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Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after just 2 days on the job

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 29, 2016

A 26-year-old project engineer in Texas was only on the job for two days before he was hit and killed by ...

Blizzard road rage ends with man firing gun at Massachusetts snow plow driver

Blizzard road rage ends with man firing gun at...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 28, 2016

Just as last weekend's the deadly winter storm was slamming the east coast, a snowplow driver in Massachusetts found himself ...

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for inspections

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 28, 2016

Inspectors for the Texas Department of Transportation might soon have a new tool that could make their jobs a little easier. TxDOT has been ...

VIDEO: Tidy explosion drops Pittsburgh’s century-old Hulton Bridge into Allegheny River

VIDEO: Tidy explosion drops Pittsburgh’s...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 27, 2016

A Pennsylvania bridge with more than a century of history was demolished Tuesday morning with more than 500 explosives above the Allegheny ...

Colorado DOT to begin displaying weekly tallies of highway deaths

Colorado DOT to begin displaying weekly tallies of...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 27, 2016

The Colorado Department of Transportation wants to help make the roads safer by giving drivers a weekly reminder of those ...

Work zone flagger killed after being struck by a vehicle in New Hampshire

Work zone flagger killed after being struck by a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 25, 2016

A died Friday shortly after a vehicle struck him in a New Hampshire construction zone near Fitzwilliam. According to the Keene Sentinel, the ...

Road workers head to New York City to help with expected blizzard

Road workers head to New York City to help with...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 22, 2016

New York City is preparing for the up to one foot of snow expected to fall on the Big Apple this ...

VIDEO: Watch Caltrans use explosives to move a 20-ton boulder

VIDEO: Watch Caltrans use explosives to move a 20-ton...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 21, 2016

A 20-ton boulder blocking a rural road might seem like an pretty difficult thing to move, but not when you have ...

Connecticut road worker charged with negligent homicide

Connecticut road worker charged with negligent homicide

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 21, 2016

A road worker in Tolland, Conn., is facing a negligent homicide with a motor vehicle charge for a workplace accident ...

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased highway funding

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 20, 2016

During Sunday's Democratic presidential debate in Charleston, South Carolina, Sunday night, all three candidates vowed that transportation funding would be one of ...

Man dies in Illinois construction zone crash

Man dies in Illinois construction zone crash

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 20, 2016

A man in Illinois died over the weekend after he hit a semi truck trailer parked in a road construction ...

Minnesota continues study on raising speed limit on state 2-lane highways

Minnesota continues study on raising speed limit on...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 18, 2016

Minnesota drivers might soon see an increase in the speed limit on state two-lane highways. However state lawmakers aren't taking the ...

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