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Illinois Tollway awards $3.8 million in construction contracts in April
The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors approved construction contracts valued at $3.8 million at its April meeting, bringing the ...
Los Angeles at a tipping point: get serious about public transportation or sink into Third World status
Last week I got the opportunity to visit Southern California and see how the country's most famous freeways were ...
Obama urges Congress to focus on improving infrastructure rather than Keystone XL in State of the Union
President Barack Obama in his sixth State of the Union address made little mention of issues related directly to construction and ...
More reasons not to build toll roads
As a follow up to my earlier post on the Texas SH 130 toll road, I wanted to elaborate ...
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Recent toll road poll proves nothing; private financing of public roads is still a bad idea
The Reason Foundation and the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates recently traded jabs over a poll that purports to show ...
House passes $10.8 billion quick fix as highway construction funding nears insolvency
The House on Tuesday passed a nearly $11 billion quick fix that would stave off the looming insolvency of ...
Senate committee approves 6-year highway bill but funding questions remain
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously approved a six-year surface transportation reauthorization bill Thursday morning. Top committee members Sens. Barbara ...
DOT now predicts Highway Trust Fund will run out of money by end of August
In its latest update of the Highway Trust Fund Ticker, the U.S. Department of Transportation predicts the HTF to run ...
Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund infrastructure over national defense or health care
If given the choice, more Americans would be willing to designate taxes to infrastructure than to national defense or ...
Recent talks suggest Congress has put transportation funding on the back burner
After attending last week's Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) fly-in visit with Congress, John Latta, the editor of our sister ...
A pros-and-cons overview of available options for funding transportation infrastructure
The partial collapse of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River near Seattle has put a big and ...
Congress discusses expanded oil and gas drilling as source of transportation funding
With talks in Congress over how to raise transportation funding at a standstill, some lawmakers have voiced their opinion ...
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Ford details 2018 F-150 engines: More power, better MPGs, short delay for diesel option
VIDEO: Excavator takes direct hit from land mine
Cat excavator makes cameo in “Transformers: The Last Knight” (VIDEO)
Caterpillar creates two new divisions as three VPs step aside
Discovery of human remains halts $2.9 million bridge project in Minnesota
Small trench, big disaster
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Komatsu unveils HD325-8, HD405-8 off-highway trucks with more power, new cab ...
by Wayne Grayson
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at ...
by Tom Quimby
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others ...
by Equipment World Staff
JCB’s 16C-1, 18Z-1 and 19C-1 mini excavators bring new designs, lots ...
by Wayne Grayson
Test Drive: Volvo’s new VNR tractor with 38 tons of concrete ...
by Jason Cannon
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