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Dire States hits the road to drum up support for Texas highway construction initiative

Dire States hits the road to drum up support for Texas...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 15, 2014

Nearly 180 years ago the toughest hombres ever to ride a horse and carry a rifle blazed a trail across ...

Texas HOV lanes could bring in transportation funds from single-passenger cars

Texas HOV lanes could bring in transportation funds...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 25, 2014

Transportation infrastructure in Texas could get a boost in revenue from single-passenger cars in certain high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes. The Texas ...

Houston police cut 60 bricks of marijuana out of an excavator in drug bust (PHOTOS)

Houston police cut 60 bricks of marijuana out of an...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2014

It took several hours and a blow torch to bear the theory out, but police in Houston followed up a ...

VIDEO: 1 million+ ‘standing down’ against falls in construction

VIDEO: 1 million+ ‘standing down’ against falls in...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 04, 2014

More than 1 million workers from tens of thousands of businesses are expected to take part in the Occupational Health ...

Long-awaited project on Texas State Highway 183 to begin this year

Long-awaited project on Texas State Highway 183 to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 30, 2014

A long-anticipated overhaul project on State Highway 183 in Texas is slated to begin this year, The Dallas Morning News ...

Two highway workers die in Texas work zone crash

Two highway workers die in Texas work zone crash

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 12, 2014

Two more highway construction workers are dead this week after a vehicle crashed into the construction zone in Texas where ...

Caterpillar to shut down South Carolina engine plant, relocate production, cut 510 jobs

Caterpillar to shut down South Carolina engine plant,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2014

Caterpillar has announced that it is relocating production of engines from a plant in Fountain Inn, South Carolina to plants ...

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 25, 2014

How much does your state need each year to fund necessary road repairs through 2017? Texas needs $4,636 million annually, making ...

VIDEO: Toppled concrete truck hurtles head-on into van in terrifying dashcam footage

VIDEO: Toppled concrete truck hurtles head-on into van...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 11, 2014

This has to be the most intense, heart attack-inducing dashcam footage we've ever seen. And perhaps the craziest part of it ...

Construction worker in critical condition after his head was pinned by elevator on Austin jobsite

Construction worker in critical condition after his...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

While working inside an elevator shaft at a jobsite in downtown Austin, Texas, a construction worker was pinned and later ...

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms leave him unable to descend from cab

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

A crane operator was rescued from his machine Wednesday afternoon in Dallas after back spasms left him unable to get ...

Texas has edge over California for high-speed rail

Texas has edge over California for high-speed rail

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 07, 2014

For the last few years, I’ve been critical of California’s attempts to link Los Angeles to San Francisco with a ...

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