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DOT Announces $366.2M in Grants to Improve Bus Infrastructure Nationwide
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced Sept. 25, that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will award $366.2 million in grants to improve the safety and reliability of America&#... Continue Reading...

Advanced Ditch Witch Fluid Management Systems Increase HDD Productivity
The Ditch Witch organization, a Charles Machine Works Company, has updated... Continue Reading...

Load King Announces New 60-Ton Lowboy Trailer
Load King LLC's LK503/605 SS SF 60-ton (54 t) Lowboy is the newest addition to the OEM... Continue Reading...

Construction Companies Can Do More to Prevent Accidents
Construction companies have greatly improved safety but there's still much to be done. About one in ten construction-site workers are injured every year, according to the Occupational Safety an... Continue Reading...

Epiroc Extends Combi Cutter Offering
Epiroc has added two new models to its Combi Cutter range. Designed for carriers in the 20 to 30 ton (... Continue Reading...

Illinois, Georgia Earn Top Awards in National Transportation Competition
An innovative fix for a congestion-plagued interchange connecting people to some of Chicago's most popular destinations and a bikeable and walkable greenway that connects neighborhoods in Atlan... Continue Reading...


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Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters' Local 167 Refurbish Libertae House
In April, about 15 to 20 carpenters from Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters (KMLRC) Local 167 helped refurbish the Libertae Inc.... Continue Reading...

Yoder & Frey Start Preparations for 2019 Florida Auctions in Kissimmee
Yoder & Frey is already starting to receive confirmations of inventory consignments to go unde... Continue Reading...

Bridge Connecting Shore Towns to Close Until May
SEA ISLE CITY, N.J. (AP) — A bridge that connects two New Jersey shore towns will close in mid-September for about eight months for renovation.... Continue Reading...

ACI Sponsors Its Inaugural Infrastructure Conference
The first-ever Infrastructure Imperative conference will take place Nov. 13 to 15, in Cleveland, Ohio, and is being sponsored by ACI.... Continue Reading...

CC&T Now Operating as a Division of GTNJ & GTMA
GT Holdings LLC recently announced that they have acquired Construction Crane & Tractor (CC&T) based out... Continue Reading...

NYC Eyes Governors Island Transformation
The de Blasio Administration officially initiated the public review process for a rezoning of the southern half of Governors Island.... Continue Reading...


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The Latest: Georgia Nuclear Plant Gets Tentative Up Vote
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on budget overruns in construction of a Georgia nuclear power facility (all times local): 8:00 p.m.... Continue Reading...

Contractor Does What It's Supposed to Do … Then More
Superior Grading is an up and coming mid-sized grading contractor based in Liberty, S.C. The company is owned by Jeremy Petersen and is operated by a father-son team with father, ... Continue Reading...

Ritchason Auctioneers Holds Sale in Lebanon, Tennessee
On Sept. 8, 2018, Ritchason Auctioneers held another successful auction at its perm... Continue Reading...

Ritchie's Atlanta Sale Attracts Bidders From 47 Countries
Approximately 2,500 bidders participated online and in person on Sept. 12, 2018, at Ritchie Bros.&... Continue Reading...

Labor Shortage: It's Not Necessarily About Pay
A recent report from the Associated General Contractors of America notes that more than 80 percent of contractors are struggling to fill hourly craft positions or those that requir... Continue Reading...

ARDOT Team Wins 16th Annual 'Roadeo' Competition
From Sept. 4 through 6 this year, teams from 11 state departments of transportation competed in the 16th annual Southeastern Regional Equipment Operators Roadeo in Rogers, Ark., wh... Continue Reading...


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Alta Equipment Company Heads to Global Finals of Volvo Construction Equipment Masters Competition
Alta Equipment Company is sending three service technicians to the global finals of the... Continue Reading...

Nitke Auction Center Sold to Hansen Auction Group
The Hansen Auction Group is excited to announce the acquisition of Nitke Auction Center in Wausau, Wisc.... Continue Reading...

IAAP Holds Annual Golf Outing
A beautiful day welcomed 180 golfers to IAAP's Sept. 10th Golf Outing held at Panther Creek Country Club and Piper Glen Golf Club in Springfield, Ill.... Continue Reading...

Jon Hosier Joins Don Smock as Western Indiana Sales Manager
Jon Hosier has joined Don Smock as western Indiana sales manager. Hosie... Continue Reading...

I-75 BL Closes in Pontiac to Replace Railroad Crossing
The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $690,000 to replace the railroad crossing along the I-75 BL (U.S.-24 BR/Woodward... Continue Reading...

Indiana Unveils $1B Infrastructure Investment
Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced his infrastructure agenda plan for 2019, including a new $1 billion investment in infrastructure projects.... Continue Reading...


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Work Under Way on New Crime Lab in Pendleton, Oregon
LA GRANDE, Ore. (AP) Construction has begun on the new Oregon State Police crime lab in Pendleton. The Observer reports For... Continue Reading...

Floating Crane Stars in Seattle's $350M Coleman Dock Project
The largest floating crane in western North America is now on site in Seattle, ready for its role in the rebuild of the Colman Dock facility, Washington State Ferries' largest ferry terminal.... Continue Reading...

RDO Equipment Hosts Vermeer 'Rock the Iron Road Show'
Vermeer's newest horizontal directional drill (HDD) will be showcased at the Rock t... Continue Reading...

Oregon House Speaker Spurs Talks on Interstate Bridge
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek wants to sit down with Washington lawmakers before the end of the year to further discussions about replacing the Interstate Bridge... Continue Reading...

ODOT, TGM Award Planning Grants to 13 Communities
Thirteen communities across Oregon — from Ashland to Ontario — have been awarded Transportation and Growth Management Program grants to fund transportation and land use... Continue Reading...

Seattle Streetcar Construction Costs Jump to More Than $252M
SEATTLE (AP) The cost of a Seattle streetcar project previously put on hold due to rising costs has soared to $252 million.... Continue Reading...



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