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Ford marks 35 years by adding even more customer-driven options to its F-650 and F-750 Medium Duty trucks and E-Series cutaway and stripped chassis. "We are just as passionate about the success of our customers' businesses as they are," said Mark Buzzell, Ford director of fleet, lease and remarketing operations.

Construction began in May 2018 on the California Department of Transportation's (Caltrans) $150.7 million Interstate 710 Pavement Rehabilitation and Bridge Widening Project, which was awarded to Flatiron Construction Corporation in February 2018. Crews have been making solid progress on the project that covers a 3.5-mi.

The 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty will tackle winter's worst weather with the heaviest snow plow rating in the segment. With the available snow plow prep package, Super Duty features a maximum 1,400-lb. snow plow rating accounting for mounting hardware, which is best-in-class for gasoline-powered trucks in the segment, and maximum 1,290 pounds which also is best-in-class for the diesel segment, according to the manufacturer.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Engineering District 3 continues to work to remedy the challenges created by above average precipitation in north central Pennsylvania. This has occurred since 2016 and has resulted in flooding in many areas.

SEA Electric has marked a turning point in its company history with the first Ford F-59 100 percent electric van in production at Ford's Detroit Chassis Plant. SEA Electric CEO Tony Fairweather said, "this is an exciting step forward for SEA Electric's global footprint and a positive result for our USA operations who are currently working towards fulfilling several orders in the pipeline." The F-59 EV is being built on a Morgan Olson walk-in van body and will be deployed in Fall, 2019 for delivery routes in the greater Detroit area with a leading package delivery company.

Interstate 5 in northern California's Siskiyou County busily hums, clanks, bangs and whirrs as work crews run big equipment and off-road vehicles in Phase II of a $57 million rehab project that runs from Mount Shasta to Dunsmuir. The activity merges machine efficiencies, modern technology and worker expertise and craftsmanship centered around maintaining the region's important transportation corridor that sees 20,000 to 30,000 car, truck and big rig use on a daily basis.

Ford recently recalled around 2 million F-150 pickup trucks across North America due to a seat belt issue, where the belts spark and ignite fires. The recall covers vehicles between 2015 and 2018, and follows an investigation from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that began in August 2018 about fires in the trucks, the Chicago Tribune reported.

 Four of North America's leading truck manufacturers have announced they will unveil new vehicles at The Work Truck Show 2018. Chevrolet Commercial Vehicles will reveal its Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD chassis cab trucks. Ford Commercial Vehicles will launch a new commercial vehicle.

Ford Motor Co. plans to build a $200 million aerodynamic testing facility in suburban Detroit. The Dearborn-based automaker announced Wednesday that the wind tunnel complex will be on 13 acres next to Ford's current Driveability Test Facility in Allen Park.

Specific payload and towing numbers released today for the new 2017 F-Series Super Duty truck – a vehicle officially unveiled late last year – result in Super Duty models that offer “more towing and hauling capability than ever before,” according to Ford Motor Co.

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. plans to build a new $1.6 billion auto assembly plant in Mexico, creating about 2,800 jobs and shifting small-car production from the U.S. at a time when moving jobs south of the border has become a major issue in the U.S.