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Worker shortage delays major highway expansion project in Austin

Worker shortage delays major highway expansion project...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 15, 2015

Austin is the latest city in the U.S where contractors are concerned over the shortage of skilled construction workers. According to a ...

Train crashes into stuck truck hauling a track loader in Texas

Train crashes into stuck truck hauling a track loader...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 09, 2015

The driver of a tractor trailer with a track loader in haul escaped a close call in Texas recently when his ...

Trench collapse kills worker on gas station project in Texas

Trench collapse kills worker on gas station project in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2015

A worker on a crew building a new location for the Allsups chain of gas stations and convenience stores was ...

New $4.3 billion plan for Interstate 35 in Austin would add lanes

New $4.3 billion plan for Interstate 35 in Austin would...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 17, 2015

Texas officials announced on June 15 a new 10-year, $4.3 billion plan to ease congestion on Interstate 35 in Austin. The ...

Texas lawmakers cross the aisle on plan to raise the state’s road budget by $3 billion

Texas lawmakers cross the aisle on plan to raise the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 27, 2015

The Texas House of Representatives Transportation chairman and his counterpart in the state’s Senate have reached a deal to inject ...

Worker killed by fall from Dallas apartment complex

Worker killed by fall from Dallas apartment complex

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2015

Details are scarce surrounding the death of a construction worker in Dallas last week. According to a report from CBS Dallas-Fort ...

Texas approves $168 million in Proposition 1 road projects

Texas approves $168 million in Proposition 1 road...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 05, 2015

The Texas Transportation Commission (TTC) has approved roughly $168 million for 23 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) road projects as ...

VIDEO: Crane collapses atop Dallas museum, many confuse it for an art installation

VIDEO: Crane collapses atop Dallas museum, many confuse...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 20, 2015

  The Dallas Museum of Art has released surveillance video of a crane collapse that occurred there earlier this month and subsequently ...

Report highlights top 100 Texas highway improvements needed

Report highlights top 100 Texas highway improvements...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 16, 2015

In a new report, The Road Improvement Program (TRIP) has identified the top 100 highway improvements needed in Texas for continual ...

VIDEO: Deadly construction collapse of Texas high school building caught in surveillance footage

VIDEO: Deadly construction collapse of Texas high...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2015

Nearly two weeks after the collapse of a high school athletic facility killed one construction worker and injured three others ...

Family of Houston worker shot on jobsite offers large reward for capture of his killer

Family of Houston worker shot on jobsite offers large...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2015

The family of a 19-year-old construction worker killed on a Houston jobsite is offering a large reward for the capture of his ...

Construction collapse at Texas high school kills 1 worker, injures 3 others

Construction collapse at Texas high school kills 1...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2015

  While working at a high school in North Texas, one worker was killed and three others were injured when the ...

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