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3 workers die in Pennsylvania highway construction zone crash

Construction Dive

The fatalities occurred after a truck driver entered an active work area during the state’s Work Zone Awareness Week.

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NY launches work zone safety crackdown

Construction Dive

In order to combat a rise in speeding violations, the state has equipped 30 highway work zones with radar-based monitoring systems.

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Models of Affordability: Houston, Beyond Zoning

The Pro Builder

But for those looking to Houston as an affordability model based on zoning's role in helping to keep housing costs relatively low—Houston is the only major U.S. city without use zoning—it's important to note that government intervention is still needed to provide housing to Houston's lowest-income residents.

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Report Tracks Median Home Price Trends in Opportunity Zones

The Pro Builder

By offering tax breaks in these zones, the federal government aims to spur economic development. A recent report by ATTOM, a provider of nationwide property data, examined Q4 2023 median home price data for homes in 3,667 low-income Opportunity Zones around the nation.

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Maryland doubles fines in road work zones to $80

Construction Dive

The legislation, which raises maximum fees for those caught speeding in construction areas, comes a year after six workers were killed in what police say was a speeding-related collision.

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Construction Work Zones Remain Hazardous, AGC Study Finds

ENR Construction

Nearly half of the participants in an Associated General Contractors' annual survey said work zones are less safe than a year ago.

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Blackpool seeks developer sought for enterprise zone

The Construction Index

Blackpool Council is seeking a development partner for 30,000 sqm of land at Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

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