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USDOT announces availability of $500 million in TIGER grant funds for 2017
Although many feared that the Trump administration would put an end to the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) ...
Fla., Ga. interstates under heavy Irma evacuee traffic; USDOT drops safety regulations
Interstates in Florida and Georgia are experiencing heavy traffic from Florida evacuees, transportation officials report. The Miami Herald reports that ...
Md. Purple Line rail project gets $900 million boost
A plan to make travel easier via light rail for residents in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland ...
Senate panel rejects Trump’s proposed transportation funding cuts
The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development shot down President Trump’s attempt to eliminate transportation grants ...
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Idaho Transportation Dept. grant provides free equipment training to vets, women, minorities
The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is one of only eight states out of 40 applicants to receive a $198,000 ...
Rosen confirmed as Deputy Secretary of U.S. DOT
In a 56-42 vote May 16, the U.S. Senate confirmed Jeffrey A. Rosen to be Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department ...
Senate confirms Elaine Chao as Secretary of Transportation
The Senate has confirmed Elaine Chao as the next Secretary of Transportation in a 93-6 vote Jan. 31. She ...
Clemson receives $1.4 million to develop technology to eliminate traffic congestion
Clemson University received $1.4 million in startup financing from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the development of a new ...
NMSU receives 5-year grant from U.S. DOT to establish regional transportation research center
New Mexico State University received a five-year grant and nearly $2.5 million for the 2017 fiscal year from the ...
Transportation secretary nominee Chao cites safety, private investment, technology in hearing
President-elect Donald Trump’s Transportation Secretary nominee Elaine Chao highlighted safety, private investment and technology during her nomination hearing before ...
Newport News (Va.) receives $3.6 million in state, federal funding for transportation projects
Newport News recently received $3.6 million in state and federal funding for five different transportation-related projects, the Daily Press ...
Route 66 will soon become a testing ground for solar sidewalks and roads
Route 66 will soon become the testing ground for an experiment that developers hope may change our roadways in ...
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Sewer authority coughs up $39K for forgotten rental dozer
Volvo enters rigid hauler market, unveils 4 new trucks with plans to sunset Terex Trucks models
Manitou unveils Gehl/Mustang V420/4200V as “world’s largest, most powerful” skid steers
Sweeping changes overtake heavy-duty truck market
Chevy sets all-new Silverado 4500, 5500 unveiling for March at the Work Truck Show
22 tons tip over on a tiny jack
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Cat ups warranty terms on skid steers, CTLs, multi-terrain loaders and compact excavators
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Contractors expect growth in 2018 – along with worsening labor shortage
by Joy Powell
Is the service truck of the future a van?
by Tom Jackson
Former Kawasaki loaders to drop KCM name for Hitachi branding
by Wayne Grayson
Year in Review: The Biggest Construction Equipment News Stories of 2017
by Equipment World Staff
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