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With lack of transportation funding, highway contractors shift to other fields

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 27, 2013

With lack of transportation funding, highway contractors shift to other fields

The recent drop in transportation infrastructure spending has some highway contractors moving to other fields such and energy exploration, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The highway construction industry lost more than 2 million workers during the recession, ...

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Safer Road Construction Sites: Yes, we can.

Better Roads Staff - May 07, 2013

Safer Road Construction Sites: Yes, we can.

By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com   A whole lot of highway contractors who work on our roads want to see tougher laws, fines and legal penalties for moving violations in work zones and more frequent safety training for workers on these jobs. This information ...

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68 percent of highway contractors had vehicle crash into work zone

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 26, 2012

Sixty-eight percent of the nation’s highway contractors had motor vehicles crash into their construction work zones during the past year, according to the results of a new highway work zone study conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). ...

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Highway Contractor

Brooke Wisdom - Sep 01, 2010

Highway Contractor

Keep Following the Money There’s work to be had for highway contractors, say Stimulus analysts. By Mike Anderson Understanding it can be a long old row to hoe from Washington to your local jobsite, Stimulus funds have been and are still available for ...

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Three SITECH dealers established to serve Texas, Oklahoma heavy, highway contractors

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 14, 2010

Trimble announced today that SITECH Texoma, SITECH Tejas and SITECH Southeast Texas have been established to serve heavy and highway contractors in Texas and Oklahoma. The three SITECH Technology Dealers join the premier network of SITECH dealerships — the first ...

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Financial District: Home Sweet Homes

Brooke Wisdom - Jan 01, 2010

Financial District:  Home Sweet Homes

Residential market shows signs of life – and that may be a little good news for highway contractors At last, residential market activity is improving. It is possible this uptick may have the power to pull some of the contractors who ...

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