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Making the work zone less of a war zone

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Feb 10, 2015

Even though highway work zone fatalities have been on a big decline for the past 10 years, the highway work ...

AGC to offer new work zone training program in 2015

AGC to offer new work zone training program in 2015

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 25, 2014

The Associated General Contractors of America will put $135,000 in grant money to good use in 2015, using the funds ...

Elderly woman causes $10,000 damage to work zone after driving into wet concrete

Elderly woman causes $10,000 damage to work zone after...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 29, 2014

An elderly woman caused $10,000 worth of damage when she drove through 50 feet of newly-poured concrete in the 25th Street ...

New law aimed to protect road workers

New law aimed to protect road workers

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 31, 2014

Minnesota has passed a new law aimed at protecting road workers. The law will enforce slower speeds in work zones, ...

3 tips for staying safe inside road construction work zones

3 tips for staying safe inside road construction work...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 24, 2014

Although many types of construction work can be considered hazardous, few tasks are more dangerous than those conducted in road ...

Construction blamed for rise of road rage incidents near Minneapolis

Construction blamed for rise of road rage incidents...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2014

Police near Minneapolis say that road construction in the city is causing 10 to 15 locations each day to back ...

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway contractors’ work zones in 2013

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 11, 2014

Vehicles crashed into 45 percent of highway contractors’ work zones in the past year, according to the study results released ...

Invite Them and They Will Come

Invite Them and They Will Come

Posted by John Latta on Aug 07, 2013

Let me hang a little dirty laundry out on the line. People make assumptions about the news business. Sometimes people think ...

Safer Road Construction Sites: Yes, we can.

Safer Road Construction Sites: Yes, we can.

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 07, 2013

By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com   A whole lot of highway contractors who work on our roads want to see tougher laws, fines ...

Applications and Innovations

Applications and Innovations

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 06, 2011

DIY (Do It Yourself) Barricade Mobile Barrier Trailer helps keep workers safe and traffic flowing By Tina Grady Barbaccia The North Texas Tollway ...

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