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Hotel construction unearths beer mugs, liquor bottles and a bar dating back to before the Revolutionary War

Hotel construction unearths beer mugs, liquor bottles...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 14, 2014

Archaeologists are excavating the construction site of a 22-story hotel on The Bowery in New York City, which has been occupied ...

Find out which state leads the nation in construction job losses

Find out which state leads the nation in construction...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 24, 2014

After Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast, pummeling the New Jersey shore in particular, businesses in 113 of ...

VIDEO: Burglars drive away with excavator, truck and trailer in quick construction equipment heist

VIDEO: Burglars drive away with excavator, truck and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 02, 2014

It's not quite a scene out of Ocean's Eleven, but the burglars who recently drove away with an excavator, truck and ...

New York Transportation Commissioner McDonald: Transportation is ‘sustainability issue,’ ‘economic development issue’

New York Transportation Commissioner McDonald:...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 24, 2014

What is the best way to get people interested in transportation infrastructure? New York Transportation Commissioner Joan McDonald says the answer ...

Massive bridge-building crane floats into New York Harbor

Massive bridge-building crane floats into New York...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 31, 2014

A giant floating crane glided into the New York Harbor on Thursday morning, ready to serve its latest purpose: To ...

VIDEO: Watch the tallest hotel in North America be built in 1 minute

VIDEO: Watch the tallest hotel in North America be...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 27, 2014

Construction on 1717 Broadway in New York City, now the tallest hotel in North America and the Western Hemisphere, recently ...

Metro-North derailment demonstrates need for infrastructure investment, says LaHood

Metro-North derailment demonstrates need for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 05, 2013

A commuter train in New York derailed Sunday, and former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is pointing to the crash ...

Genie S-85 boom lift helps install Rockefeller Center Christmas tree

Genie S-85 boom lift helps install Rockefeller Center...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 21, 2013

A Genie S-85 telescopic boom aided in the installation of the Rockefeller Christmas tree earlier this month. The lift, provided by ...

Trucking group sues New York Thruway Authority for misusing toll revenues

Trucking group sues New York Thruway Authority for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 19, 2013

A group of trucking advocates has sued the New York State Thruway Authority for using toll revenues to fund canal ...

DOT chief Foxx commends ongoing Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts

DOT chief Foxx commends ongoing Superstorm Sandy...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 29, 2013

One year after Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast, crews are continuing to repair damages to transportation infrastructure in New ...

11 States with the Highest Texting-While-Driving Fines

11 States with the Highest Texting-While-Driving Fines

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 28, 2013

Most drivers probably know by now that it’s not a great idea to text while driving. But that isn’t stopping ...

VIDEO: Amtrak anticipates new long distance passenger rail cars to begin arriving next summer

VIDEO: Amtrak anticipates new long distance passenger...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 25, 2013

Amtrak has announced that it is planning to begin field testing its new long distance passenger rail cars this winter. More ...

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