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Highway worker killed in work zone vehicle crash in Oregon

Highway worker killed in work zone vehicle crash in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2015

A construction worker inside a highway work zone in Salem, Oregon, was killed earlier this week by a man police ...

Oregon DOT develops work zone awareness infographic to educate motorists

Oregon DOT develops work zone awareness infographic to...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 21, 2015

The Oregon Department of Transportation has developed an infographic designed to educate and bring awareness of work zone dangers for ...

Oregon DOT starts second year of U.S. 26 Mount Hood Safety Project with blasting (VIDEO)

Oregon DOT starts second year of U.S. 26 Mount Hood...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 27, 2015

A blasting near Government Camp, Ore., April 21 began the second year of work on the Oregon Department of Transportation’s ...

Oregon offers online calculator so drivers can see what they’ll owe in upcoming pay-as-you-go road usage program

Oregon offers online calculator so drivers can see what...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 11, 2015

OReGO, Oregon’s voluntary Road Usage Charge Program, offers an online calculator to help determine what a drive would pay under ...

67-year-old worker survives 25-foot dive into pit and the piece of metal that fell on top of him

67-year-old worker survives 25-foot dive into pit and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 05, 2015

Anyone able to keep up with the rigors of construction work while closing in on 70 must be doing something right. And ...

Oregon names its voluntary pay-as-you-drive highway usage tax. Meet OreGo

Oregon names its voluntary pay-as-you-drive highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 23, 2015

Oregon’s Road Usage Charge Program (RUC) is officially titled OreGo and will start implementation July 1 this year. Created by Oregon Senate ...

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2015

A crane operator in Portland, Oregon, was killed earlier this week when a steel beam fell on top of his machine's cab. According ...

VIDEO: Construction worker survives being run over by truck in Oregon parking lot

VIDEO: Construction worker survives being run over by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2015

When you hear what construction worker Travis Roberts survived while on the job last week in Oregon, you'll be surprised. But ...

Oregon contractors, state leaders host pre-apprenticeship programs to introduce teens to construction

Oregon contractors, state leaders host...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2013

Expecting a sustained recovery in demand and the need to hire lots of young workers in the next few years, ...

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