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Better Bridges:  Bridge Inventory 2009  State of Bridges

Better Bridges: Bridge Inventory 2009 State of...

Bridges

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 01, 2009

The Better Roads Bridge Inventory is an exclusive, award-winning annual survey that has been conducted since 1979. Bridge engineers from ...

Lattatudes:  Not Just Because It’s There

Lattatudes: Not Just Because It’s There

Better Roads

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Nov 01, 2009

I remember the days before computers changed everything. Newspapers and magazines had set forms and ideas about content that didn’t ...

Bid List

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Better Roads

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Nov 01, 2009

Roadway safety has become more important than ever “Roadway condition is a contributing factor in more than half of the deaths ...

Highway Contractor: “I would like to Thank….”

Highway Contractor: “I would like to...

Better Roads

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Nov 01, 2009

You need the right stuff to win a paving award. Super Smooooth Delivery Placement of a 1/2-inch asphalt leveling course and careful ...

Applications and Innovations:  Natural Barriers:  Living Fences Block Blowing Snow

Applications and Innovations: Natural Barriers: ...

Better Roads

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Nov 01, 2009

Sweeping winds during winter weather can cause dangerous conditions for motorists with greatly reduced visibility due to blowing snow and ...

RoadWorks:  Privatization Report:  Some Ups, Some Downs

RoadWorks: Privatization Report: Some Ups, Some Downs

Better Roads

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Nov 01, 2009

Governments at all levels are turning to private options to help them get through, and break out of, the current ...

Kirk Landers: Common sense 2009

Kirk Landers: Common sense 2009

Better Roads

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Nov 01, 2009

The Obama administration is putting some contractors who work with the federal government on notice with two proposed changes in ...

RoadScience Tutorial:  Want Optimum Density?  Get Smart

RoadScience Tutorial: Want Optimum Density? Get Smart

Better Roads

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Nov 01, 2009

Intelligent Compaction (IC) comes from both intelligent machines and intelligent operation. New technologies and high-performance compaction equipment are making it easier ...

Financial District: State and Local Coffers Taking...

Better Roads

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Nov 01, 2009

Slumping tax receipts threaten existing programs and future plans. Scary state tax collection shortfalls may influence the creation some of the ...

Financial District:  Rewriting Rules for Contractors

Financial District: Rewriting Rules for Contractors

Better Roads

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Nov 01, 2009

The Obama administration is putting some contractors who work with the federal government on notice with two proposed changes in ...

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