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Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call Congress, demand long-term highway bill in road tour stop (VIDEO)

Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call...

Posted by James Jaillet on Apr 18, 2014

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx says a short-term solution won’t do this go-around for transportation funding, and he’s on the ...

DOT now predicts Highway Trust Fund will run out of money by end of August

DOT now predicts Highway Trust Fund will run out of...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 16, 2014

In its latest update of the Highway Trust Fund Ticker, the U.S. Department of Transportation predicts the HTF to run out ...

Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund infrastructure over national defense or health care

Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 10, 2014

If given the choice, more Americans would be willing to designate taxes to infrastructure than to national defense or health ...

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 ...

Volvo CE’s new DD25B double drum compactor delivers fuel savings, easy maintenance

Volvo CE’s new DD25B double drum compactor...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 26, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment's new DD25B double drum compactor combines high productivity with reduced fuel consumption with, offering a 7-percent decrease ...

Before Bertha repairs begin, archaeologists will test soil for artifacts

Before Bertha repairs begin, archaeologists will test...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2014

Before workers in Seattle begin to dig a 12-story pit to make the necessary repairs to get the world's largest ...

Spending of state DOTs places priority on new road construction over repairs

Spending of state DOTs places priority on new road...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 25, 2014

State departments of transportation spend more each year on new road construction than on road repairs, according to a new ...

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 ...

Floating crane that will build the Tappan Zee Bridge, sets sail on 6k-mile journey to New York

Floating crane that will build the Tappan Zee Bridge,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 03, 2014

The Left Coast Lifter has left the building. Or port, rather. Anyway, the massive floating crane, which will assist in the ...

Vacuworx debuts Concrete Barrier Lifter at ICUEE 2013 (VIDEO)

Vacuworx debuts Concrete Barrier Lifter at ICUEE 2013...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 03, 2013

Vacuworx introduced its concrete barrier lifter at ICUEE, a product aimed at providing a safe and efficient way to move ...

Forecast for U.S. construction value at year’s end dropped due to 3 political uncertainties

Forecast for U.S. construction value at year’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 23, 2013

Citing three different political situations it expects to cause continued shifting in construction markets, FMI has again revised downward its ...

Dire States: Former road builder drives rust bucket across America to demonstrate the sorry state of infrastructure

Dire States: Former road builder drives rust bucket...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 20, 2013

What do a 1949 Hudson Commodore and America's infrastructure have in common? They're both old, neglected and in need of refurbishment. Inspired ...

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