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Transportation sector loses 8,600 jobs in January

Transportation sector loses 8,600 jobs in January

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 10, 2015

Although the U.S. economy as a whole beat employment expectations, the transportation sector lost 8,600 jobs in January, according to ...

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Feb 10, 2015

Even though highway work zone fatalities have been on a big decline for the past 10 years, the highway work ...

Texas DOT saves nearly $1 billion over next decade through historic bond deal

Texas DOT saves nearly $1 billion over next decade...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 09, 2015

The Texas Department of Transportation recently announced that it had achieved the largest savings on a single bond deal in ...

Missouri approves budget-reduced road and bridge construction plan

Missouri approves budget-reduced road and bridge...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 09, 2015

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has approved the Missouri Department of Transportation’s “325 System” plan, which will focus on maintenance rather ...

GOMACO next-gen Commander III emphasizes connectivity, features high-tech controls, Tier 4 engines (PHOTOS)

GOMACO next-gen Commander III emphasizes connectivity,...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 06, 2015

Performance, safety, and visibility are key to GOMACO’s Next Generation Commander III which debuted this week at the World of Concrete in ...

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill; industry groups voice support

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill;...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 02, 2015

As part of his new, $3.99 trillion budget released Monday, President Barack Obama has proposed $478 billion to fund the country’s ...

Sens. Paul and Boxer reach across the aisle, propose corporate tax holiday to boost infrastructure funding

Sens. Paul and Boxer reach across the aisle, propose...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 01, 2015

Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) have proposed a corporate tax holiday to fund U.S. infrastructure projects. The proposal ...

2014 Bridge Inventory Online Exclusive: How the 2014...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 12, 2014

Better Roads published its 2014 Annual Bridge Inventory in the November 2014 print edition. (The digital edition will be uploaded soon ...

Looking for the best of the best in equipment and products: Deadline Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. CT

Looking for the best of the best in equipment and...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 10, 2014

The Better Roads staff has been going through the hundreds of products and equipment we’ve covered or received press releases ...

Most common work-related deaths for highway and bridge construction workers

Most common work-related deaths for highway and bridge...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 15, 2014

The general population may not pay a lot of attention to it, but highway and bridge construction workers risk their ...

Better Roads receives national bronze, regional gold awards for editorial

Better Roads receives national bronze, regional gold...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 14, 2014

ASBPE, formerly the American Society of Business Publication Editors, Better Roads with a National Bronze Award for Editorial/Editor’s Letter and ...

Iowa’s Jesup Bridge: From beginning to end

Iowa’s Jesup Bridge: From beginning to end

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 14, 2014

  Buchanan County Secondary Roads plans to replace the bridge on V-65 south of Jesup, Iowa. The bridge will be replaced ...

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