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New TxDOT electrical certification creates barriers for manufacturers of oversized cargo

11.14.17

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) mandated all contractors bidding on state projects must extend their electrical certification and complete course work to obtain TRF450 and TRF453 certifications. As of August 2017, anyone who inspects or installs electrical systems supplying traffic signal controller cabinets or traffic signal poles on Texas roadways are required to take…

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Bucket Truck Know-How

10.10.17

There are many variables to consider when it comes to transporting over-dimensional cargo. Instead of facing roadblocks alone – or even worse, getting snagged along your route – safeguard the transport of your freight by recognizing and planning for any factor. From choosing the right company to work with, to following the regulations and laws…

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Influx of Cargo Shipping at Port of Philadelphia May Increase East Coast Business for Carriers

08.30.17

In late June 2016, the Panama Canal reopened after being enlarged to allow passage of deeper-reaching transport vessels. Now the bigger canal could upset the maritime traffic pattern which currently skews to the West Coast, thus reviving the once robust cargo shipping hub along the Northeastern Seaboard. One East Coast port particularly poised to increase…

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New Electrical Training Certifications Required for State Project Contractors

08.16.17

Beginning August 2017, all contractors who wish to bid on state projects must apply for TRF450 & TRF453 certifications. These certifications are available to all who inspect, maintain, supervise or install electrical systems design and equipment associated with continuous roadway illumination and traffic signal systems. This electrical training certification is crucial for contractors who wish…

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