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Transportation Department reviews ND highway

ALEXANDER, N.D. — The North Dakota Transportation Department is assessing safety at a highway intersection following a string of accidents near Alexander. The Bismarck Tribune reports McKenzie County emergency manager Karolin Rockvoy requested the review after a fatal crash on U.S. Highway 85 on Tuesday. It was the 20th highway death in the county this year and followed a nearby crash ...

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More troopers head to booming Wyoming oil highway

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GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol is sending more troopers to patrol a highway through the booming oil patch in the Powder River Basin. Traffic on Wyoming Highway 59 between Gillette and Douglas has surged more than 40 percent over the past year. Oil production in the area has doubled over the past five years. The Highway Patrol began ...

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Demand for truck drivers soars in Western Pennsylvania

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Jacob Tierney | Tribune-Review Travis Von Seggern’s phone rings almost every day with job offers. With a newly minted commercial driver’s license, Von Seggern of Greensburg is in total control of his job search because of the severe shortage of those holding the coveted licenses needed to operate the largest vehicles on the highway, including tractor trailers, tow trucks and ...

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