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Debris in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina

Louisiana DOTD develops debris management process in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 28, 2015

Removing and dealing with the sheer volume of debris was a major challenge for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and ...

One killed, one injured after wall collapses during road-widening project in Arizona

One killed, one injured after wall collapses during...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 28, 2015

One worker was killed and another was critically injured August 21 in Arizona when a wall collapsed atop them during the demolition of a building for ...

Stronger Big Bertha cutter head lowered back into its pit for tunneling

Stronger Big Bertha cutter head lowered back into its...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 27, 2015

Big Bertha's massive cutter head is back underground after months of repairs were made to get the world's largest tunnel-boring ...

The MacArthur Causeway, part of the Florida Department of Transportations Port of Miami Tunnel project.

Ten state DOT projects named America’s Transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 26, 2015

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), along with AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have ...

Transportation Construction Coalition launches ads targeting House members about highway bill

Transportation Construction Coalition launches ads...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 26, 2015

Just as the House of Representatives gets ready to get back to work after the August recess, quite a few congressmen are ...

Construction worker pulls man from burning vehicle after Illinois work zone crash

Construction worker pulls man from burning vehicle...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 25, 2015

An Illinois Tollway construction worker is being touted as a hero after pulling a man from a burning vehicle on Friday. According to ...

FHWA provides $7.1 million in grants for innovative traffic safety improvements

FHWA provides $7.1 million in grants for innovative...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 25, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is providing $7.1 million in grants to seven states and the ...

Montana DOT supervisor killed in equipment accident inside work zone

Montana DOT supervisor killed in equipment accident...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 25, 2015

A Montana Department of Transportation worker was killed while doing shoulder work on a highway in Missoula County. According to NBC ...

New Hampshire governor nominates MassDOT veteran Sheehan for NHDOT commissioner post

New Hampshire governor nominates MassDOT veteran...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 24, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan has announced she will nominate Victoria Sheehan, currently with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), as the ...

In AGC video to Congress, contractors plead for a highway bill (VIDEO)

In AGC video to Congress, contractors plead for a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 24, 2015

Contractors across America are fed up with the lack of progress from Congress on a long-term highway bill and many joined ...

Screenshot from U.S. 301 Mainline toll road simulation

Delaware’s U.S. 301 Mainline toll road to get $211.35...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 21, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will provide a maximum loan of $211.35 million for construction of the U.S. 301 ...

Washington state DOT testing zig-zagged road lines to get drivers’ attention

Washington state DOT testing zig-zagged road lines to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 20, 2015

Washington is trying out a European approach to getting drivers attention at a busy crossing path. According to KIRO TV, the ...

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