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The 3 things needed right now to repair our nation’s bridges, according to 12 DOTs

The 3 things needed right now to repair our...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2015

The nation’s infrastructure system can be likened to an economic circulatory system – giving us freedom, opportunity and mobility—and this ...

Report: Apple is working on an electric car to take on Tesla

Report: Apple is working on an electric car to take on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2015

After rumors began swirling last week about a potential foray by Apple into the car business, the Wall Street Journal is now ...

Maryland DOT orders bridge inspections in response to overpass dropping debris into traffic

Maryland DOT orders bridge inspections in response to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 16, 2015

Acting Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn has ordered the State Highway Administration (SHA) and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) to inspect all ...

Bill introduced to SC House seeks to increase gas tax while another wants to halt all road construction for 5 years

Bill introduced to SC House seeks to increase gas tax...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 13, 2015

Members of the South Carolina House of Representatives have filed two bills with very different agendas. If either were to ...

ARTBA hires Houlihan as senior writer and editor

ARTBA hires Houlihan as senior writer and editor

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 13, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has named former Reuters staffer Eileen M. Houlihan as senior writer and editor. At ...

Deteriorating bridge drops debris on passing motorist in Maryland

Deteriorating bridge drops debris on passing motorist...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 12, 2015

In another example of how the nation’s bridges are suffering from reduced maintenance due to limited highway funding, portions of an ...

Florida DOT begins service patrols in preparation for I-4 “Ultimate” improvement project

Florida DOT begins service patrols in preparation for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 12, 2015

The Florida Department of Transportation has launched service vehicle patrols on the Interstate 4 corridor in Orlando to “assist with maintenance ...

ARTBA seeks entries for transportation challenges student video contest

ARTBA seeks entries for transportation challenges...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 10, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association is looking for creative students to develop a short video about their “perceptions of ...

Transportation sector loses 8,600 jobs in January

Transportation sector loses 8,600 jobs in January

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 10, 2015

Although the U.S. economy as a whole beat employment expectations, the transportation sector lost 8,600 jobs in January, according to ...

Texas DOT saves nearly $1 billion over next decade through historic bond deal

Texas DOT saves nearly $1 billion over next decade...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 09, 2015

The Texas Department of Transportation recently announced that it had achieved the largest savings on a single bond deal in ...

Missouri approves budget-reduced road and bridge construction plan

Missouri approves budget-reduced road and bridge...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 09, 2015

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has approved the Missouri Department of Transportation’s “325 System” plan, which will focus on maintenance rather ...

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill; industry groups voice support

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill;...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 02, 2015

As part of his new, $3.99 trillion budget released Monday, President Barack Obama has proposed $478 billion to fund the country’s ...

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