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PHOTOS: Ohio DOT’s plow operators share their extreme winter weather stories

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 31, 2014

PHOTOS: Ohio DOT’s plow operators share their extreme winter weather stories

Continuing our extreme winter weather snow and ice stories coverage, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) shared with Better Roads some of its photos from the extreme winter weather during the polar vortex at the beginning of this month. Much of ...

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A frozen over meter doesn't mean you're off the hook from paying

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 06, 2014

A frozen over meter doesn't mean you're off the hook from paying

Think you’ve caught a lucky break if the buttons on the parking meter you pull up to are frozen and stuck? If you’re in the City of Columbus, Ohio, you can think again. Instead of getting free parking, city officials are ...

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Ohio updates 'Move Over Law' to protect highway workers

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 11, 2013

Ohio updates 'Move Over Law' to protect highway workers

The Ohio General Assembly passed a bill on Wednesday to protect crews working on the state’s roadways. The measure, Senate Bill 137, updates Ohio’s “Move Over Law,” now requiring motorists to slow down and, if possible, move to an adjacent lane ...

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Ohio law leaves motorists in the cold

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 05, 2013

Ohio law leaves motorists in the cold

When the temperature outside is in the single digits or subzero, I like to start my car and wait a few minutes for it to get warm and toasty before I get in to drive to my destination. However, I just ...

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Vomit in a cab? You’ll pay for it!

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 11, 2013

Vomit in a cab? You’ll pay for it!

The City of Columbus, Ohio’s Vehicle for Hire Board is considering fining people who vomit in or otherwise “soil” a cab after drinking too much, The Columbus Dispatch reports. An exception would most likely be made for kids and ill people ...

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Ohio DOT, municipalities to save big on road salt this winter

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 11, 2013

Ohio DOT, municipalities to save big on road salt this winter

The Ohio Department of Transportation and municipalities across the state can expect to save about $5 million on road salt costs this winter. That’s because, according to a Columbus Dispatch report, the cost of road salt dropped this year to an ...

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Construction equipment battery explodes, closing police HQ

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 25, 2013

Construction equipment battery explodes, closing police HQ

The battery in a piece of construction equipment located in the lobby of Columbus, Ohio, police headquarters exploded last night, causing the building to be evacuated and streets in the Downtown Columbus area to be shut down for about 5 ...

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Ohio DOT awards $10.5 million for mobility improvements, transportation restoration

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 29, 2013

Ohio DOT awards $10.5 million for mobility improvements, transportation restoration

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) last week announced $10.5 million in grants to help fund 20 projects aimed at improving mobility and restoring transportation history. The funding, part of ODOT’s Transportation Alternative Program, will go toward community projects for non-motorized ...

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KPI-JCI hosts crushing and screening PRO Service training event

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 22, 2011

KPI-JCI hosts crushing and screening PRO Service training event

KPI-JCI recently held an onsite, hands-on crushing and screening PRO Service Training Event at the Johnson Crushers International, Inc. plant that drew 30 participants from the United States and abroad. Fifteen representatives from eight dealerships attended the training session, including Mine ...

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Cat shows 3 series: Compact track loader, mini excavators, and skid steer and multi-terrain loaders

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 20, 2011

Cat shows 3 series: Compact track loader, mini excavators, and skid steer and multi-terrain loaders

Caterpillar is showcasing its new 259B3 Series compact track loader, new D Series mini excavators, and new B3 Series skid steer and multi-terrain loaders at the World of Concrete 2011 being held Jan. 18-21 in Las Vegas. The products can be ...

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No rebound until 2013, says PCA's Sullivan

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 20, 2011

No rebound until 2013, says PCA's Sullivan

by Marcia Gruver Doyle, Editorial Director, Equipment World Don’t expect construction to significant rebounds until 2013, said Ed Sullivan, Portland Cement Association chief economist, during his annual forecast at the World of Concrete today.  “While it’s clear the economy is  gathering ...

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Special product report: C-Series excavators from Case Construction Equipment

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 20, 2011

Special product report: C-Series excavators from Case Construction Equipment

Case takes on the fuel efficiency challenge once again, and adds a nifty monitor by Marcia Gruver Doyle, Editorial Director, Equipment World When Case set about to up their game with its C Series excavators, it knew the immediate challenge would be ...

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