JCB’s Pothole Pro Excavator Makes Pothole Repairs in 8 Minutes
Watch The Dirt to get a closer look at this pothole-repairing machine that cuts, crops and cleans.
December 1, 2023
How and Where Infrastructure Law Funding Has Been Spent So Far
Since the five-year $1.2 trillion plan was approved in 2021, $400 billion has been targeted to 40,000 projects.
November 27, 2023
New Lanes Open on I-85 Widening Project from S.C. to N.C.
The 29-mile interstate reconstruction and rehab project is expected to be mostly completed by the end of 2024.
November 22, 2023
Burned L.A. I-10 Freeway Reopens in 8 Days – Way Ahead of Schedule
24/7 work enabled traffic to return to one of the busiest freeways in the U.S. before Monday morning rush hour.
November 20, 2023
LeeBoy, Portable Electric Working to Electrify Asphalt Paving
LeeBoy is using the Voltstack 30k unit as both companies collaborate to explore future solutions for paving electrification
November 17, 2023
Burned L.A. I-10 Freeway Expected to Reopen in 3-5 Weeks, Governor Says
The structure, closed since the November 11 blaze beneath it, will not have to be demolished. Meanwhile, an arson investigation is underway.
November 14, 2023
One of Busiest Freeways in U.S. Closes Due to Fire Damage (Video)
A section of Los Angeles' I-10 Freeway is closed indefinitely due to extensive damage, which is still being assessed.
November 13, 2023
New CivDash Robot Automates Road Striping, Marking 16 Miles a Day
Civ Robotics: CivDash "will revolutionize road marking by automating the layout workflow, enabling contractors to stripe quickly and effortlessly."
November 9, 2023
Lasers Used to Clean Conn. Bridge Instead of Sandblasting (Video)
Laser ablation coating removal was performed with handheld devices by Adapt Lasers to save time and reduce environmental waste.
November 8, 2023
Construction Starts on New Mississippi River Bridge Between Ill., Mo.
The new bridge will replace a flood-prone, 80-year-old span that carries Illinois 150 and Missouri 51 over the river.
November 6, 2023
Unique Tied-Arch Bridge Officially Opens in Detroit (Time-Lapse Video)
The first skewed, unbraced network tied-arch bridge in the U.S. is deemed an "engineering marvel."
November 2, 2023
Reopening 2-Year-Closed I-85 Business in S.C. Hits Delay
The project to replace three outdated bridges on the freeway needs additional work, SCDOT says.
November 3, 2023
Repairs to I-55 to take two weeks; northbound lanes to remain closed
Inspection results show that, due to extensive spalling (breakage of the concrete), a partial deck replacement is needed for the impacted area.
November 2, 2023
Time-Lapse Video: I-95 Bridge Slide Finished 14 Hours Ahead of Schedule
The weekend bridge replacement in Connecticut beat Monday morning rush hour by a wide margin. Watch here.
October 27, 2023
Wash. Company Captures Carbon from Natural Gas for Building Roads
Modern Hydrogen has developed a way to capture carbon from natural gas and use it to make asphalt pavement.
October 26, 2023
19th-Century Boat, Ancient Village Discovered by Construction Crews
Workers on road projects in Florida and Wisconsin unearthed some historical finds recently – a 150-year-old boat and an American Indian village.
October 23, 2023
J-Tech LaneBlade Truck Attachment Designed to Protect Highway Workers
The device is like a snow plow for road debris, enabling workers to stay in the truck rather than being out in traffic.
October 20, 2023
Progress Made on Reopening I-25 Site of Colorado Train Crash
A train derailed October 15 on the 65-year-old bridge over the interstate. The bridge collapsed, and a tractor-trailer driver underneath was killed.
October 19, 2023
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Forget the Hype, Here’s the Reality of Electric Construction Equipment
A Volvo VP gives a thought-provoking, down-to-earth view of where things stand with battery-powered equipment and where it’s headed, on The Dirt.
World of Concrete
What to See at World of Concrete – 50th Anniversary Show Set for 2024
"Quick & Light": Yanmar Unveils V7 Compact Wheel Loader
Toyota: 2024 Tacoma "Completely Redesigned from the Ground Up"
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Checklist
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.
Beyond Machines: Unleashing the full potential of connected construction
Whether you know it or not, not being connected is hurting your construction business. This is a map to unleash your potential—empowering your team across workflows, with the right data to make the right decisions, at the right time.