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Construction company called out for substandard concrete

Brian Ethridge - Oct 15, 2014

Construction company called out for substandard concrete

The state of Idaho is not happy with the construction company replacing two Interstate-90 bridges because it's using substandard concrete in portions of the project. Luckily routine quality controls by the Idaho Transportation Department discovered the problem before it's late. The columns holding ...

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PHOTOS: Idaho Transportation Department's first design-build project wins engineering excellence award

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 30, 2014

PHOTOS: Idaho Transportation Department's first design-build project wins engineering excellence award

An Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) project completed last year has received an engineering excellence award. The agency announced Tuesday that the reconstruction of Idaho 44 from Linder Road to Ballantyne Lane -- its first design-build project -- won an award from ...

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Weirdest U.S. Driving Laws

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Sep 02, 2013

Weirdest U.S. Driving Laws

Don’t run red lights or stop signs. Stay on your side if there are double lines. These are all laws we know and hopefully abide by – but what about these crazy rules? Many states have outlawed texting while driving. But ...

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Doosan Portable Power names Contractor’s Equipment Supply as dealer

Amanda Bayhi - May 15, 2013

Doosan Portable Power names Contractor’s Equipment Supply as dealer

Doosan Portable Power has named Contractor’s Equipment Supply (CESCO) as an authorized dealer. Headquartered in Meridian, Idaho, CESCO has three locations throughout Idaho--Meridian, McCall and Jerome--and serves customers in southern Idaho and Malheur County, Oregon. The company serves several markets, including residential ...

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And the Idaho road you drove in on

John Latta - Apr 03, 2013

And the Idaho road you drove in on

Idaho will now let extra-heavy trucks roam the state’s non-freeway routes. State Governor Otter has signed legislation approving the monster trucks, according to The Spokesman-Review. He’s tossed a couple of caveats into the decisions, but nevertheless trucks closing in on 130,000 pounds ...

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Construction firms plan to hire, not cut, workers

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Jan 25, 2011

More construction firms are planning to hire workers this year than are planning to make layoffs, according to a survey released by the Associated General Contractors of America and Navigant. While 55 percent of firms laid off staff and only 20 ...

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