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U.S. 183 expansion in Austin gets $282 million TIFIA loan from USDOT

U.S. 183 expansion in Austin gets $282 million TIFIA...

Posted by Chris Hill on Dec 09, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has given the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority a $282 million loan through the ...

Following increase of alcohol related deaths last holiday season, TxDOT urging drivers to ‘Plan While You Can’

Following increase of alcohol related deaths last...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 08, 2015

The Texas Department of Transportation wants to make sure that a reindeer is the only thing grandma has to worry about ...

Texas DOT starts campaign to end nearly 5,500-day streak of road deaths

Texas DOT starts campaign to end nearly 5,500-day...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 11, 2015

As of Nov. 7, at least one person had died on Texas roads for 5,478 days straight. That's at least ...

Texas voters overwhelmingly approve $2.5 billion in funding for transportation projects

Texas voters overwhelmingly approve $2.5 billion in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 06, 2015

Texas voters gave a resounding 'yes' to new transportation funding Tuesday as they passed Proposition 7 with more than 80 percent ...

Texas approves $45 million for October Proposition 1 projects

Texas approves $45 million for October Proposition 1...

Posted by Chris Hill on Nov 02, 2015

The Texas Transportation Commission (TTC) has approved three projects totaling roughly $45 million as part of the October round of ...

Thousands of Caterpillar employees take early retirement as cuts continue

Thousands of Caterpillar employees take early...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 28, 2015

As Caterpillar begins its extensive workforce cuts around the world, thousands of employees have decided to take an offer of early ...

Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders JV disposes assets from $1.1 billion SH99 Grand Parkway Project

Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders JV disposes assets...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 20, 2015

As it closes out the massive $1.1 billion SH99 Grand Parkway Project road project in Houston, Texas, during the next ...

Jacobs Engineering to provide construction inspection services on U.S. 75 project in Texas

Jacobs Engineering to provide construction inspection...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 14, 2015

Jacobs Engineering Group was recently awarded a contract from the Texas Department of Transportation to do construction engineering inspections for ...

VIDEO: Texas DOT bridge worker dangles from nearly 200 feet before being rescued in Houston

VIDEO: Texas DOT bridge worker dangles from nearly 200...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 12, 2015

A Texas Department of Transportation subcontractor had to be rescued after he fell while working under the Houston Slip Channel Bridge ...

Worker dies after suffering possible electrocution in San Antonio

Worker dies after suffering possible electrocution in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2015

A construction worker who died last week in San Antonio after co-workers found him unconscious on the job is believed ...

Construction worker found dead beneath home in Austin

Construction worker found dead beneath home in Austin

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 17, 2015

Two days after a construction worker was discovered beneath a home in Texas, authorities determined his death was due to electrocution. According ...

Final section of 300-foot-tall Trinity River bridge arch put into place in Dallas (VIDEO)

Final section of 300-foot-tall Trinity River bridge...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 27, 2015

The first of two arches over the new Trinity River bridge in Dallas was completed on Saturday as crews lifted ...

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