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Alabama road worker killed after being struck by a vehicle

Alabama road worker killed after being struck by a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 11, 2016

An Alabama road worker was killed and another one was seriously injured just as they were finishing up work on ...

VIDEO: Watch Caltrans install new, safer retro-reflective signs

VIDEO: Watch Caltrans install new, safer...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 08, 2016

The California Department of Transportation is installing new retro-reflective signs to replace older road signage. According to CalTrans, the orange retro-reflective ...

North Dakota DOT looking for owner of Christmas presents found by highway

North Dakota DOT looking for owner of Christmas...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 08, 2016

The North Dakota Department of Transportation wants to help bring some belated Christmas cheer to whomever lost several gifts on the ...

Kentucky governor cuts $112.5 million from transportation budget

Kentucky governor cuts $112.5 million from...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 07, 2016

Kentucky might see several road construction projects delayed after the governor ordered a $112.5 million cut – 5.6 percent – ...

Alabama holding meetings about raising its gas tax

Alabama holding meetings about raising its gas tax

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 06, 2016

Alabama drivers might see an increase in the gas tax for the first time in more than a decade. The Alabama Legislature's ...

Woman killed in crash with work trucks in Florida construction zone

Woman killed in crash with work trucks in Florida...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 06, 2016

A woman in Venice, Florida, died last week after she struck a bucket truck in a road construction work zone. The ...

Truck driver causes century-old iron bridge to collapse in Indiana (VIDEO)

Truck driver causes century-old iron bridge to collapse...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 05, 2016

A truck driver tried to cross the historic Paoli bridge in Indiana, but the weight of her vehicle was just ...

Contractor cited for violations that led to partial Pennsylvania bridge collapse (VIDEO)

Contractor cited for violations that led to partial...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 05, 2016

A contractor in Clarion, Pennsylvania, is being held accountable for the partial collapse of a bridge earlier this year that ...

Roller Compacted Concrete gaining momentum

Roller Compacted Concrete gaining momentum

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Jan 04, 2016

With its placement and quick-set advantages, the use of roller compacted concrete is gaining fresh energy among contractors and road agencies.   "RCC ...

VIDEO: Oklahoma DOT blows up a bridge as part of expansion project

VIDEO: Oklahoma DOT blows up a bridge as part of...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 30, 2015

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation needed a bridge out of the way for a new highway expansion project. So what ...

Chicago inspector general says preventative pothole work would save city millions each year

Chicago inspector general says preventative pothole...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 30, 2015

According to the city's inspector general, Chicago isn't doing enough to prevent potholes, and it's costing the city money. The Chicago ...

Kentucky road worker killed after being struck by truck in multi-vehicle crash

Kentucky road worker killed after being struck by truck...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 29, 2015

A worker with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet was killed after he was struck by a truck while doing bridge maintenance. According ...

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