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California DOT: State needs $5.7 billion more each year to maintain roads

California DOT: State needs $5.7 billion more each year...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 13, 2015

California’s budget falls short on road funding to the tune of about $5.7 billion each year, according to the state’s ...

Google spent $500 million on construction in the last decade

Google spent $500 million on construction in the last...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2015

The biggest boon to the Mountain View, California, area construction industry in the last 10 years? By far, that honor ...

Worker killed in second-story fall from California casino jobsite

Worker killed in second-story fall from California...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2015

A worker was killed Wednesday afternoon after falling two stories at a casino construction site in Santa Ynez, California. According to a ...

Gravel truck on California jobsite overturns, kills pregnant woman in her driveway

Gravel truck on California jobsite overturns, kills...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2015

In a tragic accident earlier this week, a pregnant woman asked by a construction crew to move her car was ...

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway funding, won’t mean cheaper pump prices

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

The California State Board of Equalization voted to reduce the state's gasoline tax to 30 cents per gallon from 36 cents, ...

California contractor sees latest emissions-compliant construction equipment as a competitive advantage

California contractor sees latest emissions-compliant...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 26, 2015

Andrew Allen, president of R. J. Allen Inc, has a different perspective on California Air Resources Board regulations, which require ...

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work zones than any other state

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 12, 2015

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse has released the latest data tally of deaths in motor vehicle traffic crashes in construction ...

Texas tops list of most U.S. traffic deaths in construction work zones

Texas tops list of most U.S. traffic deaths in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 07, 2015

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse has released the latest data tally of deaths in motor vehicle traffic crashes in construction ...

Worker has leg amputated following freak accident

Worker has leg amputated following freak accident

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 29, 2014

A worker who slipped and fell into an auger at a highway construction site in November was forced to have ...

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 ...

Lawsuit against California emissions regulations dismissed

Lawsuit against California emissions regulations...

Posted by James Jaillet on Nov 11, 2014

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s 2013 lawsuit against the California Air Resources Board over its stringent emissions regulations has been dismissed by ...

Construction crew sprayed with pesticide by helicopter in California

Construction crew sprayed with pesticide by helicopter...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 16, 2014

A group of workers from a construction crew working near Sacramento, California, has come forward saying they are still dealing ...

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