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Diesel fuel price updates stop during government shutdown

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 15, 2013

Diesel fuel price updates stop during government shutdown

No more diesel fuel price updates will be posted until the federal government reopens. Better Roads usually shares highlights from the weekly diesel fuel price report presented by our sister site, Aggregates Manager. However, Aggregates Manager reported yesterday that the U.S. Energy Information ...

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Randall-Reilly publications finalists for multiple ASBPE awards

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 17, 2013

Randall-Reilly publications finalists for multiple ASBPE awards

Better Roads and sister publications Aggregates Manager, Commercial Carrier Journal and Overdrive--all Randall-Reilly publications--last week were named finalists for a combined total of eight Digital and Print Azbee Awards from the American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE). Better Roads is ...

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GUEST BLOG: What the re-election of President Obama, Republican House majority, Democratic Senate majority means for the construction industry

Contributed - Nov 12, 2012

GUEST BLOG: What the re-election of President Obama, Republican House majority, Democratic Senate majority means for the construction industry

During the 2012 presidential campaign, President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney gave relative lip service to the subject of rebuilding America’s faltering infrastructure. Rather than positioning infrastructure as an integral part of the nation’s fabric, both treated construction funding ...

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Top construction industry editor inducted into Construction Writers Association Hall of Fame

Staff Report - Nov 07, 2012

Top construction industry editor inducted into Construction Writers Association Hall of Fame

During its annual Grand Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., the Construction Writers Association (CWA) inducted Randall-Reilly Construction Media Editorial Director Marcia Gruver Doyle into its Hall of Fame. This highly prestigious award is presented to select individuals who exemplify true ...

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Tier 4: Will tough regulations make construction equipment resale a quarantine market?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 07, 2012

Tier 4: Will tough regulations make construction equipment resale a quarantine market?

There has been much ado about the Tier 4 final regulations that are coming down coming the pike and what it is going to mean for the used construction equipment market.  With Tier 4 interim standards currently in effect, there ...

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Is highway infrastructure better than we think?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 19, 2012

Is highway infrastructure better than we think?

Is highway infrastructure in better shape than we think? According to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), America’s highways are getting safer and smoother. However, despite heavy subsidies, public transportation infrastructures are falling apart. The report found that only 11 percent ...

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Nebraska releases 2013 Surface Transportation Program

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 10, 2012

Nebraska Department of Roads’ Director Monty Fredrickson, on July 9 released the state's fiscal year 2013 Surface Transportation Program. The 2013 State Highway System program is published at $372 million and is funded from state and federal highway user taxes and ...

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House passes transportation bill to extend highway program through 2014

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 29, 2012

The House on June 29 approved legislation that will extend federal highway programs through 2014, a low interest rate on student loans for one year, and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years, according to a report from The ...

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Ohio DOT gets creative with revenue generation

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 07, 2012

Ohio DOT gets creative with revenue generation

Finding new ways to generate revenue is always a challenge, but the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is taking on the challenge – and getting creative. In an effort to generate millions of dollars for the construction of some of the ...

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How one public works department developed a spec to use recycled aggregate which allows for construction waste — including toilets

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 07, 2012

How one public works department developed a spec to use recycled aggregate which allows for construction waste — including toilets

Recycling has reached a new level for the transportation construction industry.   The Public Works Department of the city of Bellingham, Wash., pushed the limits of recycled materials use with a street project that included 400 old toilets incorporated into concrete. ...

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Conexpo-Con/AGG 2014

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Event: Start Date: 03/04/14End Date: 03/08/14Phone: (800) 867-6060 Web: www.conexpoconagg.com

Granite Construction named as one ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Granite Construction Inc. has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies. Granite says it made the list by setting the industry standard for its commitment to bettering the communities in which it works, ...

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