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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 ...

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 ...

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring short-term gain, long-term disaster for the road building industry

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 01, 2014

For the last half-century gas and diesel taxes collected at the pump have been the primary source of funding for ...

Semi truck collides with bridge under construction on I-215 in California; causes falsework to collapse

Semi truck collides with bridge under construction on...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 18, 2014

A semi truck hauling sand hit a bridge currently under construction on Interstate 215 in Perris, California, earlier this week ...

VIDEO: With streaking flash of explosives, mile-long bridge collapses in 3 seconds

VIDEO: With streaking flash of explosives, mile-long...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 15, 2014

When the Innerbelt Bridge opened to traffic in Cleveland in 1959, it was the widest bridge in Ohio and carried ...

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to find a long-term highway funding solution sooner rather than later

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 09, 2014

The White House, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and several industry associations are urging Congress to find a highway funding solution ...

VIDEO: How a beaten-up 1949 Hudson barely made it across the country to spread the Gospel of Infrastructure

VIDEO: How a beaten-up 1949 Hudson barely made it...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 26, 2014

What's more American than a round-the-country road trip in a vintage vehicle? Fifth-generation roadbuilder Dan McNichol has been driving a rusty, ...

Caltrans agrees to remove netting from bridge construction site to remove threat to swallows

Caltrans agrees to remove netting from bridge...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2014

The California Department of Transportation recently reached a settlement with conservationists to remove netting draped across a construction site near ...

Giant floating crane completes 6k-mile trek to New York for Tappan Zee Bridge construction (VIDEO)

Giant floating crane completes 6k-mile trek to New York...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 05, 2014

After more than a month and 6,000 miles of sea travel, the Left Coast Lifter floated into New York harbor ...

Know Your Load: Truck hauling a drill rig gets stuck, takes a chunk of bridge with it

Know Your Load: Truck hauling a drill rig gets stuck,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 27, 2013

A few weeks ago we shared a video with you of a low-clearance train trestle in North Carolina that trucks ...

Better Roads: The state of the nation’s bridges is improving, but funding is still a major roadblock

Better Roads: The state of the nation’s bridges...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 08, 2013

According to our sister site Better Roads, when it comes to the state of the nation's bridges, there's good news ...

VIDEO: Low-clearance trestle rips up truck after truck like a can opener

VIDEO: Low-clearance trestle rips up truck after truck...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 08, 2013

And people wonder why bridges are crumbling in the U.S.? The video below is a compilation put together by the site ...

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