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Dangerous tunnel ‘game’ ends in vehicular crash, multiple injuries

Dangerous tunnel ‘game’ ends in vehicular...

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on May 28, 2014

You’ve probably heard the old superstition about holding your breath through a tunnel for good luck — or maybe you ...

VIDEO: How to harvest Christmas trees with a helicopter

VIDEO: How to harvest Christmas trees with a helicopter

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 24, 2013

We're not sure how many Christmas tree harvesting videos you've seen, but you probably haven't seen one involving a helicopter. ...

New bill would nearly double the federal gas tax to better fund transportation

New bill would nearly double the federal gas tax to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2013

While one duo of Congressmen contends that the gasoline tax should reduced by 80 percent and federal transportation funding eliminated ...

11 States with the Highest Texting-While-Driving Fines

11 States with the Highest Texting-While-Driving Fines

Posted by EQW Staff 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 ...

Suburbs become more bicycle friendly

Suburbs become more bicycle friendly

Posted by EQW Staff on Oct 15, 2013

Many young Americans are driving less than in previous years, and cities are reacting by adding more options, including bike ...

Fun With Road Signs

Fun With Road Signs

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 03, 2013

While running the Emerald City Half Marathon in Dublin, Ohio, in late August, I managed to pass the miles by ...

Construction worker punches bank robber into a jail cell

Construction worker punches bank robber into a jail...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2013

If it wasn't bad enough that alleged bank robber Frazer Piccolo was literally caught red-handed, his capture was assisted by ...

Boise State construction management students required to use iPads as tablets become more commonplace on jobsites

Boise State construction management students required...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 06, 2013

Casey Cline, a professor at Boise State University who teaches construction management, calls iPads "essential" to "the new way" of ...

Crews complete Oregon’s Whilamut Passage Bridge four months early

Crews complete Oregon’s Whilamut Passage Bridge four...

Posted by EQW Staff on Jul 29, 2013

Crews completed construction last week of the northbound Interstate 5 Whilamut Passage Bridge over the Willamette River in Eugene, Oregon. The ...

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, ...

VMT is here!

VMT is here!

Posted by John Latta on Jul 15, 2013

So, let’s see if this VMT thing works. Oregon is replacing the state's gas tax with a "pay per-mile road usage ...

VIDEO: Portland engineers use dish soap to move century-old bridge

VIDEO: Portland engineers use dish soap to move...

Posted by EQW Staff on Jul 10, 2013

Engineers in Portland, Oregon, had to get creative when they needed to replace the Sellwood Bridge. Cracks had begun to appear ...

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