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Transportation Sec. LaHood praises Obama’s focus on infrastructure in State of the Union

Transportation Sec. LaHood praises Obama’s focus...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 14, 2013

President Barack Obama spent a great deal of time discussing the sad state of American  infrastructure in his State of ...

Transportation Sec. LaHood: “America is one big pothole”

Transportation Sec. LaHood: “America is one big...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 08, 2013

During an interview on National Public Radio's "The Diane Rehm Show," outgoing U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood asked lawmakers and ...

States begin new projects rather than repairing, maintaining existing infrastructure

States begin new projects rather than repairing,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2013

The main reason the U.S. can't afford to maintain its existing roads and bridges? States keep building new ones, reports ...

$1 trillion spending gap for U.S. infrastructure holds real consequences

$1 trillion spending gap for U.S. infrastructure holds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 17, 2013

"Infrastructure is the most important thing you never think about," Jim Hoecker, the former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory ...

Video: East span of the Bay Bridge is born

Video: East span of the Bay Bridge is born

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 09, 2013

Over the past three-and-a-half years, workers have been busy constructing the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. ...

U.S. needs new bridges but states lack funding

U.S. needs new bridges but states lack funding

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 03, 2013

The average age of the 600,000 bridges in the United States is 43 years old, according to a new report ...

The heart of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

The heart of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2012

Though the most well-known San Francisco bridge is the Golden Gate, the Bay Bridge carries 150,000 more vehicles per day ...

Paris to feature intentionally-wobbling bridge over Seine river

Paris to feature intentionally-wobbling bridge over...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 12, 2012

Citizens and visitors of Paris will soon see an interesting new structure over the city’s Seine river. French architecture firm ...

“Flying” bridge will spice up Miami skyline

“Flying” bridge will spice up Miami skyline

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 01, 2012

In order to create a more “visually appealing” exit and entrance to downtown Miami, the Florida Department of Transportation is ...

Moving outside of his comfort zone helped Steve Beam bridge the gap in his business

Moving outside of his comfort zone helped Steve Beam...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 01, 2012

An avid sportsman, Beam, 51, loves spending time outdoors – making construction an ideal profession. But when the recession hit ...

Parsons appoints VP, MENA+ talent management

Parsons appoints VP, MENA+ talent management

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 10, 2012

Daniel L. “Dan” Garbutt has assumed the position of vice president, MENA+ Talent Management at Parson. In his new ...

TRIP report names top 40 surface transportation...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 03, 2012

A new report, “The Top 40 Surface Transportation Projects to Support Economic Growth and Quality of Life in Maryland,” will ...

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