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The 3 things needed right now to repair our nation’s bridges, according to 12 DOTs

The 3 things needed right now to repair our...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2015

The nation’s infrastructure system can be likened to an economic circulatory system – giving us freedom, opportunity and mobility—and this ...

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 ...

Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road

Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 02, 2015

Jack Kerouac would weep, were he alive today. The author famous for making road trips a rite of passage would be ...

U.S. Chamber of Congress, AAA and ATA urge Congress to raise gas tax to fund long-term highway bill

U.S. Chamber of Congress, AAA and ATA urge Congress to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 27, 2015

With the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) inching ever so closer to insolvency, organizations are redoubling efforts to ensure Congress is ...

Design error causing Fort Lauderdale bridges to be built too high

Design error causing Fort Lauderdale bridges to be...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 13, 2015

Two new bridges in Fort Lauderdale are currently being built too high due to a design error. In order to fix the ...

AASHTO 2015 Bottom Line Report: $120 billion annual road investment needed to keep up with demand

AASHTO 2015 Bottom Line Report: $120 billion annual...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 23, 2014

Next year will be a critical year for America’s surface transportation infrastructure, says a just released report from the American ...

Man arrested for damaging bridge under construction

Man arrested for damaging bridge under construction

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 04, 2014

A man in Bunnell, Florida, has been arrested for allegedly damaging a bridge under construction. The man, identified as Charles “Skeeter” ...

Construction worker survives crane collapsing on top of him thanks to safety emergency plan

Construction worker survives crane collapsing on top of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2014

Some careful safety planning by a contractor's safety manager was key in saving the life of a construction worker at ...

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down 19 percent from 2013

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 21, 2014

If you believe everything is bigger in Texas, than it should come as no surprise that the state also needs ...

How to stay safe in extremely cold winter weather

How to stay safe in extremely cold winter weather

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 05, 2014

Thankfully the hot weather that goes along with summer is finally over! Unfortunately, that means winter weather is rapidly approaching, and cold ...

Ray LaHood: ‘We need a big pot of money’ to fix America’s roads and bridges

Ray LaHood: ‘We need a big pot of money’ to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 31, 2014

Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at ...

Bay Bridge construction project suspended after causing major traffic issues

Bay Bridge construction project suspended after causing...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 23, 2014

Caltrans officials have decided it was best to suspend a big construction project on the Bay Bridge after metal plates ...

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