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Seattle mayor chooses repair option to reopen city’s busiest bridge
Seattle’s busiest bridge, which has been closed since March 23, is now slated for repairs that are expected to open the bridge by mid-2022, according to Mayor Jenny Durkan’s office. Durkan was faced with a choice of repairing or replacing the West Seattle High-Rise Bridge. The repair is estimated to cost $47 million, while replacement […]
December 2, 2020
Virginia DOT opens state’s 2 tallest bridges
Virginia recently opened its two tallest bridges, the twin Grassy Creek Bridges, both 265 feet tall. Watch VDOT open the first phase of the bridges here.
November 25, 2020
How Spot the Robot Dog Got a Job in Construction | The Dirt #17
Boston Dynamics and Trimble leaders discuss Spot the robot dog and the future of robotics in construction on The Dirt. Watch it here on Equipment World.
November 23, 2020
Largest U.S. double-deck highway tunnel wins national award
The new 2-mile tunnel in Seattle has won the Grand Prize in the 2020 America's Transportation Awards. Read more details here on Equipment World.
November 19, 2020
Bobcat Packed Enough Power Into the New E60 To Replace 2 Excavators
Bobcat's latest rollout in the R2 Series excavators is the E60. This new mini excavator will replace the previous generation's E55 and E63. Details here.
November 18, 2020
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‘Fire in the hole!’ Watch MaineDOT explode old bridge piers
The MaineDOT took out the piers of the old bridge between Beals Island and Jonesport with explosives. Check out the video here on Equipment World.
November 16, 2020
Upgraded Komatsu WA800-8 is Good For Your Wallet and Clock
Check out this video of Komatsu's new WA800-8 wheel loader. Designed for mining customers, this next-gen wheel loader will save you time and money. More here.
November 13, 2020
NCDOT wins first approval for out-of-sight drone bridge inspections
North Carolina DOT is the first state DOT to receive a Tactical Beyond Visual Line of Sight waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration. Read more here.
November 11, 2020
Deere Loader Expert Explains How New L-Series Provides Practically Parallel Lift
John Deere's latest utility loader line features a redesigned Z-Bar linkage and other updates to ease operation. Check out the video here on Equipment World.
November 6, 2020
Will this mining byproduct make Minnesota roads safer?
Taconite high-friction surface treatment might be a lower-cost way to reduce slipping on sharp road curves in rural Minnesota. Watch video on Equipment World.
November 6, 2020
Virginia’s largest ever infrastructure project involves tunnel boring machine
Construction for Virginia's Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion is underway. Watch VDOT explain the tunnel boring process here on Equipment World.
November 5, 2020
Hummer EV is The New Torque King of Pickups …Or is it?
With the unveiling of the 2022 GMC Hummer EV, we’ve got the introduction of another electric pickup and another instance of wondering aloud “How much of a truck is this thing?” That’s what we’re trying to answer in the video below. More importantly, we look at how to properly compare torque ratings between combustion engine […]
November 3, 2020
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Dealer’s stolen CTL tracked down on Facebook
The Kubota SVL75-2 compact track loader was gone. “There was a gaping hole where the machine was sitting,” relates Neil Messick. co-owner of Messick’s Farm Equipment, an agricultural/construction/landscaping dealer based in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. Security videos showed thieves loading the CTL on to a trailer. But the police had few leads.
November 2, 2020
2021 Chevy Silverado HD: Better towing, new Carhartt Special Edition
Like their smaller, half-ton siblings in the Chevrolet truck lineup, the changes coming to the Bowtie’s 2021 heavy duty trucks are not groundbreaking. However, there are several smaller updates to know about and at least two other more interesting changes to look forward to in this model year including improved towing and a new Carhartt […]
October 28, 2020
New Cat D9 Dozer Replaces D9T, Lowers Maintenance Costs
Cat has replaced the D9T with the new D9. As a next generation dozer, there are some foundational changes to the structure of this machine to discuss, but most of what’s new focuses on reducing O&O costs, including a new torque converter and maintenance improvements. As we’ve discussed several times over the last year […]
October 26, 2020
Final state bridge replaced following Nebraska’s floods of 2019
A year and a half after catastrophic flooding took out 27 bridges on Nebraska’s State Highway System, the last of the damaged spans has been replaced.
October 26, 2020
What it’s like to play Pac-Man with remote control skid steers
Caterpillar built the largest game of Pac-Man ever played. Remote control skid steers took the place of Pac-Man and the ghosts and a giant trench maze replaced the arcade cabinet. In this video, two players explain what it was like to play this classic video game in real life—at massive scale. Plus, we give you […]
October 22, 2020
How Cat Built a GIANT Trench Maze for Real Life Pac-Man!
Cat just built the largest game of Pac-Man ever played. Remote control skid steers took the place of Pac-Man and the ghosts, and a giant trench maze replaced the arcade cabinet. Incredibly, a single Cat 336 dug the whole maze. How? We’ve got all the details. Check out our behind the scenes video. And if […]
October 20, 2020
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Construction Starts: When Will the Post-Pandemic Road to Recovery Be Complete?
The overall U.S. economy is expected to rebound by the first half of the year, but the construction industry's recovery doesn't look as bright. Details here.
Video: Volvo Excavator Prototypes Reveal Formidable Strength in Electric Development
How to Determine the Resale Value of Your Used Machine
Large and in Charge: This CTL Sets the New Standard For Kubota
The Latest Report Card For U.S. Roads Is In... And It's Not Pretty
Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
2021 Fleet Technology Trend Report
The latest Fleet Trends Report shows that fleets continued to leverage technology to build resilience and improve their business performance.