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Debt Deal Passes: What’s in it for Contractors?
The agreement to avoid U.S. debt default has a few perks for contractors.
June 2, 2023
AGC Survey: Highway Work Zones Getting More Dangerous for Workers, Motorists
Over 50% of highway construction firms reported having experienced a work zone motor vehicle crash in the past year.
June 2, 2023
New Oklahoma Law is First to Require Work Zone Safety for Teen Drivers
To get a driver's license, teens must take the free, 30-minute online course.
May 31, 2023
Supreme Court Cuts Back Wetlands Rules; Construction Groups Cheer
Construction associations say the ruling will clear up confusion and speed up infrastructure and other construction projects.
May 25, 2023
Caution, "Snow Beast" at Work! – Watch Wyoming's New Massive Snowblower
The Larue T80 can blow 5,000 tons of snow an hour and runs on a 755-horsepower Cat engine.
May 22, 2023
Cat Debuts its Most Powerful Road Reclaimers, the RM600 & RM800
The models can pulverize old roads and mix the reclaimed asphalt with the underlying base to stabilize deteriorated roads.
May 19, 2023
Elon Musk’s Vegas Loop Wins Approval for 25-Mile Expansion
Underground Tesla tunnels being built in Las Vegas by Musk’s Boring Co. will be able to reach more areas along The Strip.
May 12, 2023
Indiana Joins States Legalizing Speed Cameras in Work Zones
Violators face a civil penalty if they are caught driving 11 mph or more over the speed limit at a highway worksite.
May 10, 2023
Asphalt on California Highway Made with Used Printer Cartridges
The plastic was melted for the asphalt mix's binder and has withstood a flood and heavy truck traffic, researchers say.
May 5, 2023
Highway Contract Awards Keep Hitting Record Levels, ARTBA Reports
The latest first-quarter increase comes after last year’s record annual awards for highway and bridge contracts.
May 1, 2023
“Excavator Ballet”: Time-Lapse Video of Utah Bridge Demolition and Slide
A 5-million-pound bridge was slid 110 feet, marking one of the longest slides in Utah's accelerated bridge construction program.
April 27, 2023
LeeBoy Reveals Electric Commercial-Class Asphalt Paver
LeeBoy collaborated with GM for the prototype 8520C E-Paver's electric-drive engine.
April 26, 2023
Automated Speed Cameras in Work Zones Adopted in 3 More States
The revved-up enforcement, designed to stem the tide of rising deadly crashes, comes with tight restrictions.
April 20, 2023
Advanced Compaction: OEMs Making Great Strides with Rollers
Compaction monitoring devices, all-electric power and features for easier operation are among the new technologies for ride-on compactors.
April 19, 2023
NTSB: Driver in Work-Zone Crash That Killed 6 Workers was Speeding
The car spun out of control and entered an opening in the concrete barriers, striking six highway workers.
April 14, 2023
National Work Zone Awareness Week Follows Deadly Crash
The annual event April 17-21 comes less than a month after six highway workers were killed in a crash on I-695 in Maryland.
April 14, 2023
With RTDensity, Rollers Can Be Retrofitted to Measure Asphalt Density in Real Time
The device can be installed on any vibratory steel-drum roller in about an hour to determine pavement quality in real time.
April 13, 2023
“Self-Healing Asphalt” on I-40 Deemed a Success in Oklahoma
The mixture has prevented cracks and kept a repaved highway section smooth for over a decade.
April 10, 2023
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Video: Takeuchi's First Wheeled Excavator for the U.S., the TB395W
It boasts the same power as a tracked model but with higher travel speed on- and off-road – and it has a double boom.
Develon Rolls Out its Largest Excavator, the DX1000LC-7
“The Minidozer”: A Closer Look at Movex’s Tiny, Remote-Control Crawler
Deere Adds Three Models to P-Tier Compact Wheel Loader Line
Video: Hyundai's R18E Electric Mini Excavator Getting Ready for Market
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