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The mysterious wandering excavator of Hyde Park

The mysterious wandering excavator of Hyde Park

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 20, 2013

Recently, residents of Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, and especially pedestrians, were very surprised to hear the sounds of an excavator ...

1 World Trade Center named the tallest building in the U.S. amid controversy

1 World Trade Center named the tallest building in the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2013

It took a bit of convincing, but 1 World Trade Center will be the tallest building in the United States ...

D.C. airport metro station tops list of biggest U.S. infrastructure projects

D.C. airport metro station tops list of biggest U.S....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 13, 2013

According to Same Day Steel Deck these are the five highest-profile transportation infrastructure projects in the United States. 1. Dulles Transit Extension in ...

Chicago-St. Louis high-speed rail construction could create 6,200 jobs

Chicago-St. Louis high-speed rail construction could...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 21, 2012

A high-speed rail project that will connect Chicago, Illinois to St. Louis, Missouri has been cleared for construction, according to ...

Illinois sewer upgrades to create 9,700 construction jobs

Illinois sewer upgrades to create 9,700 construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2012

A recently launched $1 billion initiative to upgrade sewer lines, water mains and water treatment plants across Illinois will create ...

Terex appoints SES as distributor

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 09, 2012

Terex has appointed SES as a full line distributor of Terex compact construction equipment, which includes 45 product models such ...

The Greenest, Quietest Mile

Posted by John Latta on Jul 17, 2012

The star of the National Asphalt Pavement Association's midyear meeting in Chicago is Michigan Avenue. The recently-rebuilt downtown thoroughfare is, by ...

Middle schoolers to build Cummins engine from 30,000 Legos

Middle schoolers to build Cummins engine from 30,000...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 15, 2012

Olympic arenas, Batman and Robin, countless pieces of construction equipment and even Mount Rushmore have all been meticulously sculpted with the classic building ...

Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive pavement buckles in...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 06, 2010

The Chicago Sun-Times Media Wire reports that Lake Shore Drive on the Near South Side of Chicago buckled about 6 ...

Illinois governor unveils six-year, $12.84 billion road...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 16, 2010

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) officials and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn yesterday unveiled a $12.84 billion Multi-Year Highway Improvement ...

Some Chicago road repairs expedites for Olympic...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 20, 2009

It looks like some roads in Chicago are going to don their best black outfit -- brand, spankin' new asphalt. In ...

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