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Hacked construction signs are no laughing matter

Hacked construction signs are no laughing matter

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 07, 2014

Some may see it as a practical joke, while others know it's no laughing matter. Some jokester thought it would be ...

Why Alaska DOT isn’t sweating U.S. DOT’s upcoming reimbursement plan

Why Alaska DOT isn’t sweating U.S. DOT’s...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 07, 2014

Many state transportation agencies are likely getting nervous about a new reimbursement plan from the U.S. Department of Transportation, set ...

Bridge building on Alaska’s North Slope

Bridge building on Alaska’s North Slope

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 12, 2014

Four bridges integral to the Alpine Satellite Development Program faced environmental challenges. The four bridges being constructed by ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc. ...

Caterpillar straps customers into virtual reality simulator for motor grader development feedback

Caterpillar straps customers into virtual reality...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 15, 2014

If you've ever wondered just how much Caterpillar values customer feedback during the development of new equipment, just wait until ...

11 States with the Highest Texting-While-Driving Fines

11 States with the Highest Texting-While-Driving Fines

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 28, 2013

Most drivers probably know by now that it’s not a great idea to text while driving. But that isn’t stopping ...

Guest Blog: The 5 Most Dangerous Roads in the World

Guest Blog: The 5 Most Dangerous Roads in the World

Posted by Contributed on Oct 23, 2013

Whether you happen to be a thrill-seeking car enthusiast or a cautious traveler prone to carsickness, knowing what to expect ...

Weirdest U.S. Driving Laws

Weirdest U.S. Driving Laws

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Sep 02, 2013

Don’t run red lights or stop signs. Stay on your side if there are double lines. These are all laws ...

VIDEO: Craziest Roads in the World

VIDEO: Craziest Roads in the World

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Aug 21, 2013

I’m sure you’ve worked on your share of difficult projects, but I doubt any of them can compare to the ...

Is Alaska’s “Bridge to Nowhere” going somewhere?

Is Alaska’s “Bridge to Nowhere” going somewhere?

Posted by John Latta on Jul 10, 2013

Maybe someone is getting ready to take the "dead end" sign off America’s most infamous non-bridge. According to the Associated Press, ...

Hi-Cap Multi-Ripper bucket rips away bedrock of ancient waterfall on Discovery’s “Gold Rush”

Hi-Cap Multi-Ripper bucket rips away bedrock of ancient...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2013

The Discovery Channel show "Gold Rush: Alaska" shows heavy equipment in some pretty out-of-the-ordinary situations. Without question, in no way ...

CMI becomes Mack Trucks dealer

CMI becomes Mack Trucks dealer

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Feb 27, 2011

Construction Machinery Industrial expanded its business by becoming a Mack Trucks full-service dealer. CMI now offers Mack sales, parts and service ...

Have you driven America’s scariest roads?

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 16, 2009

California, Hawaii, Colorado, Alaska, Utah, Nevada, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas have some of the country's scariest roads -- narrow, ...

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