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Recent toll road poll proves nothing; private financing of public roads is still a bad idea

Recent toll road poll proves nothing; private financing...

Posted on Sep 01, 2014

The Reason Foundation and the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates recently traded jabs over a poll that purports to show Americans ...

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse of road building’s future without a gas tax increase

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse...

Posted on Aug 13, 2014

Last week I wrote about how states that engage in public-private partnerships (P3s) and other types of debt and bond ...

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring short-term gain, long-term disaster for the road building industry

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring...

Posted on Aug 08, 2014

For the last half-century gas and diesel taxes collected at the pump have been the primary source of funding for ...

MEN VS. WOMEN: Who are the better heavy equipment operators?

MEN VS. WOMEN: Who are the better heavy equipment...

Posted on Aug 06, 2014

Many people assume that operating heavy construction equipment is a man’s job. After all, these are big, powerful machines. Grease ...

4 rules for managing production dozer Owning & Operating costs

4 rules for managing production dozer Owning &...

Posted on Jul 14, 2014

Of all the machines in the earthmoving world bulldozers, particularly large ones, may have the greatest variation when it comes ...

Shot blast texturing enhances pavement friction performance

Shot blast texturing enhances pavement friction...

Posted on Jul 02, 2014

A different kind of concrete pavement treatment is shot blasting, also called shot abrading. “Surface texture and friction are the main ...

How one Iowa engineer maintains a county with mostly gravel roads

How one Iowa engineer maintains a county with mostly...

Posted on Jul 02, 2014

Located in the heart of the Mississippi River Valley; Clayton County, Iowa, is a far cry from the expansive flatlands ...

Model Mania: How a model gets made

Posted on Jun 19, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment shared this step-by-step process of how a model is made, using examples from their L250H, L150H and ...

Model Mania: Larry Kotkowski’s Model Collection

Posted on Jun 17, 2014

An avid collector of both models and antique construction iron, Larry Kotkowski's model collection takes up both a family room ...

Down to the Dirt: Intelligent and new technologies are revolutionizing soil compaction

Down to the Dirt: Intelligent and new technologies are...

Posted on Jun 06, 2014

Intelligent compaction – matched with more productive operational control systems – is revolutionizing the commonplace world of dirt rolling. Yesterday’s slow-but-steady ...

Construction scale models have fervent collectors both in and out of construction

Construction scale models have fervent collectors both...

Posted on Jun 06, 2014

  G o into a contractor’s office and you’re more than likely to see at least one. Sometimes it’s tucked into a ...

Fighting Thermal  Segregation

Fighting Thermal Segregation

Posted on Jun 05, 2014

A temperature bar can provide a thermal profile in real time. A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in the ...

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