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Wirtgen Brings Enclosed “Comfort” Cabs to Compact Milling Machines
Wirtgen says the F-Series compact cold planers are the first in their class size in the industry to have enclosed cabins.
December 2, 2022
The 20 Largest Road Projects Funded by Infrastructure Law
ARTBA reports 25,000 federal highway and bridge projects are benefitting from the $1.2 trillion infrastructure funding.
November 28, 2022
Contractors Plead Guilty in Bribery, Bid Rigging Scheme at Caltrans
A former Caltrans official took more than $800,000 in bribes paid by contractors who submitted sham bids to win contracts.
November 17, 2022
Construction Materials Now Subject to Buy America Rules for Infrastructure
Five categories of construction materials must now be made in America to be allowed on projects funded by the $1.2 trillion infrastructure law.
November 14, 2022
New Interactive Map Pinpoints Infrastructure Law Spending
Find out the plans currently underway in your state by infrastructure category.
November 11, 2022
More States Paving Roads with Plastic Bottles in Asphalt Mixes
In areas as diverse as Oahu and Staten Island, departments of transportation are paving roads with asphalt mixed with recycled plastic.
November 10, 2022
Work Resumes on Harbor Bridge After TxDOT, Developer Reach Agreement
The developer, a joint venture of Flatiron and Dragados, was issued a notice of default in August over safety concerns.
November 4, 2022
How Contractors Rapidly Reopened Sanibel Causeway After Hurricane Ian (Video)
The only land link to Sanibel Island was cut off by the storm. Here's how it was restored ahead of schedule.
November 3, 2022
Video: Two Blasts Take Down 91-Year-Old Kentucky Bridge
Built in the era of Model A Fords, the old bridge had become obsolete and was replaced in August with a modern span.
October 30, 2022
Worker Dies in Bridge Collapse During Concrete Pour in Missouri
Four workers were caught in the collapse, three of whom were able to escape with minor injuries.
October 26, 2022
Pittsburgh Project Wins Top National Transportation Award
Reconnecting a Pittsburgh neighborhood cut off by an interstate built in the 1950s is the Grand Prize winner for the America’s Transportation Awards.
October 24, 2022
Temporary Repairs to Sanibel Causeway Completed Ahead of Schedule
A Florida contractor repaired the Sanibel Causeway, which breeched in five sections during Hurricane Ian, in 15 days. See the before and after photos.
October 21, 2022
Rural Roads, Bridges Falling Behind – See How States Rank
Rural roads and bridges see disproportionately higher crash and fatality rates and face a $180 billion repair backlog, TRIP reports.
October 19, 2022
$60B for Roads, Bridges Released – See How Much Your State Gets
A second year of funding from the $1.2 trillion infrastructure law for roads and bridges is headed to the states.
October 17, 2022
Widening I-26 in S.C. Between Charleston, Columbia Kicked Off
The project is estimated to cost $2 billion and take years to complete.
October 14, 2022
New Potomac River Bridge Finished 3 Months Ahead of Schedule
The $463 million Nice-Middleton Bridge provides a U.S. 301 link between Maryland and Virginia.
October 12, 2022
From Mill to Mat: Watch a Demo of BOMAG Paving Trains
The company demonstrated its asphalt products at its plant in S.C. to show it does more than compaction. Check out the video here.
October 10, 2022
Hurricane Ian Recovery: FDOT Announces Plans to Reopen Bridges to Cut-Off Islands
Progress is being made on restoring land access to island communities in Florida isolated by the Category 4 storm.
October 5, 2022
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Test Run of Komatsu’s -11 Excavators Equipped with iMC 2.0
Find out what it's like to run the models equipped with semi-automatic operation technology. Watch Bryan Furnace's test run on The Dirt.
Caterpillar Reveals its First Battery-Powered Mining Truck (Video)
Tough & Techy: Cat Launches New 41-Ton 340 Excavator
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