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Construction expected to grow 8% this year with “groundhog”-like growth from nonresidential

Construction expected to grow 8% this year with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2014

Construction industry consultant FMI has released what it calls a "cautiously optimistic" outlook for the industry in 2014 in its ...

Bomag breaks ground on new North American HQ in South Carolina

Bomag breaks ground on new North American HQ in South...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 06, 2014

Wednesday morning, Bomag Americas held a ground breaking ceremony for the future site of its new North American headquarters in ...

Highway construction project halted in Iceland to avoid disturbing home and church of “hidden elves”

Highway construction project halted in Iceland to avoid...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 23, 2013

It's not uncommon for construction and road projects to be halted due to environmental concerns. But elves? That's a new one ...

BOMAG’s new BW141AD-5, BW151AD-5 tandem vibratory rollers reduce fuel, boost comfort

BOMAG’s new BW141AD-5, BW151AD-5 tandem vibratory...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 25, 2013

BOMAG’s new BW141AD-5 and BW151AD-5 tandem vibratory rollers, boast increased fuel efficiency and provide high VPM performance on asphalt compaction ...

CHARTS: Americans don’t pay enough for roads

CHARTS: Americans don’t pay enough for roads

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 23, 2013

A great report from The Atlantic Cities brings two charts into focus that do a great job of illustrating why ...

One percent of U.S. bridges are both fracture critical and structurally deficient

One percent of U.S. bridges are both fracture critical...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2013

A recent report from the Associated Press analyzing the 607,380 bridges in the most recent federal National Bridge Inventory found ...

Resason Foundation proposes per-mile tolling of U.S. Interstate system as a “fair” source of infrastructure funding

Resason Foundation proposes per-mile tolling of U.S....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2013

According to a report from our sister site Better Roads, the Reason Foundation, citing of the Internet Highway System, has proposed ...

VIDEO: Beautiful Bay Bridge time-lapse compresses 42k hours of construction into 4 mintues

VIDEO: Beautiful Bay Bridge time-lapse compresses 42k...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2013

Recently, construction was completed on the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. The $6.4 billion bridge replaced a ...

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel tax increase to maintain roads

Surveys find Americans willing to support 10-cent fuel...

Posted by Staff Report on Aug 01, 2013

Ever wonder why some research studies show substantial public support for increased fuel taxes and other studies show the opposite? It ...

SUV crashes into NYC’s cavernous 2nd Avenue Subway construction site

SUV crashes into NYC’s cavernous 2nd Avenue...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 29, 2013

Of all the construction sites that deserve a driver's undivided attention upon approach, New York City's Second Avenue Subway likely ...

Texas contractor to pay for repairs resulting from tar covered tires from recently paved road

Texas contractor to pay for repairs resulting from tar...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 24, 2013

It always feels nice to drive on newly-paved roads. Typically, that doesn't include taking the road with you. Victoria, Texas contractor ...

Japan’s cartoon animal road construction signs are weird and cute (PHOTOS)

Japan’s cartoon animal road construction signs...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 12, 2013

Oh, Japan. Just when we think your delightful culture can't seem any more foreign to us, you go and do ...

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