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Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring machine, lowered into starting position in Seattle

Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

With the digging of the Washington State RouteĀ 99 tunnelĀ in Seattle scheduled to start in July, the Washington State Department of ...

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are more important than their iPhone or TV

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

To say the findings of a recent study reported on by our sister site Better Roads are a bit shocking ...

Wisconsin DOT launches 511 website, Twitter accounts to keep drivers informed on construction projects

Wisconsin DOT launches 511 website, Twitter accounts to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2013

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is taking a pro-active stance in keeping construction workers safe by doing what it can ...

VIDEO: Unexpected test drive detour onto construction site makes for hilarious commerical

VIDEO: Unexpected test drive detour onto construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 31, 2013

We can't testify as to whether the setup in this commercial is 100 percent real, but if it isn't the ...

U.S. infrastructure spending has plummeted in last 5 years

U.S. infrastructure spending has plummeted in last 5...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 30, 2013

According to a report from our sister site Better Roads, infrastructure spending in the U.S. has plummeted in the last ...

Behind the installation of the world’s first precast network arch bridge in Fort Worth (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Behind the installation of the world’s first...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 29, 2013

Faced with closing a heavily used bridge to Fort Worth's city center for 12 months, officials at the Texas Department ...

A history of American infrastructure funding and how to go about establishing new financing tools

A history of American infrastructure funding and how to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2013

Just about anyone with knowledge on the subject of infrastructure and transportation funding in the U.S. that you talk to ...

Wirtgen’s plug-and-play AutoPilot Field Rover eliminates stringlines

Wirtgen’s plug-and-play AutoPilot Field Rover...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 25, 2013

Last week, we told you about Wirtgen receiving an innovation award at the latest Bauma construction equipment show in Munich. ...

Two-thirds of Americans likely to say “no” to gas tax as transportation funding

Two-thirds of Americans likely to say “no”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2013

According to a report from our sister site Better Roads citing a recent Gallup poll, two-thirds of Americans would oppose ...

Wirtgen wins a Bauma 2013 innovation award with “virtual stringlines” and the AutoPilot Field Rover

Wirtgen wins a Bauma 2013 innovation award with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 19, 2013

The Bauma construction equipment trade show, currently wrapping up in Munich, Germany has named its five innovations award winners for ...

Better Roads: 38% of highway construction sites saw car crashes in past year

Better Roads: 38% of highway construction sites saw car...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 19, 2013

John Latta, editor of our sister publication Better Roads, has written an impassioned blog post with a very important topic: ...

Wirtgen Group unveils Hamm H 25i compactor with crusher drum, new smaller rollers at Bauma

Wirtgen Group unveils Hamm H 25i compactor with crusher...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 15, 2013

In an enormous, two story outdoor exhibition space at Bauma, Wirtgen has tucked away several new machines and innovative technologies. Wirtgen ...

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