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City of Lexington uses high-tech SUV to analyze pavement conditions and prioritize projects

City of Lexington uses high-tech SUV to analyze...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 05, 2015

Lexington, Kentucky, officials are spending nearly $400,000 to assess the condition of the city’s roads using lasers, cameras, and GPS ...

Highway worker killed in work zone vehicle crash in Oregon

Highway worker killed in work zone vehicle crash in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2015

A construction worker inside a highway work zone in Salem, Oregon, was killed earlier this week by a man police ...

Credit: Massachusetts State Police

Excavator falls from bridge onto train tracks during...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2015

While performing demolition work on a bridge which crosses over a portion of train tracks near Boston, an excavator fell ...

St. Louis construction firms help establish $10 million Contractors Loan Fund for minority- and women-owned businesses

St. Louis construction firms help establish $10 million...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2015

Aiming to boost the number of construction companies owned by minorities and women in the St. Louis area, a group ...

Worker killed by falling steel beam on New York bridge site

Worker killed by falling steel beam on New York bridge...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2015

A worker on a paving crew was killed last week when a steel beam came crashing down into a highway ...

Indiana bridge builder among finalists for Carhartt’s Tough Crew Contest

Indiana bridge builder among finalists for Carhartt’s...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 04, 2015

The Cintas and Carhartt Tough Crew Contest has closed its nomination period for nominees, and a bridge builder and his ...

Worker crushed by lift beneath Pittsburgh overpass

Worker crushed by lift beneath Pittsburgh overpass

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2015

A construction worker in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was killed Saturday in a lift accident beneath an overpass. According to a report from ...

Case is offering a 3-year, 3,000-hour complete factory warranty on all skid steers and CTLs, but only for a limited time

Case is offering a 3-year, 3,000-hour complete factory...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 02, 2015

Case Construction Equipment announced today a limited-time warranty offer on all of its skid steers and compact track loaders. The 3-year, ...

Construction spending up 2.2% in April to $1 trillion, 6-year high

Construction spending up 2.2% in April to $1 trillion,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 01, 2015

Big gains in nonresidential boosted total construction spending in April 2.2 percent, according to preliminary estimates from the Commerce Department. Spending rose to a seasonally adjusted ...

Crew unearths remains likely belonging to a construction worker on North Dakota jobsite

Crew unearths remains likely belonging to a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 29, 2015

A crew working in west-central North Dakota recently uncovered human remains police believe may belong to another construction worker. According to ...

Federal grant to provide $2 million to repair roads damaged by Joplin tornado reconstruction

Federal grant to provide $2 million to repair roads...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 29, 2015

A grant of $2 million from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) will be used to repair roads in Duquesne, ...

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