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Ariz. DOT weighs public input on obsolete Pinto Creek Bridge in Gila County
Illinois Tollway approved nearly $936.5 million in contracts in 2017
The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors approved five construction contracts and three professional engineering service contracts totaling nearly $20.2 ...
Michigan DOT announces P3 for protective cable median barrier
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Kiefer Foundation have joined in a public-private partnership (P3) to invest ...
APWA recognizes Public Works Projects of the Year during 2017 PWX
The American Public Works Association recognized the winners of its 2017 Public Works Projects of the Year during the ...
Road safety services provider CalAmp joins Together for Safer Roads
CalAmp, an Internet of Things solutions provider for road safety services, has joined Together for Safer Roads (TSR), a ...
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Eight projects from six states win Southern regional America’s Transportation awards
Eight projects from six states were named the top transportation projects in the Southern regional 2017 America’s Transportation Awards. The awards ...
AASHTO names WVDOT’s Gillispie as chair of product evaluation program committee
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) President David Bernhardt has appointed West Virginia Department of Transportation’s ...
Kettering University joins Smart Belt Coalition for automated vehicle tech
Kettering University is now part of the Smart Belt Coalition, a group formed earlier this year by transportation agencies ...
Nine projects from 5 states win Mid America regional America’s Transportation Awards
Nine projects from five states were named the top transportation projects as Mid America regional winners for the 2017 ...
AASHTO recommends increased federal portion of TIFIA, simplified applications
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recommends the federal government increase financing for the Transportation ...
Bertha is half disassembled, cutterhead completely removed (VIDEO)
Bertha, the world’s largest tunnel boring machine at 8,000 tons, has been half disassembled by Seattle Tunnel Partners and ...
California’s Low Carbon Transit program provides $34.5 million to 125 projects
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) reports the Low Carbon Transit Operations Program is providing $34.5 million to fund ...
Missouri picks Massman Construction, HNTB for new Champ Clark Bridge design/build
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has selected Kansas City-based Massman Construction for building the new Champ Clark Bridge, ...
USDOT creates INFRA grant program to replace FASTLANE, encourage private investment
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has created a new transportation project grant program that replaces the Fostering Advancements ...
Five states honored in western regional America’s Transportation Awards competition
Five states representing eight projects received honors for top transportation projects as western regional winners for the America’s Transportation ...
USDOT to host free public workshops on connected vehicle integration with ITS architecture
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is planning to host two public workshops to discuss the integration of details ...
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Stress tests were underway when Miami bridge collapsed during accelerated construction
Engineering firm responds to questions after deadly Miami bridge collapse
Engineer reported but ‘not concerned’ about cracking in Miami bridge before deadly collapse; no road closure for stress testing also at issue
Volvo unveils new VNX Series trucks designed for heaviest of heavy-haul duties
Volvo CE intros EWR150E, EWR170E and EW220E wheeled excavators
22 tons tip over on a tiny jack
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International unveils MV Series trucks: eventual DuraStar successor brings Class 8 comforts
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Unique drive system design key to improvements on Cat’s new PM310, PM312, PM313 cold planers
by Wayne Grayson
Toyota enters construction truck segment with debut of Hino XL7, XL8
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How Komatsu’s KomVision birds-eye camera system eliminates excavator blind spots
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Chevy unveils Silverado 4500HD, 5500HD, surprise 6500HD in return to medium duty
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