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State DOTs Face Challenges Clearing Roads in Winter

To keep roads free of snow and ice in the wintertime requires the right mix of people, equipment and chemicals, two state departments of transportation explained recently — components that now also must include COVID-19 infection contingencies....


'Bumblebee' Knocks Out Tunnel for $200M Louisville Project

As work on a unique $25 million pump station wraps up, a boring machine dubbed "Bumblebee" continues carving out a 4-mi., 18-story deep tunnel in Louisville, Ky. It's all part of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District's (MSD) $200 million project to help prevent wastewater and stormwater from overflowing into the Ohio River during periods of heavy rain....


Powerscreen Provides Optimal Solution for Kentucky Quarry

As one of Kentucky's leading suppliers of Ag lime, crushed stone, aggregate and gravel, the Allen Company has been serving Clark, Fayette, Woodford, Jessamine, Garrard, Lincoln, Boyle, Jackson and Madison counties since opening its Boonesboro Quarry in 1939....


LBX Presents Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation's Yes, Mamm! Program With a $72,500 Donation

LBX Company LLC, Lexington, Ky., presented the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation's Yes, Mamm! Program with a check for $72,500. Yes, Mamm! provides services and assistance to breast cancer patients and survivors in Kentucky....


Kenworth and T880s Meet the Challenge of Charah Solutions

When Charah Solutions challenged Kenworth to meet its tough truck application specifications, the result was a success for its operations. "We had a wide range and mix of manufacturers' trucks at different sites....


Bridge to Nowhere … Long-Finished Span May Open Soon

Five years after Virginia's tallest twin bridges were completed across challenging terrain, they remain closed to traffic — but that may be changing soon. The Virginia Department of Transportation hopes to open the Route 460 Connector bridge that spans Grassy Creek in Buchanan County, connecting southwest Virginia and eastern Kentucky, sometime in 2020....


Kentucky Receives Disaster Funds to Fix Roads, Bridges

The Trump Administration authorized disaster assistance for more than 27 Kentucky counties and cities on April 24 affected by a weather system that produced extended episodes of strong winds and torrential rain — triggering flooding, flash flooding, landslides and mudslides — between Feb....


Midwest Mole Wins Top Job at NUCA Annual Awards

Midwest Mole, an Indiana-based trenchless construction contractor, recently came home with NUCA's top 2019 trenchless construction job award and the top overall job award for their part in a wild emergency project in Kentucky....


Gehl Introduces ALT950 Large Capacity Telescopic Articulated Loader

Gehl will debut the ALT950 telescopic articulated loader for the first time at National Farm and Machinery show in Louisville, Ky. This full-sized wheel loader adds up to 17 ft. of telescopic lift height and has a tipping capacity of 10,974 lbs....


Bridging Kentucky Program Reaches Milestone

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently reached two milestones, completing work on the 100th bridge in a program aimed at repairing 1,000 bridges in the state, and awarding a $93.3 million contract to Central Bridge Company/Bizzack Construction joint venture and HDR to restore 106 more....







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