More stories about News

  • Killer trucks commit highway homicide

    An 80,000-pound truck does as much damage to pavement as 9,600 cars, but owners pay far less than they should into the near-bankrupt Highway Trust Fund. It's not fair, says a past president of the Association of Transportation Law Professionals.

  • 14 really cool construction equipment tools

    Every year, PUBLIC WORKS' sister publication CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION publishes winners of the Most Innovative Products awards program. See what construction equipment and accessories a jury of your peers found most intriguing.

  • Public finance costs to increase

    JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon predicts the fallout from regulatory rules enacted after the financial crisis.

  • VIDEO: Watch a bridge section slide into place

    This time-lapse video takes about a minute to show workers moving a 100-foot section of concrete bridge deck into place.

  • Free tool for writing construction equipment RFPs

    Caterpillar’s updated procurement website gives agencies a simple way to ask and compare product features, pricing, capabilities, and financing options for multiple equipment brands.

  • Esri releases Heartbleed virus advisory

    The OpenSSL Vulnerability CVE-2014-0160 (Heartbleed) has been big news in the past week. Since learning about the vulnerability, Esri staff have been performing maintenance to validate, secure, and patch Esri servers and infrastructure to close this vulnerability and ensure Esri customers are...

  • Thirteen innovative steel bridge projects earn national awards

    Thirteen amazing steel bridge projects have earned national recognition in the 2014 Prize Bridge Awards Competition.

  • APWA North American Snow Conference

    An overview of the 2014 APWA North American Snow Conference.

  • How to choose the right bird-control method

    If having a site professionally analyzed isn’t an option, follow these three steps to ensure your department deploys a solution that’s both effective and humane.

  • Will You Design the Next D.C. Attraction?

    Project teams wanted: The 11th Street Bridge Park design competition is seeking to turn an existing bridge and underutilized waterfront into a dynamic elevated park with shoreline civic spaces, an environmental education center, and urban agriculture.