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    Though aimed at the private sector, these insights apply just as well to the public sector.

  • Our highways' toll on wildlife

    Fall is peak season for roadkill. But we can cut the cost and the carnage.

  • 5 stats that show U.S. water consumption is at all-time low

    Looks like all those conservation campaigns are paying off. Even as population continues to grow, new data shows the water we use every day represents the lowest annual volume since before 1970.

  • Are traffic lights doomed?

    How acoustic sensors could be used to direct the flow of vehicles in congested areas.

  • VIDEO: "60 Minutes" covers America's neglected infrastructure

    In case you missed this episode Sunday, "60 Minutes" asked a former U.S. Transportation Secretary and former American Society of Civil Engineers president to explain why roads, bridges, and airports are outdated.

  • Hanley Wood Agrees to Sell Exhibitions Business to Informa

    Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell its Hanley Wood Exhibitions business to Informa PLC.

  • Economists Optimistic About 2014 Commercial, Industrial Growth

    Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chief Economist Anirban Basu, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Chief Economist Kermit Baker and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Chief Economist David Crowe provided a collaborative economic forecast today combining their expert economic...

  • VIDEO: Construction accident destroys major overpass

    California DOT closed the main route between Los Angeles and Las Vegas when a bridge under construction caught fire and collapsed onto the road below. Fueled by winds that have been plaguing the state, sparks from blowtorches ignited the structure's falsework.

  • VIDEO: Bridge owner penalizes contractor for safety lapses

    The New York State Thruway Authority is withholding $1 million in monthly progress payments from the consortium building the new Tappan Zee bridge.

  • How much federal highway aid does your county get? (interactive map)

    Counties own almost half the nation's roads, one of every three bridges, and one-third of transit and airport systems. But they're getting less and less financial support to maintain these critical assets.