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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

June 18, 2002 - Industry News

Community Wants To Ban Trucks On State Highway

Officials in a Los Angeles suburb want to prohibit truck traffic on a state highway that runs through their community

Tags: Highways

June 18, 2002 - Industry News

Trucks Prepare To Race Up Pikes Peak

Two veterans of and one newcomer to the annual “Race to the Clouds” will try to pilot their Class 8 race rigs in the fastest time during the 80th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Saturday, June 29. The semi-trucks are one of the most popular classes among spectators who attend the race. The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is on a 12.42-mile racecourse with its 156 turns

Tags: Events

June 18, 2002 - Industry News

Walcott Truckers Jamboree To Be Held July 11-12

The 2002 Walcott Truckers Jamboree will be held Thursday and Friday, July 12-13, at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, Walcott, Iowa

Tags: Events

June 18, 2002 - Industry News

Averitt Express Expands Arkansas Service

Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., is now providing direct less-than-truckload service to all zip code points in Arkansas

June 18, 2002 - Industry News

Home Building Explodes, Inflation Under Control

Trucking companies that haul building materials have encouraging news

Tags: Economy

June 17, 2002 - Industry News

Ohio Turnpike Renumbering Exits

The Ohio Turnpike Commission will re-number its interchanges to reflect mileage

Tags: Highways

June 17, 2002 - Industry News

Great Rigs Sold to The Waggoners

ADESA Corp. has sold substantially all of the assets of its transportation subsidiary, Great Rigs Inc., to The Waggoners Trucking, based in Billings, Mont

June 17, 2002 - Industry News

DOT Awards $92.3 Million For Port Security

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta announced the award of $92.3 million in grants to 51 intermodal ports to enhance security

Tags: Intermodal

June 17, 2002 - Industry News

GAO Report: Interstate Highway Capacity Needed

A new U.S. General Accounting Office report on the current state of the Interstate Highway System found that the overall physical condition of the system has improved over the last decade, but that growing capacity needs are not being met

Tags: Highways

June 14, 2002 - Industry News

Moving A Mountain -- Or Close To It

What do you do when you find a great deal on a grain elevator but it's located some 25 miles from your farm? If you are farmer Rob Keyser in Markinch, Saskatchewan, you call in Minty's Moving of Onanole, Manitoba, to move the 95-foot-tall, 800,000-pound wooden structure. The 57-year-old company specializes in really big moves, but the grain storage elevator was the biggest move to date for Minty's, according to owner Harold Minty

June 14, 2002 - Industry News

Oklahoma Posts New Truck Detour Route

Oklahoma officials have changed the eastbound truck detour around the I-40 bridge that collapsed last month after being hit by an out-of-control barge

Tags: Highways

June 14, 2002 - Industry News

Industrial Production Up, Business Inventories Down

The U.S. economy appears to be looking better, with news Friday that industrial production increased for the fifth month in a row during May while business inventories fell for the 15th straight month during April

Tags: Economy

June 13, 2002 - Industry News

Port Driver Problems Get Attention In Texas

A Texas state representative plans to introduce legislation to address the concerns of truck drivers who must idle their rigs, unpaid, for hours at the Port of Houston waiting to pick up or drop off containers

Tags: Intermodal

June 13, 2002 - Industry News

Watch Out For Detours On I-10 In Tucson

Expect detours on Interstate 10 the next few weekends in Tucson, Ariz

Tags: Highways

June 13, 2002 - Industry News

Overnite Opens Lubbock Facility

Overnite Transportation Co. has opened a new service center in Lubbock, Texas

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