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California drivers paying the price for deficient roads and bridges

California drivers paying the price for deficient roads...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 12, 2014

Deficient roads and bridges in California cost each local driver $2,500 annually, and $44 billion statewide, according to a new ...

Construction equipment among quickest recovering industries from recession

Construction equipment among quickest recovering...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 10, 2014

According to a new study of the construction equipment industry released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the industry ...

How robot designed for Disney could extend lives of bridges

How robot designed for Disney could extend lives of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 04, 2014

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

Homeless forced to relocate due to bridge construction

Homeless forced to relocate due to bridge construction

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 01, 2014

Several homeless men who live beneath the 9th Street overpass in Jeffersonville, Indiana, have been forced to move. That's because Walsh ...

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 ...

Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion statewide

Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 20, 2014

Deficient, congested and unsafe roadways cost Alabama drivers as much as $1,562 annually, and a total of $3.1 billion statewide, ...

Firearms to be used for road construction

Firearms to be used for road construction

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 19, 2014

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

21 states receiving millions to repair storm-damaged roads

21 states receiving millions to repair storm-damaged...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 11, 2014

The Department of Transportation announced $334 million in emergency funds will be used to help 21 states repair roads and ...

Poll: Americans want good roads & bridges, disagree on how

Poll: Americans want good roads & bridges, disagree...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 07, 2014

The majority of Americans understand the importance of good highways and bridges, and they understand the benefits of good transportation ...

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 ...

Can you believe how much bad roads cost Texas drivers?

Can you believe how much bad roads cost Texas drivers?

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 24, 2014

Bad road conditions are costing the average Texas driver in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington area more than $1700 a year. The ...

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