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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Alabama Rep. Bachus introduces bill to expedite approval of large construction projects

Alabama Rep. Bachus introduces bill to expedite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 15, 2013

Citing "protracted" construction permitting procedures in need of streamlining, U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., recently detailed the Responsibly and Professionally ...

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