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Paint Lights ‘Route 66 of the Future’

Paint Lights ‘Route 66 of the Future’

Thursday April 17, 2014

Tomorrow’s highway has arrived on a short stretch of a Dutch roadway where glowing green road markings have replaced street lights.


Menacing Contractor Admits Shakedown

Menacing Contractor Admits Shakedown

Thursday April 17, 2014

A 67-year-old construction contractor may spend the rest of his life in prison after admitting that he forced his employees to kick back wages and assaulted a project manager at Fort Dix in New Jersey.


OH River Bridge Slides into History

OH River Bridge Slides into History

Thursday April 17, 2014

It traveled only 55 feet, but the journey of a half-mile steel truss from its temporary piers to permanent ones has earned the Milton-Madison Bridge a place in bridge-building history.


Contractors Act to Avert Labor Pinch

Contractors Act to Avert Labor Pinch

Wednesday April 16, 2014

A new plan aims to combat a shortage of skilled construction workers by pushing legislative and regulatory reforms that would make it easier to establish career and technical training programs.


$3M+ Bridge Painting Up for Bid

$3M+ Bridge Painting Up for Bid

Wednesday April 16, 2014

The City of Seattle is seeking bids for coatings work on the Fremont Bridge—a contract estimated at $3.3 million to $3.7 million.


Dow Offers Coating to Cool Hot Apps

Dow Offers Coating to Cool Hot Apps

Thursday April 17, 2014

Dow Coating Materials has announced a new “safe touch” acrylic resin with low thermal conductivity for industrial infrastructure prone to unintended heat transfer.


Lead Makes Veneration Risky Business

Lead Makes Veneration Risky Business

Wednesday April 16, 2014

Tens of millions of Catholics in the Philippines are being warned against kissing, rubbing and other hands-on veneration of statues in the run-up to Easter, due to high amounts of lead paint found on the icons.


Retailers, PPG Sign Private-Label Deal

Retailers, PPG Sign Private-Label Deal

Tuesday April 15, 2014

An alliance of independent North American paint dealers has agreed to make PPG Industries Inc. the exclusive manufacturer of the group's premium paint brand.


Corrosion Reported on New Bay Bridge

Corrosion Reported on New Bay Bridge

Tuesday April 15, 2014

Cable sections supporting the $6.4 billion San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge are showing signs of corrosion seven months after the bridge opened to traffic, an investigation by The Sacramento Bee concludes.


Crashes Hit 45% of Work Zones

Crashes Hit 45% of Work Zones

Tuesday April 15, 2014

Nearly half of U.S. highway contractors report that their work zones were struck by motor vehicles during the past year, according to a new study by the Associated General Contractors of America. More of those crashes are killing motorists and passengers than contractors, however, the group found.


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