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3 tips for staying safe inside road construction work zones

3 tips for staying safe inside road construction work...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 24, 2014

Although many types of construction work can be considered hazardous, few tasks are more dangerous than those conducted in road ...

Western Pennsylvania road builders launch “virtual apprenticeship” video game for recruiting teens (VIDEO)

Western Pennsylvania road builders launch...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 01, 2014

The Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania has come up with a promising way to attract more recruits to the industry. ...

Construction worker killed in early morning hit-and-run in Alabama work zone

Construction worker killed in early morning hit-and-run...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 05, 2014

A construction worker died early Friday morning after a vehicle struck him in a highway work zone in Hoover, Alabama, AL.com reports. The ...

New Hampshire increases fuel taxes to fund road projects

New Hampshire increases fuel taxes to fund road...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 29, 2014

The New Hampshire House last week passed a bill that would increase the state’s fuel taxes on gas and diesel ...

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway contractors’ work zones in 2013

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 11, 2014

Vehicles crashed into 45 percent of highway contractors’ work zones in the past year, according to the study results released ...

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 ...

VIDEO: Excavator operator exposes a sewer, removes manhole cover with surgical precision

VIDEO: Excavator operator exposes a sewer, removes...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 13, 2013

Exposing a storm sewer manhole doesn't sound like very exciting work, but when the guy in this excavator's operator seat ...

Are Americans “not willing to pay” for longer-lasting roads?

Are Americans “not willing to pay” for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2013

Over at our sister site Better Roads, columnist Kirk Landers has put together a pretty interesting, and brutally honest, estimation ...

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 22, 2012

This bit of information from UK's The Construction Index: Transport for London, which plans and delivers the city's transport facilities, ...

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Hauling headaches: Know your load limits when trailering equipment

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