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Republicans Gain Control of Senate, Expand House Majority

  Tuesday’s elections shifted the balance of power in the Senate, expanded Republican control of the House and brought about several changes on key transportation-related committees.  As of this hour, Republicans have gained 13 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and at least seven seats in the Senate previously held by Democrats. While there […]

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Reeves’ West Region Holds Annual Family Day at Lake Blackshear

Reeves’ West Region held their Annual Family Day at Lake Blackshear on November 1st.  Employees attended with their families and everyone had a great time even though it was the coldest day of the year!

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Warm Mix Asphalt Use on the Rise According to NAPA

October 20, 2014 According to the latest survey of asphalt mix producers conducted by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration  (FHWA), 106.4 million tons of warm-mix asphalt — nearly a third of all asphalt pavement mix production — was used during the 2013 construction season. This marks a […]

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Still Time to Tell Congressional Candidates to Fix the Highway Trust Fund!

There are less than two weeks before a hotly contested election where both parties are jockeying for leverage in the U.S. House of Representatives and control of the Senate. That means the iron is still hot and it’s time to strike to make sure the individuals vying to represent you know the importance of increasing federal […]

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DOT Publishes Final Revisions to DBE Rule

The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) October 2 published its revisions to the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program rule, the culmination of a 25-month rulemaking process.  The 58-page document encompasses numerous changes to the way U.S. DOT and state and local transportation agencies will administer the program on federal-aid highway, transit and airport construction projects.  […]

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Students Visist Reeves Construction in Augusta, GA for Fieldtrip

On October 9, 2014, Alan Harrison, Regional Sales Manager, and Tony Yawn, Project Engineer, both of Reeves Construction Company,  led a field trip of 18 homeschooled students from Richmond County, GA., for a tour and lesson about how asphalt is made. The students had a great time making their own asphalt with chocolate Rice Krispy’s, […]

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October 6 thru the 10 is Driver Safely to Work Week!

  Driving is a privilege. A driver’s license gives you a certain level of freedom, but it also gives you an enormous amount of responsibility. When behind the wheel this responsibility comes in many forms: Wearing safety belt Driving sober Focusing on the road Driving defensively Always maintain a safe distance. Use the 3-second rule […]

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Georgia, Local Leaders Discuss New Taxes for Transportation Funding

The Augusta Chronicle By: Meg Mirshak Georgia politicians are searching for a solution to fix the state’s crumbling infrastructure while determining how to avoid double-taxing the Augusta area and two other regions in the state with a special 1-percent transportation tax.   State and local leaders met Tuesday in Augusta to discuss creating another piece […]

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GDOT Seeks Feedback for Future Projects

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) hopes members of the public will participate in an online survey that will help planners determine the state’s pressing transportation problems and ways to fund potential improvements. GDOT wants feedback not only on trouble spots that cause hand-wringing, gnashing of teeth, and unbearable traffic delays, but is also asking […]

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We Raised $770 For The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

Reeves, Sloan, R.B. Baker and Southeast Emulsions raised $770 to donate to ALS through our  ice bucket challenges that started off with our President, Robert Ponton and our CFO, Raphael Llobregat. Our fearless leaders then challenged other managers within our organization and the challenges continued from there. We had a lot of fun raising the […]

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