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FHWA announces winners of the 2015 Transportation Planning Excellence Awards

FHWA announces winners of the 2015 Transportation...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 23, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration recently honored eight transportation projects from across the country with the 2015 Transportation Planning Excellence Awards. The award, ...

Nashville may soon require contractors to hire significantly more local workers on metro projects

Nashville may soon require contractors to hire...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2015

An amendment that will be presented to Nashville voters in August is drawing the ire of some members of the ...

Memphis and Arkansas Bridge to close for most of 2017 for interchange reconstruction

Memphis and Arkansas Bridge to close for most of 2017...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 01, 2015

About 56,000 daily vehicles will have to find a new route over the Mississippi River near Memphis for most of ...

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work zones than any other state

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 12, 2015

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse has released the latest data tally of deaths in motor vehicle traffic crashes in construction ...

Foxx highlights job creation during trips to Kentucky, Tennessee

Foxx highlights job creation during trips to Kentucky,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 16, 2014

After his visits to Kentucky and Tennessee on Tuesday, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx reiterated one word: jobs. He visited Louisville, Kentucky ...

Tenn. police department’s new Ford F-150 cruiser looks awesome, saves on fuel

Tenn. police department’s new Ford F-150 cruiser...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 14, 2013

When it came time to buy a new police cruiser earlier this year, the Sweetwater Police Department was going to ...

Drunk Tennessee teen steals a Bobcat because he was “trying to cover his nudity”

Drunk Tennessee teen steals a Bobcat because he was...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 06, 2013

Thieves have come up with a lot of reasons for stealing construction equipment. Most want to sell it, others want ...

Obama to propose tax cuts to generate transportation funds

Obama to propose tax cuts to generate transportation...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 30, 2013

President Barack Obama will propose today a bipartisan effort to cut the U.S. corporate tax rate and use a portion ...

Diversity, flexibility lead North Carolina’s Mitch Cox Construction through recession

Diversity, flexibility lead North Carolina’s...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 01, 2013

Editor’s Note: Mitch Cox was a finalist for 2012 Contractor of the Year. He started Mitch Cox Construction Inc. in ...

Protests ensue after University of Tennessee receives approval for fracking on school land

Protests ensue after University of Tennessee receives...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 20, 2013

University of Tennessee officials are moving forward with a plan to drill oil and gas wells for hydraulic fracturing—also known ...

Mack Trucks names Tri-State Truck Center 2012 Distributor of the Year

Mack Trucks names Tri-State Truck Center 2012...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 28, 2013

Mack Trucks has named Tri-State Truck Center of Memphis, Tennessee, as its 2012 North American Distributor of the Year. The annual ...

United Rentals expands in North America

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 18, 2012

United Rentals has opened three new locations in the United States and two in Canada. New branches in Denver, Colorado; Nashville, ...

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