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July 2, 2002 - Industry News

Advance Work for I-290 / IL 53 Reconstruction Begins July 8

Beginning Monday, July 8, lane closures will be in place for the start of the advance work being done for reconstruction of I-290 / IL 53 in northwest suburban Chicago

Tags: Highways

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

Texas Plan Calls For Truck-Only Toll Lanes

The Texas Transportation Commission has adopted an ambitious plant to built a 4,000-mile statewide network of highway/rail/utility corridors that would include truck-only toll lanes

Tags: Highways

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

USF Logistics Expands Into New Market

USF Logistics recently opened a new 50,000-square-foot service center in Phoenix, Ariz

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

Overnite Announces Rate Increase

Overnite Transportation is the latest LTL to announce a rate increase

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

Ag Hauler Hours Of Service Exemption On ATA Fall Schedule

The threat to the hours of service exemptions for trucks transporting time-sensitive agricultural commodities will be the topic of an educational session at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., October 27-30

Tags: Events

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

Minnesota Road Info Available Via 511

You can now access weather-related road conditions, construction and congestion information in Minnesota by dialing 511 or by logging on to www.511mn.org.

Tags: Highways

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

Manufacturing Up, Construction Spending Slides

Manufacturing posted its fifth consecutive monthly increase during June while construction spending fell during May

Tags: Economy

June 30, 2002 - Industry News

Stars & Stripes Winners Beat More Than Heat In Las Vegas

Cash and prizes were handed out the winners in the Stars & Stripes, Show & Shine truck beauty competition that wrapped up Saturday in Las Vegas during the annual International Trucking Show

Tags: Events

June 28, 2002 - Industry News

CF Wants Shippers To Tighten Security

Consolidated Freightways is asking shippers to adopt tighter security standards

June 28, 2002 - Industry News

Teamsters Rally In Support Of Port Workers

The Teamsters and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union rallied in mutual support last week as the ILWU’s contract at major West Coast ports prepared to expire today

Tags: Intermodal

June 27, 2002 - Industry News

LTL Carriers Announce Rate Increases

FedEx Freight, Jevic, and the SMC3 group all announced rate increases this week

June 27, 2002 - Industry News

First Quarter GDP Expands More Than 6%

The U.S. economy grew at a rapid pace in the first quarter of the year, with the gross domestic product registering a 6.1% annual increase

Tags: Economy

June 26, 2002 - Industry News

Fed Leaves Interest Rates The Same

The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee has voted to leave interest rates unchanged for the time being

Tags: Economy

June 26, 2002 - Industry News

Durable Goods Orders Up, Shipments Unchanged

New orders for durable goods increased in May while shipments were flat

Tags: Economy

June 25, 2002 - Industry News

Is Just-In-Time To Blame For Slow Recovery?

Just-in-time delivery has become a way of life for the trucking industry over the past decade. But a report in The Wall Street Journal suggests that JIT may be holding back an economic recovery

Tags: Economy

June 25, 2002 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Slips

Consumer confidence fell in June, with The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index declining four points to 106.4 from 110.3 in May

Tags: Economy

June 24, 2002 - Industry News

Port Truckers Support ILWU

Port truckers are rallying this week in support of longshore workers at West Coast ports

Tags: Intermodal

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

Accidents Could Close I-75 Trucks-Only Detour

Cars are driving in a trucks-only detour lane in an I-75 construction project in Michigan, and now authorities are thinking about closing the lane

Tags: Highways

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

PrePass Tops 200 with New Service

PrePass announced it now has 200 pre-clearance sites with the opening of Ellaville east and westbound sites on I-10 about 40 miles east of Tallahassee, Fla

Tags: Highways

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

Study: Traffic Jams Growing Threat

An urban congestion study found that the time penalty for making "rush-hours" trips is greater, rush hours are longer, and the percentage of streets and freeways that are congested is higher

Tags: Highways

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

Truck Beauty Show Promises Cash & Prizes This Week

Truckers have a shot at cash and prizes this week during the truck beauty competition in Las Vegas during the International Trucking Show

Tags: Events

June 20, 2002 - Industry News

I-55/Tri-State Tollway Ramps Close for Reconstruction

Expect detours, congestion and delays as three ramps close for construction at the interchange of I-55 and the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) in the Chicago area

Tags: Highways

June 19, 2002 - Industry News

CF Transporting Trade Center Materials For Memorial

Artist rendering of Freedom's Flame Memorial

Consolidated Freightways is providing a tractor-trailer to transport steel from the World Trade Center Towers across the country to be made into a Sept. 11 memorial

June 19, 2002 - Industry News

I-85 Traffic To Detour For I-485 Interchange

Traffic on Interstate 85 through west Charlotte, N.C., will be detoured onto a temporary freeway at the site of a new interchange starting this weekend

Tags: Highways

June 19, 2002 - Industry News

Iowa LTL Files For Bankruptcy

H&W Motor Express of Dubuque, Iowa, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week, but there are doubts about the company’s ability to reorganize successfully

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