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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 ...

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 ...

MassDOT to hold public meeting on all-electronic tolling

MassDOT to hold public meeting on all-electronic...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 21, 2013

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will hold a public meeting on August 22 to discuss its all-electronic tolling (AET) ...

Massachusetts moves forward with all-electronic tolling plan

Massachusetts moves forward with all-electronic tolling...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 16, 2013

Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick and his administration are moving forward with a $250 million plan that would replace toll ...

Construction crew solves the Salem mystery of St. Joseph’s statue

Construction crew solves the Salem mystery of St....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 17, 2013

For 64 years people in Salem, Massachusetts wondered "Where did St. Joseph go?" Between 1911 and 1944, a 12-foot-tall statue of ...

Massachusetts to implement all-electronic toll-taking

Massachusetts to implement all-electronic toll-taking

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 08, 2013

Massachusetts is following Los Angeles’ lead and installing all-electronic tolling systems. However, rather than focus on one toll booth on one ...

Massachusetts lawmakers work to resolve $500 million tax bill for transportation

Massachusetts lawmakers work to resolve $500 million...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 02, 2013

Lawmakers in Massachusetts are meeting today to work on a tax bill that will raise $500 million for the state’s ...

Communication brings Massachusetts contractor through tough times

Communication brings Massachusetts contractor through...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2013

Richard Gordon has been operating equipment since he was a kid, running Bobcats around in the yard, the machine a ...

Boston tests asphalt alternatives for filling potholes

Boston tests asphalt alternatives for filling potholes

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2013

According to a report from our sister publication Better Roads, the city of Boston is considering three alternatives to asphalt ...

Construction employment increases in 139 out of 337 metro areas in December

Construction employment increases in 139 out of 337...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 29, 2013

Construction employment increased in 139 out of 337 metropolitan areas, declined in 131 and was stagnant in 65 between December ...

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