More Articles for South Carolina

South Carolina DOT could start selling roads to local agencies

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 22, 2014

South Carolina DOT could start selling roads to local agencies

South Carolina could start selling state roads to local governments -- giving control of more than 20,000 miles of roads roads to local agencies -- as soon as next year. Related: TxDOT makes significant changes to road maintenance transfer plan The state House’s ...

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10 States with the Worst Drivers

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 19, 2013

10 States with the Worst Drivers

When I’m driving, if someone cuts me off, I’ll momentarily think, “These are some of the worst drivers!” Now, that’s a bit melodramatic. But for drivers in 10 states, that statement isn’t too far from the truth. CarInsuranceComparison.com released a report on ...

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Creepy plates

John Latta - Jun 26, 2013

Creepy plates

Drones. NSA phone spying. License tags. This has to be a story that will set fire to some heated conversations. South Carolina is considering switching from metal license plates to e-tags. So the plate (actually electronic paper) could suddenly read STOLEN if ...

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Contributed Story: Holland Surveyors founder launches road slope measurement tool with Fowler Wyler Inclinometer

Contributed - May 24, 2013

Contributed Story: Holland Surveyors founder launches road slope measurement tool with Fowler Wyler Inclinometer

Fowler Wyler Clinotronic Plus enables land survey company’s Accu-Slope product to improve measurement accuracy and speed The Challenge About eight years ago, Holland Surveyors served as a road survey subcontractor to paving companies with the South Carolina State Department of Transportation’s (DOT) ...

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APWA Snow Conference: From Impacts to Education

Contributed - Apr 08, 2013

APWA Snow Conference: From Impacts to Education

A multi-million-dollar road project produces the tools for a traveling teaching system in South Carolina. Educators believe that show-and-tell is a good way to educate children. Many elementary and middle school students are experiencing both show and tell in their study ...

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JM Wood truck and equipment auction

Katie Wood - Apr 20, 2011

JM Wood Auction Company is hosting a gigantic one-day auction Thursday, April 21, 2011. The auction is in Columbia, South Carolina, and begins at 8 a.m. CST. Online bidding is also available. Auction includes trucks, construction and forestry. Click here for more ...

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Terex names new district manager for Great Lakes

- Jun 18, 2010

Terex Roadbuilding named Agustin "Gus" Luis, Jr., as the company's new district manager in the Great Lakes region. Luis will be responsible for sales, training and dealer development in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Michigan. With the addition of Luis, Terex divided ...

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Ohio couple wins Yokohama tire giveaway

- Jun 18, 2010

Ohio couple wins Yokohama tire giveaway

An Ohio couple took home ten Yokohama Zenvironment tires worth $5,000 after entering Yokohama'scommercial truck tire giveaway at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March in Louisville, Kentucky. Vicky Britton swiped her card at the contest's display, and she and her husband Bill ...

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CSC develops new safety training

- Jun 18, 2010

The Construction Safety Council developed a new train-the-trainer Health Hazards Awareness Program for the construction industry. Using federal funding from the Susan Harwood Training Grant, the CSC delivers a curriculum covering chemical, physical and biological hazards on the job site. The ...

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James River Equipment joins Morbark dealer network

- Jun 18, 2010

James River Equipment joined the Morbark family of dealers as the company’s newest dealer in the southern United States. James River Equipment will provide sales and service throughout its 25 locations in Virginia and the Carolinas. Former Morbark sales representatives Rodney ...

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Bergkamp names Carolina Industrial Equipment as new pothole patcher dealer

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 22, 2010

Salina, Kan.-based Bergkamp Inc. has named Carolina Industrial Equipment (CIE) as its new all-in-one Flameless Pothole Patcher dealer in North Carolina and South Carolina. CIE has built a reputation for providing long-lasting equipment solutions, training and service for municipalities and DOT’s ...

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