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Methanol plant will create 3k construction jobs along Texas Gulf Coast

Methanol plant will create 3k construction jobs along...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 25, 2013

Orascom Construction Industries (OCI), a Dutch fertilizer company, has announced plans to build a second methanol plant in Beaumont, Texas, ...

Construction booming in Texas thanks to solid economy

Construction booming in Texas thanks to solid economy

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 15, 2013

A recent report from Business Investors Daily takes an in-depth look at the booming construction industry in Texas, saying the ...

Authorities crack down on left-lane drivers in Houston

Authorities crack down on left-lane drivers in Houston

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 13, 2013

Do you ever get annoyed by someone driving in the left lane? Everyone knows it’s only to pass another vehicle, ...

In response to shortage of construction supervisors, Houston contractors form their own training courses

In response to shortage of construction supervisors,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2013

With the oil and gas industries booming in Texas pulling away much of the state's experienced laborers, construction companies there ...

Truck hits, damages three bridge beams with an excavator

Truck hits, damages three bridge beams with an...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 27, 2013

Oops—he did it again, and again and again. A driver carrying an oversize load hit three bridges on Texas’ Interstate 20 ...

10 Highways American Drivers Hate

10 Highways American Drivers Hate

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 26, 2013

Most drivers dislike something about driving, whether it’s a long commute, traffic congestion, seemingly unfair traffic lights, numerous potholes or ...

Ford unveils 2015 F-450, King Ranch Super Duty with more powerful 6.7L V-8 turbo diesel (PHOTOS)

Ford unveils 2015 F-450, King Ranch Super Duty with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 26, 2013

Early Thursday morning, Ford took the wraps off its newest F-Series Super Duty models, announcing both the 2015 F-450 and ...

VIDEO: Slow motion implosion of Houston department store

VIDEO: Slow motion implosion of Houston department...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 24, 2013

Built in 1945, the life of the downtown Houston Macy's department store came to an explosive end on Monday. According ...

TxDOT makes significant changes to road maintenance transfer plan

TxDOT makes significant changes to road maintenance...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 30, 2013

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced this week that it has decided to make changes to its proposal that ...

Texas, You’re Going the Wrong Way!

Texas, You’re Going the Wrong Way!

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Aug 23, 2013

Normally, when a gravel road starts seeing a lot of traffic, it earns enough street cred to be upgraded to ...

TxDOT delays gravel road plan

TxDOT delays gravel road plan

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 22, 2013

The Texas Department of Transportation has put on hold a plan to convert some rural asphalt roads to gravel, according ...

TxDOT kicks off “Drive Friendly. Drive Safe.” campaign

TxDOT kicks off “Drive Friendly. Drive Safe.”...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 20, 2013

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) launched its “Drive Friendly. Drive Safe.” campaign on Monday, calling on drivers to work ...

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