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Worker killed while putting reflectors on road

Worker killed while putting reflectors on road

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 22, 2014

  Louisiana State Police confirmed that one road worker has died following a car accident in a construction zone. As reported by ...

Last second Christmas gift ideas for highway and bridge construction workers

Last second Christmas gift ideas for highway and bridge...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 19, 2014

Hopefully you're not one of those people who wait until the last second to do all of your Christmas shopping. ...

With no plans to raise gas tax, Alabama will rely on...

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 15, 2014

Gov. Robert Bentley says he has no plans to ask the Alabama legislature to raise the state’s 16-cent-per-gallon gas tax, ...

Construction worker stops wrong way driver, avoids potential disaster

Construction worker stops wrong way driver, avoids...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 11, 2014

  A construction worker recently put his life on the line in an attempt to save the lives of several travelers ...

Alerting Congress: Most jobs created by transportation investment occur in non-construction sectors

Alerting Congress: Most jobs created by transportation...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 10, 2014

  If Congress somehow lacks the motivation needed to agree on a long-term Highway Trust Fund, a new report from IHS Inc., ...

$163 billion needed annually to fix aging surface transportation system

$163 billion needed annually to fix aging surface...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 09, 2014

It's being estimated that an investment of $163 billion per year is needed in order to fix the nation's deteriorating ...

President Obama calls America’s transportation...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 03, 2014

President Obama is embarrassed by the current state of America's transportation infrastructure and he made no bones about it while ...

Highway and street construction spending up slightly in October

Highway and street construction spending up slightly in...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 02, 2014

U.S. construction spending rose 1.1 percent during the month of October due mainly to increases in homebuilding and government nonresidential ...

New financed equipment sales up 16 percent in October

New financed equipment sales up 16 percent in October

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 01, 2014

The number of financed new units of construction sold or leased in October increased by 16 percent compared with September, ...

49-year-old female flagger killed on the job

49-year-old female flagger killed on the job

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 28, 2014

  A female construction flagger has been killed after being struck by a drunk driver in Las Vegas. The 49-year-old victim ...

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