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Alabama House committee passes 5 cent gas tax hike

Alabama House committee passes 5 cent gas tax hike

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 14, 2015

Alabama drivers could see the state's gas tax rise for the first time in 23 years. The Alabama House Transportation, Utilities and ...

Allan Myers expands with purchase of new assets, including 2 asphalt plants

Allan Myers expands with purchase of new assets,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 11, 2015

Heavy civil construction and materials company Allan Myers has expanded their presence in the Northeast with the purchase of new ...

Congress back in session as Highway Trust Fund deadline looms

Congress back in session as Highway Trust Fund deadline...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 11, 2015

Congress was back in session this week after the August recess, and the clock is ticking for lawmakers to act ...

Wisconsin sheriff calls for legislation against driving with pets following highway worker’s death

Wisconsin sheriff calls for legislation against driving...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 10, 2015

A Wisconsin highway worker was killed in May after he was hit by a vehicle driven by an inattentive driver. ...

New York City DOT begins tracking driver data with new program

New York City DOT begins tracking driver data with new...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 08, 2015

The New York City Department of Transportation has started to track drivers with a new program that hopes to gain insight ...

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 ...

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