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Better Roads | Equipment World | Construction Equipment, News and Information | Heavy Construction Equipment - Part 11
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Expanded Ore. move-over law takes effect
A new law in Oregon requires drivers to move over for any vehicle stopped on the side of road ...
Highway graffiti on the rise in Tenn.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation has seen a spike in highway graffiti, reports WRCB TV news station. TDOT tells the ...
Failing to remove snow, ice from vehicles against the law in some states
It can be a hassle to clean snow and ice off your car, but failing to do so can ...
Golden Gate Bridge earthquake retrofit moves into final stage
A five-year, $660 million plan is in the works to protect the Golden Gate Bridge from large earthquakes. The retrofit ...
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Alligator Bridge to NC’s Outer Banks to close for renovations
Efforts are underway to renovate the Alligator Bridge, which links to North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The drawbridge will be closed ...
Ariz. agencies combine to fight wrong-way driving
Several Arizona state agencies have joined together to launch a campaign to stop wrong-way driving. The “Drive Aware, Get There” ...
2,575 citations issued during N.D. ‘Click it or Ticket’ campaign
In North Dakota, a traffic campaign that beefed up enforcement patrols has led to 2,575 citations between November 1 ...
Detectors installed on Long Island parkways to prevent bridge strikes
Detection devices have been installed in New York to prevent over-height vehicles from hitting bridges on Long Island parkways, ...
N.Y. expands free roadside HELP program
Free roadside assistance has been expanded to the Syracuse, New York, area. The state’s Highway Emergency Local Patrol, or HELP, ...
Madison County (Iowa) receives grant to rebuild burned covered bridge
A grant has been awarded to rebuild the Madison County covered bridge that was destroyed by three teenage arsonists ...
Mich. DOT offers email and text traffic alerts
Drivers in Michigan can now sign up for email and text alerts for traffic incidents. The state’s department of transportation ...
I-405/I-105 connector near LAX to close for reconstruction
The northbound Interstate 405/San Diego Freeway connector to westbound I-105 near the Los Angeles airport will be closed until ...
Rainbow Bridge in Nova Scotia closed due to truss span failure
The Rainbow Bridge on Highway 2 outside of Amherst, Nova Scotia, was closed to traffic on December 8, after ...
MDOT considers converting I-375 in Detroit to city street
The Michigan Department of Transportation is moving forward with plans to remove Interstate 375 in Detroit and replace it ...
Texas expands free roadside assistance for motorists
More drivers are now eligible for free roadside assistance in Texas. The state’s Highway Emergency Response Operator, or HERO, program ...
Ark. DOT studies possible first toll road for state
A future Interstate 49 and whether it will become Arkansas’ first toll road are being considered, with public meetings ...
Contracts awarded for major Oklahoma City road projects
Work to complete improvements to Oklahoma City Boulevard in the city’s downtown area and the SH-74 corridor in northwest ...
Skancke to leave Nev. DOT board after four years
Tom Skancke, who has served on the Nevada Department of Transportation’s (NDOT) board of directors the past four years ...
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VIDEO: Excavator’s ramp of logs fails miserably
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
NTSB confirms workers were adjusting tension rods when Miami bridge collapsed
Volvo CE intros EWR150E, EWR170E and EW220E wheeled excavators
22 tons tip over on a tiny jack
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