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Without long-term road funding, a Minnesota group has resorted to duct tape

Without long-term road funding, a Minnesota group has...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 21, 2015

Duct tape is a go-to problem solver in many situations. But it’s usually a temporary fix. No one is going ...

Joseph Weaver will lead TKDA’s Highway Group

Joseph Weaver will lead TKDA’s Highway Group

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 09, 2014

Joseph Weaver, PE, has been promoted to Highway Group Manager in the Surface Transportation Division at TKDA. Weaver is more than ...

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down 19 percent from 2013

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 21, 2014

If you believe everything is bigger in Texas, than it should come as no surprise that the state also needs ...

Don’t drink and drive…especially your wheel loader!

Don’t drink and drive…especially your wheel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2014

  I’m not sure what’s more disconcerting about this story, that this guy has access to a wheel loader in the ...

Drunk guy arrested after taking wheel loader out for a spin in the middle of the night because he thought it was snowing

Drunk guy arrested after taking wheel loader out for a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 12, 2014

I'm not sure what's more disconcerting about this story, that this guy has access to a wheel loader in the ...

Cement shortage taking its toll on Minnesota projects

Cement shortage taking its toll on Minnesota projects

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 29, 2014

Construction projects in Minnesota are struggling to get done in a timely manner due to a cement shortage. CBS Minnesota ...

VIDEO: Should more DOTs use a ‘zipper...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 30, 2014

The Michigan Department of Transportation will be the latest to try out the zipper merge system. MDOT hopes the system ...

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 ...

Vehicles covered in oil and grime after construction project gone wrong

Vehicles covered in oil and grime after construction...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 28, 2014

Drivers headed west on Highway 19 near Northfield, Minnesota, found an unpleasant surprise on their vehicles. Commuters saw signs warning ...

New law aimed to protect road workers

New law aimed to protect road workers

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 31, 2014

Minnesota has passed a new law aimed at protecting road workers. The law will enforce slower speeds in work zones, ...

Extreme Sandboxes: Could these 3 heavy equipment attractions spread a nationwide craze to get behind the joysticks?

Extreme Sandboxes: Could these 3 heavy equipment...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 30, 2014

All over the country people are laying down cash to do what contractors do everyday: operate equipment. There are currently ...

VIDEO: Watch the Metrodome implosion and full demolition time lapse

VIDEO: Watch the Metrodome implosion and full...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 23, 2014

With an original finish date of May 15, demolition of the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota was completed last week–nearly a ...

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