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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 ...

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: ...

Transportation Sec. LaHood: Volvo’s first U.S.-made wheel loader a sign of confidence in American economy, workers

Transportation Sec. LaHood: Volvo’s first...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2013

Last week, we watched as the first American made Volvo wheel loader (an L60G) rolled off the line at the ...

Volvo gives sneak peek of new P7110 paver, DD110B compactor at World of Asphalt (VIDEO)

Volvo gives sneak peek of new P7110 paver, DD110B...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 22, 2013

Though neither product is yet shipping (one hasn't even gone into production yet) Volvo Construction Equipment gave attendees at World ...

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far in current fiscal year

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 15, 2013

Federal funds obligated by federal, state and local departments of transportation (DOTs) have increased $7 billion during the current fiscal ...

Transportation Sec. LaHood praises Obama’s focus on infrastructure in State of the Union

Transportation Sec. LaHood praises Obama’s focus...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 14, 2013

President Barack Obama spent a great deal of time discussing the sad state of American  infrastructure in his State of ...

CBO: Highway Trust Fund should fulfill obligations through 2014

CBO: Highway Trust Fund should fulfill obligations...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 11, 2013

According to the latest forecast from the Congressional Budget Office, the Highway Trust Fund will have insufficient revenues by the ...

Terex offers training sessions

Terex offers training sessions

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 08, 2012

Terex Roadbuilding will host spring paving service school dates for Terex Bid-Well automatic roller pavers and workbridges. The two-day training sessions ...

Alabama stimulus money ends up in Kentucky

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 11, 2009

A new battlefront has opened in the perpetual war between asphalt and concrete. Even though the stimulus money was awarded to ...

Tennessee tees up 450 roadbuilding projects

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 16, 2009

Time to start roadbuilding in the Volunteer State. On the pdf at the link "ARRA" means the project is funded ...

Kentucky Fried Chicken tackles road repair

Kentucky Fried Chicken tackles road repair

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 27, 2009

That's right, KFC, as in Colonel Sanders, is now in the business of repairing potholes.The asphalt repairs will have the ...

Do good roads make bad drivers?

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 17, 2009

That's the theory behind a new book: Traffic: Why we drive the way we do (and what it says about ...

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Hauling headaches: Know your load limits when trailering equipment

One-man machines: The operator should be the only person on a wheel loader

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