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Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Brian Ethridge - Sep 05, 2014

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Road safety is always a concern, regardless of where you live. The good news is road fatalities across the United States are down 23 percent since 2005. The bad news: road fatalities still happen far too often. Michael Sivak, research professor ...

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GOP senators predict Highway Trust Fund solution

Brian Ethridge - Sep 02, 2014

GOP senators predict Highway Trust Fund solution

  Senators John Boozman (R-Ark.) and James Inhofe (R-Okla.) have predicted a long-term solution to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). They predict lawmakers will come up with an idea to fund U.S. transportation projects beyond the gas tax. “Coming up between now and ...

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Construction worker killed while laying asphalt

Brian Ethridge - Aug 19, 2014

Construction worker killed while laying asphalt

John Garner, 52, was killed while construction crews were laying asphalt in Batesville, Arkansas. Authorities say Garner was helping with the construction when a piece of equipment flipped and rolled on top of him. The accident took place at the intersection of ...

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Logging truck wrecks near bridge construction site; Crash kills 2 workers, injures 19

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 04, 2014

Logging truck wrecks near bridge construction site; Crash kills 2 workers, injures 19

A crash near a bridge construction site in Clinton, Ark. resulted in the death of two workers and left 19 injured, the Associated Press reports. The driver of a logging truck lost control of his vehicle after a tire blew out. ...

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Arkansas HTD begins using custom weather forecasting service

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 28, 2014

Arkansas HTD begins using custom weather forecasting service

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) will soon start using a weather forecasting service that will allow the agency to monitor weather conditions without the need to rely solely on outside weather services, according to an Associated Press report. The ...

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Beware of these 10 haunted roads in the U.S. and England

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 30, 2013

Beware of these 10 haunted roads in the U.S. and England

Around Halloween each year, talk of haunted sites seems to become more prevalent. Those haunted sites may involve haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted asylums and more. Of course, we can’t forget about the haunted roads. Sure, you’ve probably heard of headless horseman ...

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TRIP: Arkansas roads, bridges face increasing deterioration

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 08, 2010

More than one-third of Arkansas’ major roads are deteriorated, 23 percent of the state’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, urban traffic congestion is mounting and the traffic fatality rate is among the highest in the nation. This is according ...

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TRIP report released tomorrow on Arkansas surface transportation system

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 07, 2010

TRIP will release a new report that evaluates the current condition, use and funding of Arkansas' surface transportation system at a news conference in Little Rock tomorrow at 10 a.m. CDT. The report, “Future Mobility in Arkansas: Meeting the State’s Need for ...

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Clifford Power Systems now a mobile generator dealer for Doosan Portable Power

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 06, 2010

Doosan Portable Power has named Clifford Power Systems of Tulsa, Okla., an authorized dealer of its Ingersoll Rand-branded line of mobile generators for Oklahoma, Arkansas and the Austin and San Antonio areas of Texas. Clifford Power Systems is a full-service company ...

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