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Paving crew cuts power at Tucson airport
A paving crew’s mistake affected 15 flights November 3 at Tucson International Airport, according to the Arizona Daily Star. The ...
Ariz. DOT maps out highway, bridge plan for next 23 years
The Arizona Department of Transportation is seeking residents’ comments on its Tentative Long-Range Transportation Plan, which outlines state highway ...
Maine to borrow $105 million for transportation projects
Maine voters approved the issuance of $105 million worth of bonds in the November 7 election to pay for ...
Expanded LBJ Expressway in Dallas to include more toll lanes
More toll lanes could be coming to a future expanded Interstate 635 in Dallas, Texas. Work on expanding 11 miles ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
96-year-old Maine-Canada bridge closed to large commercial vehicles
Commercial vehicles weighing over 5 tons have been banned from crossing the Madawaska-Edmundston International Bridge between Maine and Canada. That ...
Ore. studded tire season begins Nov. 1, but ODOT hopes you won’t
Studded-tire season begins November 1 in Oregon, although the state’s department of transportation hopes you’ll use another method of ...
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Cat unveils its first UTVs with gas and diesel models coming Summer 2018
Cat unveils 3 20-ton Next Gen excavators: ‘Platform for the future’ boasts new hydraulic tech, remote start from phone app
3 contractors, 2 VDOT employees plead guilty to snowplow bribery
Nortrax sells seven South Florida Deere dealerships
VIDEO: Time-lapse condenses four years of construction on N.Y.’s new Cuomo Bridge
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Volvo CE intros EC27D excavator: Short-swing size with more power
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Motor grader operation remains a skill earned through training, despite advance of machine control
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Cat intros PM820, PM822, PM825 cold planers with grade control integration
by Wayne Grayson
Chevy unveils 2018 Silverado High Performance, a Corvette-inspired sport truck
by Jason Cannon
Test Drive: Mack’s refreshed Granite boosts comfort
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