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- Apr 19, 2012

It’s a small group of mostly niche players that supplies commercial-class asphalt pavers to the ...

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In Court: Road contractor’s...

- Apr 15, 2012

“Abnormally dangerous activities” are subject to special legal principles. According to the doctrine of abnormally dangerous activities, some activities, under certain conditions, may be so hazardous they result in strict liability. Though one who carries on an abnormally dangerous ...

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Iowa Overlay: Concrete on...

- Jan 03, 2012

Oak Crest Hill Road South East in Johnson County, Iowa, appears to be just a typical farm-to-market secondary road. But being one of 11 Iowa highway “stimulus” projects worth, in total, $13.7 million, makes it a little ...

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Special Report: Forward...

- Jan 03, 2012

The mass may be smaller and the velocity may be slower than desired, but the rock is rolling in the right direction. For a downloadable PDF of this report, which includes pie charts and breakout boxes with trends, ...

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SNEAK PEEK: ‘Another Testing...

- Jan 03, 2012

For the full forecast and analysis from Better Roads Editor-in-Chief John Latta, see the January 2012 print edition of Better Roads. It’s frustrating (again) to have to say it, but it appears that this new year will offer us ...

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- Dec 15, 2011

In order to adequately support Maine’s existing industries and provide for additional economic growth, ...

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Martin Marietta proposes...

- Dec 12, 2011

Raleigh, N.C.-based Martin Marietta Materials approached Birmingham, Ala.-based Vulcan Materials Co., the nation’s top aggregate producer, with an unsolicited offer to take over the company with a stock-for-stock transaction. If this hostile takeover were approved, it would create a ...

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- Dec 01, 2011

The Congestion Problem: Texas Transportation Institute identifies the worst stretches of highway that you can ...

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- Nov 07, 2011

Scientists at the University of California, Riverside’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CERT) have ...

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Building and Construction...

- Nov 07, 2011

Statement of President of Building and Construction Trades Department Mark H. Ayerson on the defeat of infrastructure legislation in the U.S. Senate: As the national unemployment rate for the American construction industry increased to 13.9% in October, it ...

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