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Behind the resurfacing of an Iowa highway

Behind the resurfacing of an Iowa highway

Better Roads News

Posted by Contributed on Jan 02, 2015

When looking up miscellaneous statistics, you learn that average life of a U.S. currency $10 bill is 4.2 years, and ...

Maintaining America’s most historic tourist routes

Maintaining America’s most historic tourist routes

Bridges

Posted by Contributed on Dec 18, 2014

Americans love to explore the countryside in their cars, and many regions have obliged by designating special scenic travel routes. ...

Building a better highway construction jobsite

Building a better highway construction jobsite

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 09, 2014

The brave men and women who don their steel-toed boots and neon green safety T-shirts to build the nation’s highways ...

Strategizing for Safety

Strategizing for Safety

Better Roads

Posted by Contributed on Aug 06, 2014

How the construction team for Minnesota’s Highway 23 Paynesville Bypass completed this project ahead of schedule despite truncated work season.   As ...

How one Iowa engineer maintains a county with mostly gravel roads

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

State/Local Government

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 02, 2014

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

Minnesota’s new solutions for aging pavement

Minnesota’s new solutions for aging pavement

State/Local Government

Posted by Contributed on Jun 05, 2014

Using myraid concrete pavement restoration techniques, this state DOT minimized cost and traffic disruption while maximizing longevity and optimizing results. A ...

Snow and Ice Control Equipment and Techniques for Snowfighters

Snow and Ice Control Equipment and Techniques for...

Better Roads

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 11, 2014

Through some trial and error in storage, different application equipment and roadway applications, one city’s continued use of liquids has ...

Snow and Ice Control Equipment and  Techniques for Snowfighters

Snow and Ice Control Equipment and Techniques for...

Better Roads

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 07, 2014

From the havoc severe winter weather has wreaked this year to sustainability in action and lessons learned from other agencies, ...

Focus on the Process

Focus on the Process

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 02, 2013

How equipment improvement process saved company $500,000 in maintenance costs Nearly five years ago, The Gorman Group’s mechanics spent a third ...

Thermal Integrity Profiler wins innovation award

Thermal Integrity Profiler wins innovation award

Better Roads News

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 23, 2013

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announced last week that the Thermal Integrity Profiler (TIP) has won the 2013 C. William ...

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