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Contractors from Utah, Texas, Indiana, Connecticut Receive 2022 ARTBA National Contractor Safety Awards

Transportation construction companies from four states were recognized Sept. 26 for their outstanding employee safety programs during the American Road & Transportation Builders Association's (ARTBA) Annual Convention, held in Nashville, Tenn....


Texas AGC Lauds Record $85B in Funding

When the Texas Department of Transportation and Gov. Greg Abbott recently announced the approval of a record $85 billion in construction funding as part of a 10-year plan to upgrade and maintain highways and transportation systems, it gave the Lone Star state a large influx of funding that will help put many contractors to work over the next decade....


Texas Spending Millions of Dollars On Corridor Upgrades

Texas is taking another step forward in providing safe, long-distance travel options for bicyclists and pedestrians after TxDOT received $25 million in federal funds to expand two trail corridors in northeast Texas and El Paso....


Texas Approves $24M for New Flood Projects

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has announced financial assistance totaling $24,410,000 for water and flood projects across the state. The TWDB is the state agency charged with collecting and disseminating water-related data, assisting with regional water and flood planning, and preparing the state water and flood plans....


Officials Tour Potential Sites for 70-Mi. Flood Solution

Sen. Ted Cruz, Congressman Randy Weber and State Rep. Mayes Middleton met with leadership from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to visit possible construction sites for the coastal barrier known as the Ike Dike....


D.L. Lennon Starts Loop 286 Project in Paris, Texas District

A project to close four crossovers on State Loop 286 around Paris, Texas, began on Aug. 22. The contractor, D.L. Lennon, was awarded 64 working days, weather permitting, to complete this project valued at more than $825,000....


Bartlett Cocke to Construct Entergy Texas' New Facility

Entergy Texas employees assigned to the Chevyland Service Center near I-10 in Beaumont will soon have a new facility. The Texas Department of Transportation plans to acquire the property where the service center is located for the I-10/U.S....


CraneWorks Hires GM for Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth Locations

CraneWorks Inc., recently announced that Eric Rhodes has joined the company as general manager, leading the Houston headquarters and Dallas Fort Worth field office. He possesses a broad background in several key industries that CraneWorks serves, including transmission & distribution, oil & gas and construction....


Compact Construction Adds New Wichita Falls Location

Compact Construction Equipment LLC, the authorized Bobcat equipment dealer in south, central and west Texas, opened the doors of its 14th authorized dealership operating as Bobcat of Wichita Falls on Aug....


McCarthy Construction Utilizes Liquid Nitrogen in Concrete Mix

Medical facilities, especially those specializing in cancer treatment and research, pose unique construction challenges. Even more when construction takes place during a heat wave and in the face of post-pandemic supply-chain delays....







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