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Better Roads | Equipment World | Construction Equipment, News and Information | Heavy Construction Equipment - Part 19
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Crowded rest areas prompt states to help truckers find parking spaces
Eight Midwestern states have joined together to try to solve the lack of available parking for long-haul truckers. The goal ...
Colo. DOT to unleash new tow plows in southern regions
Drivers in southwest and south-central Colorado will see some unfamiliar snow-clearing equipment on the road this winter, as the ...
Caltrans makes century-old San Diego bridge safe from earthquakes
The California Department of Transportation has won praise for bringing a 100-year-old bridge up to current earthquake safety standards ...
Left-lane hogs face fines in Okla. under new law
Tired of traveling down the highway and seeing slow drivers hogging the left lane? The Oklahoma legislature is too, and ...
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VIDEO: Tybot robot performs tedious job of tying rebar on bridge decks
Steve Muck, CEO and chairman of Brayman Construction Corp., teamed up with Jeremy Searock, former technical program manager at ...
80th vulnerable bridge replaced in N.Y.–20 more to go
The New York State Department of Transportation has completed 80 of 100 bridges set to be replaced throughout the ...
Improvements planned for I-40 in N.C.
Repaving 16 miles of Interstate 40 is scheduled to occur this winter near Interstate 40’s intersection with I-95 in ...
Ariz. DOT can now send traffic alerts to phones
The Arizona Department of Transportation has launched a free travel app called ADOT Alerts to help drivers avoid traffic ...
2017 Bridge Inventory: States get proactive on funding, expect to lower rate of poor bridges
States continue to take the lead on road and bridge funding, with eight states to date in 2017 either ...
Contract awarded for upgrades to Sarasota’s Highway 41
IBT of Miami won a $12.6 million contract to improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety on U.S. Highway 41 in Sarasota, ...
MIT students create stronger concrete using plastic bottles
Undergraduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) discovered a way to use plastic water and soda bottles ...
Ark. mulls raising speed limit to 75 mph on rural interstates
Arkansas drivers could soon be driving faster, if new speed-limit recommendations are approved. The legislature has approved increasing the limit ...
Santa Cruz uses augmented reality to engage public on transportation
Santa Cruz County residents are being offered a fun way to view potential transportation options for their communities with ...
Historic swing bridge closed in Ft. Lauderdale for emergency work
One of Florida’s oldest swing bridges has been closed until December 1 for emergency repairs. The Southwest 11th Avenue Swing ...
VIDEO: Volvo CE details progress of I-4 megaproject in Florida
The video below is the first in a series of five videos from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) called ...
VDOT adds Waze navigation to state’s 511 road information app
The Virginia Department of Transportation has upgraded its 511 road information app, which now includes turn-by-turn navigation, the VDOT ...
No growth in FY17 for Highway Trust Fund excise tax receipts
Government receipts from all excise taxes in the Highway Trust Fund showed no overall growth in the federal fiscal ...
TxDOT to seek contractors for $500 million US 183 expansion
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced that the state Transportation Commission has given the approval for TxDOT to ...
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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
Volvo unveils new VNX Series trucks designed for heaviest of heavy-haul duties
Engineer reported but ‘not concerned’ about cracking in Miami bridge before deadly collapse; no road closure for stress testing also at issue
Ford teases new off-road and electric SUVs, hybrid pickup in truck-heavy preview of product line revamp
22 tons tip over on a tiny jack
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