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North Carolina DOT asks for public input on 10-year transportation plan

North Carolina DOT asks for public input on 10-year...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 10, 2015

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) wants the public to comment on its Draft 10-Year State Transportation Improvement Program ...

Construction company expands into the crime scene/meth lab cleanup business

Construction company expands into the crime scene/meth...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2015

In construction, it's always good for business owners to explore diversification, to look into new ways their outfit is equipped ...

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 ...

Oopsie! DOT forgets to spellcheck interstate sign

Oopsie! DOT forgets to spellcheck interstate sign

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 29, 2014

Nobody's perfect! Not even the folks who handle signage for the Department of Transportation. The North Carolina DOT was so ...

Some North Carolina drivers can “NOLY” turn right

Some North Carolina drivers can “NOLY” turn right

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 01, 2014

Some drivers in Cornelius, N.C., were amused yesterday when they found a misspelling in a newly-constructed right turn lane, according ...

4 states announce major project developments

4 states announce major project developments

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 27, 2014

Four states have announced major developments in transportation projects this week. Projects in Montana, North Carolina, Illinois and Arkansas were pushed ...

North Carolina DOT: Future state funding likely to include tolls

North Carolina DOT: Future state funding likely to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 28, 2014

North Carolina is likely to begin using tolls to help fund state highway maintenance and expansions, according to The Daily ...

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 25, 2014

How much does your state need each year to fund necessary road repairs through 2017? Texas needs $4,636 million annually, making ...

Want to boost your construction business? Put a woman in charge

Want to boost your construction business? Put a woman...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 21, 2014

I saw something this week that caught my eye: A Tweet linking to a Harvard Business Review post said a ...

10 States with the Worst Drivers

10 States with the Worst Drivers

Posted by Amanda Bayhi 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 ...

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 ...

North Carolina paving contractor indicted for government contract fraud by using “disadvantaged business” as a pass through

North Carolina paving contractor indicted for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 29, 2013

Last week, a grand jury handed down a criminal indictment charging Boggs Paving Inc., based out of Monroe, North Carolina, ...

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