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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 ...

VIDEO: Drone captures progress of Margaret McDermott Bridge construction in Dallas

VIDEO: Drone captures progress of Margaret McDermott...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 02, 2015

A Dallas resident took his drone to the sky to capture the progress of the construction on the Margaret McDermott Bridge. The ...

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 ...

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