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Texas flooding has caused at least $27 million in infrastructure damage

Texas flooding has caused at least $27 million in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 02, 2015

The devastating flooding in Texas has caused upwards of $27 million dollars, and that estimate is on the low side. According ...

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 ...

Painter killed after fall from telehandler on jobsite near San Antonio

Painter killed after fall from telehandler on jobsite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 02, 2015

A painter working from a platform on a jobsite near San Antonio died Tuesday, succumbing to injuries from a fall. According ...

Texas awards first batch of Prop 1 contracts totaling more than $52 million

Texas awards first batch of Prop 1 contracts totaling...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 30, 2015

The Texas Transportation Commission awarded contracts for nine projects in seven Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) districts, representing more than ...

Texas toll road fight proves how badly we need a gas tax hike

Texas toll road fight proves how badly we need a gas...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 11, 2015

When push comes to shove, Texans can get more than a little rowdy. Of late, their cantankerous streak has flared ...

Texas Senate will vote on using portion of vehicle taxes for highway funding

Texas Senate will vote on using portion of vehicle...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

The Texas Senate Transportation Committee approved a bill that would dedicate a portion of motor vehicle taxes to road and bridge ...

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, ...

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