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Stronger Big Bertha cutter head lowered back into its pit for tunneling

Stronger Big Bertha cutter head lowered back into its...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 27, 2015

Big Bertha's massive cutter head is back underground after months of repairs were made to get the world's largest tunnel-boring ...

The MacArthur Causeway, part of the Florida Department of Transportations Port of Miami Tunnel project.

Ten state DOT projects named America’s Transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 26, 2015

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), along with AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have ...

Transportation Construction Coalition launches ads targeting House members about highway bill

Transportation Construction Coalition launches ads...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 26, 2015

Just as the House of Representatives gets ready to get back to work after the August recess, quite a few congressmen are ...

FHWA provides $7.1 million in grants for innovative traffic safety improvements

FHWA provides $7.1 million in grants for innovative...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 25, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is providing $7.1 million in grants to seven states and the ...

New Hampshire governor nominates MassDOT veteran Sheehan for NHDOT commissioner post

New Hampshire governor nominates MassDOT veteran...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 24, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan has announced she will nominate Victoria Sheehan, currently with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), as the ...

In AGC video to Congress, contractors plead for a highway bill (VIDEO)

In AGC video to Congress, contractors plead for a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 24, 2015

Contractors across America are fed up with the lack of progress from Congress on a long-term highway bill and many joined ...

Screenshot from U.S. 301 Mainline toll road simulation

Delaware’s U.S. 301 Mainline toll road to get $211.35...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 21, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will provide a maximum loan of $211.35 million for construction of the U.S. 301 ...

Colorado DOT finance group director leaving post to become public-private partnership consultant

Colorado DOT finance group director leaving post to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 20, 2015

Michael Cheroutes, director of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CODOT) High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE), will leave his post in ...

Missouri DOT survey finds 87% of respondents would pay more to adequately fund roads

Missouri DOT survey finds 87% of respondents would pay...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 20, 2015

A survey commissioned by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) finds a large majority, 87 percent, of those responding would ...

Vanway linear crushers help county and road builder improve gravel roadwork efficiency

Vanway linear crushers help county and road builder...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 19, 2015

A Montana county and an Idaho road construction firm are finding linear crushers, which crush and position rock in one ...

Carper introduces new highway bill to Senate that would raise gas tax by 16 cents

Carper introduces new highway bill to Senate that would...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 19, 2015

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) has a new long-term highway bill that would raise the gas tax by 16 cents over ...

Holcim is burning shoes to reduce pollution when making cement (VIDEO)

Holcim is burning shoes to reduce pollution when making...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 18, 2015

Holcim is using shoes to take a step toward being a leader as an environmentally friendly aggregate producer with its Vietnam operation. The company has forged ...

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