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Sanders says his $1 trillion infrastructure bill would cost less than Iraq War

Sanders says his $1 trillion infrastructure bill would...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 11, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders says his 5-year $1 trillion infrastructure bill would cost less than the estimated cost of the “Bush/Cheney ...

Changes were made to demolition plans hours before Cincinnati bridge collapse

Changes were made to demolition plans hours before...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 11, 2015

Kokosing Construction Company Inc., whose employee Brandon Carl was crushed and killed in January while working atop a bridge crossing Interstate ...

NAPA launches asphalt plant “Diamond” best practices recognition program

NAPA launches asphalt plant “Diamond” best...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 10, 2015

The National Asphalt Pavement Association has created the Diamond Terminal Commendation program to help asphalt terminal operations to “demonstrate their commitment to ...

Georgia DOT to spend $1 billion on Atlanta interchange updates in most expensive project in state history

Georgia DOT to spend $1 billion on Atlanta interchange...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 10, 2015

The busy interchange at Atlanta’s Interstate 285 and Georgia State Route 400 will receive $1 billion worth of lane and fly-over ...

Historic Gasconade River Bridge on Route 66 to remain closed amid Missouri budget shortfalls

Historic Gasconade River Bridge on Route 66 to remain...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 10, 2015

In a statement released Feb. 9, the Missouri Department of Transportation says it’s planning to keep closed “indefinitely” the outer road ...

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 ...

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