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Louisiana faces bridge and road budget crisis after recent flooding

Louisiana faces bridge and road budget crisis after...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 11, 2016

Louisiana suffered approximately $20 million in damage to its bridges and roads due to recent flooding, state Department of Transportation and ...

ARTBA and AGC file suit to block OSHA’s revised crystalline silica rule

ARTBA and AGC file suit to block OSHA’s revised...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 06, 2016

Two major industry associations, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and the Louisiana chapter of the Associated General Contractors ...

Louisiana Governor-Elect Edwards announces new head of DOTD

Louisiana Governor-Elect Edwards announces new head of...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 18, 2015

Louisiana Governor-Elect John Bel Edwards has announced who will be the new head of the state's Department of Transportation and Development when ...

LeBas to step down as Louisiana DOTD secretary after 6 years

LeBas to step down as Louisiana DOTD secretary after 6...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 13, 2015

The first female secretary for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced she will be stepping down from her post ...

Debris in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina

Louisiana DOTD develops debris management process in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 28, 2015

Removing and dealing with the sheer volume of debris was a major challenge for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and ...

Louisiana DOTD set to begin using new OS/OW permitting system from Intergraph

Louisiana DOTD set to begin using new OS/OW permitting...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 08, 2015

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is ditching its in-house developed oversize/overweight vehicle permitting system in favor of a ...

$2.4 billion Louisiana aluminum mill to create 2,000 construction jobs

$2.4 billion Louisiana aluminum mill to create 2,000...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2015

A planned aluminum mill will bring thousands of jobs to central Louisiana, the majority of which are in construction. According to ...

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 05, 2014

Road safety is always a concern, regardless of where you live. The good news is road fatalities across the United ...

Coin toss decides bid winner for $4.4 million construction project in Louisiana

Coin toss decides bid winner for $4.4 million...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 13, 2014

There are very few coin tosses with higher stakes than the one carried out in Gretna, Louisiana Wednesday night. The town ...

How one 3rd-generation paver expanded the family business into concrete, sealcoating

How one 3rd-generation paver expanded the family...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 31, 2013

Operating the business started by his late father Dale, third-generation contractor Chris Fink knows a thing or two about paving. ...

10 States with the Worst Drivers

10 States with the Worst Drivers

Posted by EQW Staff on Dec 19, 2013

When I’m driving, if someone cuts me off, I’ll momentarily think, “These are some of the worst drivers!” Now, that’s a ...

Louisiana construction firms face skilled labor shortage compounded by energy boom in surrounding regions

Louisiana construction firms face skilled labor...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 19, 2013

Construction firms in Louisiana are facing a heightened short-term need for skilled workers thanks a boom in petrochemical and chemical ...

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