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Shoring up a sinking road A storm-drain system built in the 1970s is now under a main lane of a 1990s road expansion, and the road is sinking. URETEK was called in to fix the situation. Location Throughout the 1990s, the population of Broward County, Fla., grew faster than the statewide...
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The improved 5900i long-nose truck from International Truck and Engine features a comfortable cab and brute strength for service jobs in 10.88- and 12.25-in. options. The 12.25-in. frame system offers one of the highest strength-to-weight ratios available, while an optional 10.88-in. single frame...
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One of the industry’s most versatile vocational products, the Model 357 from Peterbilt, is now available in a specialized heavy-haul configuration. The Model 357 Heavy Haul (Circle 923) is equipped with a new high-capacity cooling system that has a 1,440-sq-in. radiator core. It can be specified...
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Peterbilt recently announced that the Model 357 is now available in a 115-in. BBC, setback front-axle configuration that provides optimum weight distribution and maneuverability. The Model 357-115 (Circle 915) has a deeper front-axle position that is 68.5 in. from the back of the cab. This improves...
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Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, Pa., recently introduced an axle-back version of its Granite model, the No. 1-selling heavy-duty Class 8 conventional straight truck in the U.S. The Granite Axle Back vehicle (Circle 922) gives customers an additional option. In some states and particularly in Canada,...
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The Sterling Acterra from Sterling Truck Corp., Willoughby, Ohio, has a Class 5-8 operating range and is a medium-duty favorite for power, cab room, visibility and ease of operation. With more frame and suspension choices, plus an expanded range of fuel tank offerings, the Acterra (Circle 913) is...
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The new Caterpillar 730 Ejector Articulated Truck (Circle 920) from Caterpillar, Peoria, Ill., uses a self-cleaning ejector mechanism that allows material to be spread and dumped on-the-go, without raising the body. Because its body is not raised, the Ejector Truck can work efficiently on sites...
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The L-Line series trucks (Circle 918) from Sterling Truck Corp. are the blue-collar family of tough, versatile work trucks. With gross vehicle weight ratings up to 98,400 lb, these trucks are big on performance. The L-Line offers a range of engine choices, lighter and tougher frames, plus more...
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International Truck and Engine Corp. recently introduced the newest member of their 7000 series—the 7700 dump truck (Circle 916). The 7700 has new features specifically for bridge formula mixer, super dump and block hauler jobs. The frame of the 7700 includes a single 12.25-in. frame that is 400 lb...
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Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, Pa., recently introduced an axle-back version of its Granite model, the No. 1-selling heavy-duty Class 8 conventional straight truck in the U.S. The Granite Axle Back vehicle (Circle 922) gives customers an additional option. In some states and particularly in Canada,...
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The low cab-over-engine Condor from Sterling Truck Corp. features a 98,000 GVWR, making it perfect for concrete pumper and telescopic conveyor applications. The Condor (Circle 914) features an easy stair-type entry, superior visibility and a power steering gear box mounted inside the frame rails...
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Freightliner Trucks, Portland, Ore., highlighted its line of vocational Class 6-8 trucks at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2005 earlier this year. The latest model in the company’s vocational line is the Business Class M2 106V (Circle 921), a truck the company says is designed for specialized applications that...
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For those who prefer a strong and athletic-looking truck, the International RXT from International Truck and Engine, Warrenvill, Ill., is a truck with just enough ruggedness. Standing 8 ft tall, the International RXT (Circle 912) is a more than 5-ton, 22-ft-long, 4x2 commercial pickup truck built...
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A wire mesh grille with polished stainless steel center trim is just one of the enhancements Kenworth Truck Co., Kirkland, Wash., built into its T300 medium-duty truck (Circle 919) for 2006. Complex-reflector headlamps are standard and provide a 50% increase in illumination. A one-piece stainless...
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Two problem areas were holding up the entire project's completion -- URETEK was called to provide the permanent solution. Location: The city of San Antonio, Texas, contracted BRH Garver Construction to fulfill a multi-million-dollar capital improvement project in a residential area on the...
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The Marquette Interchange is an $810 million construction project in Milwaukee, Wis., with a 50-year history. Initial plans were presented in December 1952; the exchange was opened in December 1968. After 30 years of service, the Wisconsin DOT determined that it was time for reconstruction of the...
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Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert introduces President Bush.
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Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert waves at the SAFETEA-LU signing ceremony crowd.
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The crowd gets ready for the President’s arrival in Montgomery, Ill.
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Bush shakes hands after signing SAFETEA-LU.

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