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Highway and bridge construction starts on the rise in September

Highway and bridge construction starts on the rise in...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 20, 2014

New construction starts rose 10 percent in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $604.1 billion, according to McGraw Hill ...

Building a better highway construction jobsite

Building a better highway construction jobsite

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 09, 2014

The brave men and women who don their steel-toed boots and neon green safety T-shirts to build the nation’s highways ...

Equipment rollover kills construction worker in Iowa

Equipment rollover kills construction worker in Iowa

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 08, 2014

A construction worker was killed in an apparent rollover accident involving an an unspecified piece of construction equipment in northeast ...

Are flying robots the future of road construction?

Are flying robots the future of road construction?

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 30, 2014

Centuries ago some people thought the world would be taken over by robots and flying cars by now. They may ...

Highway and bridge construction on the rise in August

Highway and bridge construction on the rise in August

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 23, 2014

New construction starts are back to the normal pace reported during the first seven months of the year. Construction dropped ...

New “bridge in a backpack” construction method saves Vermont town time and money

New “bridge in a backpack” construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 16, 2014

Those who have driven in the Fairfield, Vermont, area recently may have wondered what construction crews were doing placing hollow ...

‘Bridge in a backpack’ saves Vermont time and money

‘Bridge in a backpack’ saves Vermont time...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 11, 2014

If you've driven around the Fairfield, Vermont, you may have wondered what construction crews were doing placing hollow tubing over ...

Road commission worker killed by motor grader

Road commission worker killed by motor grader

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 09, 2014

  A Kent County, Michigan, road commission worker has been killed after being hit by a motor grader at road construction site ...

The LA Sheriff’s Dept. melted thousands of guns to recycle them as road construction material (VIDEO)

The LA Sheriff’s Dept. melted thousands of guns...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 28, 2014

Thousands of handguns, rifles and other weapons have been destroyed to eventually be used in construction of roads and bridges. Nearly ...

Watch construction of Gerald Desmond Bridge 24/7

Watch construction of Gerald Desmond Bridge 24/7

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 28, 2014

Love watching bridge construction? You're in luck! The Port of Long Beach is offering you real-time footage of the construction related ...

How a robot designed for Disney could extend the lives of bridges by fighting corrosion

How a robot designed for Disney could extend the lives...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 27, 2014

A new robot dubbed C2D2 developed by a team of Swiss researchers is able to move atop, underneath and across ...

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse of road building’s future without a gas tax increase

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 12, 2014

Last week I wrote about how states that engage in public-private partnerships (P3s) and other types of debt and bond ...

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