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Excavator operator killed after machine tumbles down Virginia mountainside

Excavator operator killed after machine tumbles down...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 11, 2015

An excavator operator part of a crew on a highway job in Virginia was killed late last month when his ...

Michigan DOT lets public pick I-275 lane closure plan during construction

Michigan DOT lets public pick I-275 lane closure plan...

Posted by Chris Hill on Oct 15, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation put lane closure plan options up to a public vote for an upcoming Interstate 275 ...

Worker struck and killed by dump truck in Tampa work zone

Worker struck and killed by dump truck in Tampa work...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 16, 2015

A construction worker doing pavement work died last week after he was hit by a dump truck. According to WFLA, 26-year-old ...

Light-emitting concrete, RCC for highway use and more research that may fuel tomorrow’s road projects

Light-emitting concrete, RCC for highway use and more...

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Jul 16, 2015

Research influences how state and local transportation officials approach future road projects. A primary venue for transportation officials to get ...

Worker struck and killed by dump truck inside Massachusetts work zone

Worker struck and killed by dump truck inside...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2015

A construction worker was struck and killed along a Massachusetts highway early Wednesday. According to a report from MassLive.com, the unidentified ...

Lighting the Way: Equipment updates, lighting plans maximize nighttime paving efforts

Lighting the Way: Equipment updates, lighting plans...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 02, 2015

Nighttime paving is that nearly ubiquitous scene played out across the United States beginning in late spring. While it’s viewed ...

Highway worker dies after being struck by minivan in Wisconsin

Highway worker dies after being struck by minivan in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 27, 2015

A worker was killed Tuesday inside a Wisconsin work zone after being hit by a minivan. According to a report from ...

Semi causes 4-vehicle crash into work zone, killing Colorado DOT worker

Semi causes 4-vehicle crash into work zone, killing...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 19, 2015

A Colorado Department of Transportation worker was killed last week after a four-vehicle crash in a construction zone. David Morris, 61, was ...

New U.S.-Canada bridge will be named for a hockey legend

New U.S.-Canada bridge will be named for a hockey...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 15, 2015

  The new bridge connecting Canada to America in Detroit will borrow its name from an icon in both countries. According to ...

Sustainable pavement methods mature, but the future calls for more measurable results

Sustainable pavement methods mature, but the future...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 06, 2015

Discussing sustainability in most industries usually elicits one of a couple of responses: either groans, rolling eyes and shuffling feet; ...

Bipartisan Senate bill would offer a tax credit for transportation projects

Bipartisan Senate bill would offer a tax credit for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 05, 2015

A Republican and a Democratic crossed party lines to propose a bill Monday that would provide a tax credit for ...

Michigan TAMC releases road condition dashboards with historical data

Michigan TAMC releases road condition dashboards with...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 23, 2015

The Michigan Transportation Asset Management Council (TAMC) has created a series of online “dashboards” that provide road condition comparisons across ...

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