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Behind the resurfacing of an Iowa highway
Apr 25, 2014
Inflation is Key
Maintaining Optimal Tire Pressure is Essential to a Successful Preventative Maintenance Program A kick to a tire doesn’t reveal much more ...
Apr 18, 2014
Roundabouts And Intersections: Two Traffic Control Devices, Many Options
Roundabout design was once a task that drove engineers around the bend. Accounting for so many variables in the early ...
Apr 11, 2014
Essential Communication for Winter Emergency Preparedness
Should snow bosses interpret a 70-percent chance for snow after midnight to mean that crews should be on the road ...
Mar 21, 2014
Kosciusko County Turns to Liquid Calcium Chloride to Improve Road Base Stabilization
Situation The Kosciusko (Indiana) County Highway Department undertakes improvement projects on 50 to 100 miles of roadway annually and, like many ...
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Mar 14, 2014
Cal Poly Pomona engineering students get real-world road building experience from Caltrans
If you want to be a transportation engineer in Southern California, your chances improve dramatically when you have Xudong Jia ...
Jan 31, 2014
5 Ways to Maximize Your Vegetation Management Budget
Tighter vegetation management budgets call for hard-working strategies. It’s a common conundrum — as challenges controlling invasive weeds and brush increase, ...
Jan 03, 2014
Disposal of Concrete Grinding Residue
An area of focus within the construction industry throughout the past few years has been the question of how to ...
Dec 20, 2013
Kandiyohi County uses aggregate base stabilizer on damaged county road
Located in central Minnesota, Kandiyohi County proudly maintains a 649-mile highway system, which includes 452 miles of bituminous roads and ...
Dec 13, 2013
Dowel Bar Retrofit: Where Are We Now?
Great ideas don’t always have to born in the moment or generated by a mainframe super computer. Sometimes it is ...
Dec 06, 2013
Geofoam saves time, money during three projects
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has promoted the use of expanded polystyrene (EPS) geofoam as a lightweight embankment soil alternative ...
Nov 22, 2013
MMFX2 strengthens bridge in City of Chesapeake’s Dominion Boulevard project
The City of Chesapeake began construction on the new Dominion Boulevard, U.S. Route 17, project in early January (2013). The ...
Nov 15, 2013
Diamond saw cut surface textures improve pavement performance
Increasingly, specifiers around the world are recognizing the benefits of diamond grinding and other diamond saw cut textures for their ...
Nov 08, 2013
PHOTOS: Indiana DOT Opens New Tension Fabric Building for Salt Storage
When the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) opened a new facility for winter de-icing operations and salt storage in Wabash, ...
Oct 18, 2013
Design-Bid-Build vs. Design-Build
Understanding the process and what you need to know Author’s note: This article will attempt to answer the questions asked by ...
Oct 11, 2013
From Patching to Production
How one firm successfully expanded its paving operations . Until a few years ago, TC Construction Company Inc. was primarily an underground ...
Oct 07, 2013
Long-life asphalt pavement: Red Bluff lessons
Caltrans Senior Engineer Sean Shepard (I-5 Red Bluff job) and Caltrans Resident Engineer John Bailey (I-5 Weed job) share lessons ...
Sep 09, 2013
7 Tips for Successfully Jump-Starting Heavy-Duty Vehicles
As the mercury drops, it is a good to review some best practices when it comes to jump starting heavy-duty ...
Sep 06, 2013
Case History: How a Design-Build Approach Kept a Florida DOT Project on Schedule
All construction delivery methods have characteristics that may make them appealing, depending on the project’s needs and the owner’s desires ...
Jul 31, 2013
Batteries Have Changed – Has Your Battery Charger?
Battery composition and construction have changed drastically in the past decade. New battery chemistries, such as AGM and Gel Cell ...
May 27, 2013
Contributed Story: Fort Worth’s gateway bridge project
City of Fort Worth, Texas DOT, Sundt Construction collaboratively redesign West 7th Street Bridge The West 7th Street Bridge in Fort ...
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VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
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