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Crews building a “bridge within a bridge,” as part of $1B Bayonne Bridge clearance expansion

Crews building a “bridge within a bridge,”...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 04, 2015

The world’s fourth largest arch bridge is undergoing upgrades to raise it to new levels. The $1.3 billion ongoing project to ...

Group of construction firms launches second-annual Safety Week

Group of construction firms launches second-annual...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 04, 2015

In an effort to increase awareness for heightened and daily attention to safety precautions in the construction industry, a group of ...

With Tread, Leatherman fits 29 tools on your wrist in a stylish watch or bracelet

With Tread, Leatherman fits 29 tools on your wrist in a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 01, 2015

Leatherman has been making phenomenal multi-tools and knives for quite some time. And while the quality of tools like the ...

New stopgap House bill would cut transportation funding by $1 billion

New stopgap House bill would cut transportation funding...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Apr 30, 2015

The House Appropriations Committee introduced a new bill on Tuesday to fund the Transportation Department and provide funding to the ...

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 ...

FHWA gives $5 million in emergency funds to West Virginia DOT for flood-damaged roads and bridges

FHWA gives $5 million in emergency funds to West...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 30, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has given the West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) $5 million in Emergency Relief Funds ...

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 ...

Michigan bridge quality will continue to decline at current funding level reports state transportation council

Michigan bridge quality will continue to decline at...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 30, 2015

If funding levels remain at current amounts, Michigan bridge conditions will steadily decline, according to the Michigan Transportation Asset Management ...

Giant “Left Coast Lifter” crane’s first lift at new Tappan Zee bridge site more than a year in the making

Giant “Left Coast Lifter” crane’s...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 29, 2015

One of the largest cranes in the world was finally put to use in the Hudson River on Friday as ...

Doosan’s new heavy-duty ditching bucket cuts excavator cycle times with higher capacity

Doosan’s new heavy-duty ditching bucket cuts...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 28, 2015

For those excavating and grading projects where you need a bit more capacity than the standard bucket, Doosan has introduced ...

Construction crew finds body while excavating site near Detroit

Construction crew finds body while excavating site near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 28, 2015

A construction crew working a site in a rural Michigan town near Detroit discovered a body last week. According to a ...

Wisconsin DOT using social media to update drivers on WIS 441, I-41 construction

Wisconsin DOT using social media to update drivers on...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 28, 2015

Through updates from the Wisconsin State Patrol, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will be posting construction updates for Wisconsin ...

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