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Closed Major I-40 Mississippi River Bridge Reopens
All lanes are open on this major I-40 bridge that was closed almost three months ago after a cracked beam was found, an inspector was fired and tens of thousands of drivers had to find another route.
August 2, 2021
One of New York's “Most Unusual Bridges" Reopens
Closed for two years, this 107-year-old lift bridge returns to action with all its charming quirkiness.
July 30, 2021
New BGTC mixer by INDCO blends traffic paint for roadway markings
This new mixer helps contractors blend traffic paints for striping and marking roadways and parking lots.
July 29, 2021
GOMACO Debuts World's First Electric Curb & Gutter Paver, the CC-1200e
The concrete slipform paver can pave all day on one charge, releasing no emissions.
July 27, 2021
Drum Rotates Up to 180 Degrees on Merlo DBM 3500 Mini Mixer
The compact cement mixer can fit on tight jobsites and dispense concrete at up to 330 degrees around the machine.
July 26, 2021
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Scan for Potholes at 62 mph with Chromasens 3DPIXA Camera
This new camera can be attached to a vehicle to capture high-speed 2D and 3D images of cracks and potholes.
July 23, 2021
World of Asphalt Plans 2022 Comeback; Registration Starts Soon
Registration starts soon for the asphalt industry's biggest show, after being canceled this year because of the pandemic.
July 23, 2021
Colorado Becomes First State to Require Greenhouse Gas Data on Asphalt Mixes
The new law affects projects advertised beginning in 2022 by the Colorado Department of Transportation. The same data will be required for cement and concrete mixtures and steel.
July 16, 2021
Scholarship Fund for Children of Fallen Highway Workers Seeks Applicants
The ARTBA Foundation asks for help in finding candidates for the scholarships, which go to children of highway workers who were killed or disabled on the job.
July 14, 2021
Missouri Hikes Gas Tax for First Time in 25 Years
The increase is designed to help reduce the state's $8.25 billion road and bridge funding gap.
July 13, 2021
$674 Million Expansion Begins in Austin on Congested Highways
The long-awaited project has begun on one of Texas' most congested roadways.
July 9, 2021
Road, Bridge Projects Around U.S. Split $752M in Grants
The infrastructure grants are designed to not only upgrade roadways around the country but create jobs.
July 8, 2021
No GPS, No Problem: Topcon’s New Solution for Curb and Gutter Work
Contractors can maintain accuracy and productivity even in places where GPS coverage is interrupted.
July 5, 2021
Florida’s Massive, Controversial Toll Roads Killed – For Now
The toll roads would have extended 330 miles, some through sensitive panther habitat.
July 2, 2021
House Passes $715B Infrastructure Bill for Transportation, Water
Bill sponsors say it will mesh with a bipartisan infrastructure compromise, but the party-line vote may say otherwise.
July 1, 2021
Extreme Heat, Mudslides, Floods Send DOTs Scrambling
Roads buckle in Washington's record heat. Detroit flooding and Colorado mudslides block highways.
June 30, 2021
Construction Groups Voice Uncertainty Over New Infrastructure Deal
Uncertainty pervades the agreement, especially with confusion about links to other Biden-backed legislation.
June 25, 2021
Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Onto D.C. Highway After Truck Crash
See why firefighters called it the "Miracle on DC 295."
June 24, 2021
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Keep Track of Dirt Moved, Job Progress with Komatsu Smart Construction Dashboard
You probably got a glimpse of it at ConExpo 2020. Now it’s a reality – able to create a complete picture of the work being done on an earthmoving site.
Don't Pay for Rental Equipment When Weather Stops Work
Equipment World Announces Editorial Leadership Transition
Cat's Connected Worker Puts Safety In a Hard Hat, Wearable Tag
Contractor Faces $1.35M in Fines After 2 Die in Dump Truck Incident
Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
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