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More states ban ET-Plus guardrail system

More states ban ET-Plus guardrail system

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 24, 2014

The list of state department of transportations to have removed the controversial guardrail end-terminal model (ET-Plus) from its approved highway-products ...

Bad roads cost Massachusetts drivers $8.3 billion a year

Bad roads cost Massachusetts drivers $8.3 billion a...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 21, 2014

Deficient and congested roads and bridges ends up costing Massachusetts drivers a total of $8.3 billion statewide annually, and as much ...

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 ...

VIDEO: Watch our 2014 Contractor of the Year box a guy who outweighs him by 100 lbs. in the Golden Gloves

VIDEO: Watch our 2014 Contractor of the Year box a guy...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 22, 2014

You don’t get very far in the construction business without a competitive spirit, the ability to duke it out, to ...

Massachusetts House, Senate pass $12.7 billion transportation bond bill

Massachusetts House, Senate pass $12.7 billion...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 16, 2014

Massachusetts could soon see billions of dollars worth of transportation projects across the state. The state’s House and Senate have passed ...

Data contest aims to help Massachusetts DOT reduce congestion

Data contest aims to help Massachusetts DOT reduce...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 20, 2014

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has teamed up with local planning agency Massachusetts Technology Collaborative to host a data ...

Collapse at Boston construction site injures 3 workers

Collapse at Boston construction site injures 3 workers

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 20, 2014

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include the injury of a third worker in the accident. Two workers were ...

Six-week Massachusetts construction crash course prepares low income, minority workers for the industry

Six-week Massachusetts construction crash course...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2014

As the U.S. construction industry continues to explore ways to battle the current skilled worker shortage, a training program in ...

Massachusetts’ $12.4 billion transportation plan covers state, local needs

Massachusetts’ $12.4 billion transportation plan...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 13, 2014

Massachusetts officials on Friday unveiled a five-year, $12.4 billion plan to update the state’s transportation infrastructure, the Associated Press reports. The ...

With big jump in employment, Boston construction industry booming once more

With big jump in employment, Boston construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2013

After seeing Greater Boston construction jobs fall by 20 percent during the recession, things are finally looking up again for ...

Beware of these 10 haunted roads in the U.S. and England

Beware of these 10 haunted roads in the U.S. and...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 30, 2013

Around Halloween each year, talk of haunted sites seems to become more prevalent. Those haunted sites may involve haunted houses, ...

Sober teen punished for helping friend, keeping roads safe

Sober teen punished for helping friend, keeping roads...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 17, 2013

I thought the idea was to make roads safer. It’s a fact: Teenagers do stupid things. We all do. However, this is ...

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