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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 ...

Highway worker killed in hit and run

Highway worker killed in hit and run

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 05, 2014

A highway construction worker has been killed while working on President George Bush Turnpike in Grand Prairie, Texas. According to investigators, a ...

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 ...

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