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Time-Lapse Videos: Innovative Bridge Lowering, Bridge Slide in W.Va.
A 1.72-million-pound bridge is lowered onto barges, and workers use Dawn dish liquid to slide a new bridge into place. Watch here.
January 30, 2023
California Gets Emergency Federal Funding to Repair Flood Damage
The state works to recover from a series of atmospheric rivers that dropped heavy rain and snow and caused flooding and mudslides.
January 30, 2023
More Pavement Made with Recycled Asphalt, NAPA Reports
In 2021, the average percentage of reclaimed asphalt pavement used in asphalt mixtures rose to 22% – up from 15.6% in 2009.
January 26, 2023
Volvo Rolls Out Its First Electric Asphalt Compactor
The DD25 Electric double-drum compactor, which will officially be unveiled at ConExpo 2023, is designed for small compaction jobs.
January 24, 2023
NC Wins Grant to Replace Old Swing Bridge Near Outer Banks
The 60-year-old Alligator River Bridge leads to traffic backups when it opens for boats – and 99-mile detours when it breaks down.
January 16, 2023
Videos: Road, Emergency Crews Scramble after California Storms
Videos taken across the state show the daunting tasks facing transportation and emergency crews amid destructive winter storms.
January 13, 2023
Big Bridges Get Billions in 2023 from Infrastructure Law
The largest grant goes for a bridge between Kentucky and Ohio that was the scene of a fiery crash in 2020 and closed for months.
January 6, 2023
New Rules on Long-Eared Bat, Ditches Likely to Affect Roadbuilding
Contractors groups criticize stricter environmental regulations heading into 2023.
January 4, 2023
Top Roadbuilding Equipment of 2022: U.S.-Made Pavers. A One-Person Cold Planer ...
Dynapac unleashed its first U.S.-made highway-class paver. Wirtgen rolled out a "one-person" milling machine. And several OEMs unveiled electric compactors.
January 2, 2023
Over 1,000 Exhibitors Set for World of Concrete 2023
The concrete industry's largest trade show will exhibit the latest products and innovations on more than 700,000 square feet Jan. 17-19.
December 30, 2022
Cut, Mill Roads with FAE’s New Asphalt Shredders for Skid Steers, CTLs
These new attachments can mill asphalt and concrete roads as well as cut into pavement for installing utility lines.
December 29, 2022
Fern Hollow Bridge’s Rapid Rebuild Nears Completion
The new bridge could open by the end of December, less than a year after the Pittsburgh bridge collapsed with five vehicles on it.
December 19, 2022
Work Begins on $1.6B Southeast Connector for Fort Worth Area
The widening and reconstruction project will be the largest in the history of TxDOT's Fort Worth District.
December 12, 2022
“Oscar the Oscillator” – N. America’s Largest – Drills Shafts for Oregon Bridge (Video)
The 100-ton oscillator – the largest in North America – simultaneously pushes and rotates shafts 200 feet down under a river so the bridge can withstand earthquakes.
December 9, 2022
4 Workers Severely Burned by Liquid Asphalt on Crack Sealing Job
Three of the four have been released from a burn unit, where one remains.
December 8, 2022
Which States Have the Best and Worst Bridge Ratings in 2022?
Find the answers in Equipment World's annual Better Roads Bridge Inventory, which gives a detailed look at the nation's bridge conditions.
December 5, 2022
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 more than 25,000 federal highway and bridge projects are benefitting from the $1.2 trillion infrastructure funding.
November 28, 2022
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Heavy Equipment Operator Salary & Benefits: 2023 Report
Why do contractors struggle to attract talent? Operators and managers overwhelmingly agree on this factor.
Video: Takeuchi's First Wheeled Excavator for the U.S., the TB395W
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
Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
Challenges in Asset and Equipment Management
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