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Trench collapse claims life of Wisconsin worker

Trench collapse claims life of Wisconsin worker

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 30, 2015

A Wisconsin worker was killed in a trench collapse earlier this month in a tragic accident that occurred while working ...

Wisconsin contractor is a role model for the industry and his community

Wisconsin contractor is a role model for the industry...

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 17, 2015

Although different contractors can have vastly different motivators, the successful ones all share a similar internal drive – one that ...

Widow of Wisconsin road worker calls for drivers to be more careful in work zones

Widow of Wisconsin road worker calls for drivers to be...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 05, 2015

Karen Burkhalter's husband was working on a Wisconsin highway back in April when he was struck by a driver. It ...

Wisconsin raises speed limit to 70 mph on some non-Interstate freeway segments

Wisconsin raises speed limit to 70 mph on some...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 04, 2015

Nine non-Interstate sections of freeways across Wisconsin will see speeds rising in the coming weeks. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has ...

Wisconsin sees vehicle miles traveled increase 9% to 60 billion miles in 2014

Wisconsin sees vehicle miles traveled increase 9% to 60...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 02, 2015

Drivers in Wisconsin spent so much time on the roads last year, they could have traveled to the sun and back ...

Caterpillar to shutter global mining HQ, move jobs to South Milwaukee

Caterpillar to shutter global mining HQ, move jobs to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 09, 2015

Just weeks after Caterpillar announced a massive cost reduction plan and the departure of its top mining executive, the equipment manufacturer has ...

Forklift accident claims life of teenage construction worker on Bong Bridge

Forklift accident claims life of teenage construction...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 23, 2015

An 18-year-old Wisconsin construction worker died Monday following a forklift accident on the Bong Bridge, which connects Wisconsin and Minnesota. The Duluth ...

Wisconsin sheriff calls for legislation against driving with pets following highway worker’s death

Wisconsin sheriff calls for legislation against driving...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 10, 2015

A Wisconsin highway worker was killed in May after he was hit by a vehicle driven by an inattentive driver. ...

Worker dies after fall from 60 feet in Wisconsin

Worker dies after fall from 60 feet in Wisconsin

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2015

A construction worker was killed last week after suffering a high fall on a Wisconsin jobsite. According to a report from ...

With warmer weather comes start of several road and bridge projects for Wisconsin DOT

With warmer weather comes start of several road and...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 01, 2015

  Roughly $150 million worth of road and bridge projects are beginning this week in the Northwest Region of Wisconsin, encompassing ...

Wisconsin Senate passes right-to-work bill amid protests (VIDEO)

Wisconsin Senate passes right-to-work bill amid...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2015

After two days of chaotic protests from union supporters and construction industry workers and officials, the Wisconsin Senate voted late ...

Wisconsin road building debt to increase under governor’s proposal

Wisconsin road building debt to increase under...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 18, 2015

Gov. Scott Walker’s current $1.3 billion road construction borrowing proposal would up state borrowing for road projects to a point that ...

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