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Stolen van causes up to $1 million in damage after crashing through Kansas work zone

Stolen van causes up to $1 million in damage after...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 20, 2015

Construction workers in Kansas were surprised to find a wrecked van abandoned in their road work site July 2. But the ...

Kansas DOT approves $73.4 million in state highway projects

Kansas DOT approves $73.4 million in state highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 13, 2015

The Kansas Department of Transportation approved $73.4 million in bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in its June ...

Kansas DOT hosts transportation, construction career camp for high school girls

Kansas DOT hosts transportation, construction career...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 12, 2015

The Kansas Department of Transportation hosted a camp recently to educate teenage girls on career opportunities in transportation and construction. According ...

A Kansas tech school began recruiting diesel mechanics like college athletes and now they have a waiting list

A Kansas tech school began recruiting diesel mechanics...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 08, 2014

Recruiting diesel technology students hasn’t been a challenge for Washburn Institute of Technology, based in Topeka, Kansas. “If I could get ...

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring short-term gain, long-term disaster for the road building industry

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 08, 2014

For the last half-century gas and diesel taxes collected at the pump have been the primary source of funding for ...

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a ride on the world’s biggest water slide

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a ride on the world’s biggest...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jul 03, 2014

Whether it’s a water slide or a water coaster, it’s slated to be the world’s biggest and looks like one ...

More funding, charter schools part of AGC’s plan to thwart construction’s skilled worker shortage

More funding, charter schools part of AGC’s plan...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 14, 2014

During an event at the Washburn Institute of Technology in Topeka, Kansas, the Associated General Contractors of America unveiled its plan to ...

Illusions slow drivers in South Florida

Illusions slow drivers in South Florida

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 13, 2013

Drivers in South Florida may start slowing down thanks to an optical illusion on the roadways. South Florida traffic officials are ...

Weirdest U.S. Driving Laws

Weirdest U.S. Driving Laws

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Sep 02, 2013

Don’t run red lights or stop signs. Stay on your side if there are double lines. These are all laws ...

Despite stimulus, U.S. transportation system continues to deteriorate

Despite stimulus, U.S. transportation system continues...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 30, 2013

Despite an “influx of stimulus money” dedicated to improving the transportation system in the U.S., more of the nation’s bridges ...

Hertz expands in Oklahoma

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 28, 2012

Hertz Equipment Rental has acquired Pioneer Equipment Rental & Sales in Oklahoma.  The Ponca City-based company, which has 10 branches ...

Foley Equipment distributes Terex equipment

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Oct 14, 2011

Foley Equipment began distributing the full line of Terex Utilities' equipment, including Terex aerial devices, cable placers, digger derricks and ...

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