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Texas DOT saves nearly $1 billion over next decade through historic bond deal

Texas DOT saves nearly $1 billion over next decade...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 09, 2015

The Texas Department of Transportation recently announced that it had achieved the largest savings on a single bond deal in ...

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 ...

Texas tops list of most U.S. traffic deaths in construction work zones

Texas tops list of most U.S. traffic deaths in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 07, 2015

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

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down 19 percent from 2013

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 21, 2014

If you believe everything is bigger in Texas, than it should come as no surprise that the state also needs ...

Rollover accident caused from surprise gravel road

Rollover accident caused from surprise gravel road

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 20, 2014

  Although the road in the picture looks like a gravel road, it's definitely not supposed to be. According to reports, ...

Construction equipment dealer in San Antonio admits to bribing county officials, faces up to 10 years in prison

Construction equipment dealer in San Antonio admits to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2014

A construction equipment dealer in San Antonio faces up to 10 years in prison after admitting to bribing Maverick County, ...

Taking control of congestion on Tomball Parkway

Taking control of congestion on Tomball Parkway

Posted by Contributed on Oct 09, 2014

State Highway 249, also known as the Tomball Parkway, is one of the primary freeways serving the city of Tomball ...

VIDEO: Truck crashes into barrier and is ripped in half, all in the name of science and homeland security

VIDEO: Truck crashes into barrier and is ripped in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 02, 2014

The folks at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute have a fun job. But it's also important work. According to the Texas ...

Caterpillar, police bust theft ring operating inside Texas engine plant

Caterpillar, police bust theft ring operating inside...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 29, 2014

A recent investigation at Caterpillar's Seguin, Texas plant led to nine felony arrests after the company, with the help of local ...

Construction worker rescued from pit scaffolding after suffering cardiac arrest

Construction worker rescued from pit scaffolding after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 27, 2014

Firefighters rescued a construction worker Monday afternoon after he suffered a heart attack on a downtown Houston jobsite. According to a ...

Ohio expands bridge partnership program

Ohio expands bridge partnership program

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 22, 2014

Ohio's Local Bridge Partnership Program is adding 10 bridges to its plan that provides $120 million to local governments to make transportation ...

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring short-term gain, long-term disaster for the road building industry

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 08, 2014

For the last half-century gas and diesel taxes collected at the pump have been the primary source of funding for ...

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