengths the show's hosts will go to to put myths, assumptions ...

Man arrested after attacking neighbor’s home with a backhoe in New York

Man arrested after attacking neighbor’s home with...

Construction News

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2015

A New York man was arrested over the weekend after attempting to end a dispute with a neighbor by attacking ...

Shortage of skilled workers has pushed up construction costs

Shortage of skilled workers has pushed up construction...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2015

The immediate effect of the skilled worker shortage impacting the U.S. construction industry for the last two years was a ...

$55 million in Arkansas transportation construction projects on hold due to HTF uncertainty

$55 million in Arkansas transportation construction...

State/Local Government

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 26, 2015

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) has pulled six projects valued at $55 million from its opening bid ...

Full Senate Appropriations Committee approves transportation, HUD bill making it available for full Senate consideration

Full Senate Appropriations Committee approves...

Better Roads News

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 26, 2015

The Senate Committee on Appropriations in a 20-10 vote approved the FY 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations ...

Combining design, build contracts saved $1.7 billion on Tappan Zee Bridge project

Combining design, build contracts saved $1.7 billion on...

Bridges

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 26, 2015

A New York University report on the Tappan Zee Bridge has found the project saved $1.7 billion by combining the contracts to ...

Construction worker drowns after boat tips on New York bridge project

Construction worker drowns after boat tips on New York...

Bridges

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 26, 2015

A New York construction worker drowned Monday after the boat he was doing bridge work in tipped over. According to the Democrat and ...

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