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We’ve come a long way: The history of bridge technology

We’ve come a long way: The history of bridge...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 26, 2014

  Clapper bridges, beam bridges, truss bridges, arch bridges, and suspension bridges. The industry sure has come a long way hasn't ...

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down 19 percent from 2013

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 21, 2014

If you believe everything is bigger in Texas, than it should come as no surprise that the state also needs ...

Tracked electric vehicles the future of transportation?

Tracked electric vehicles the future of transportation?

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 19, 2014

The TEV Project,  a system of compact, electrically powered roadways for use by electric vehicles, has released a new animation (seen ...

Highway Trust Fund: Who’s in and who’s out in next Congress

Highway Trust Fund: Who’s in and who’s out in next...

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Posted by Staff Report on Nov 19, 2014

  The Republicans delivered quite a trouncing in the recent mid-term elections, and conventional wisdom says a Republican Senate, to go ...

One killed, four injured after bridge collapses at college

One killed, four injured after bridge collapses at...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 17, 2014

  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating what caused an unfinished pedestrian bridge to collapse at a Wake Technical ...

Americans throw away billions sitting in traffic each year

Americans throw away billions sitting in traffic each...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 14, 2014

If there's one thing we can all agree on, it's the fact that we all hate sitting in traffic, right? ...

The importance of asphalt sustainability takes center stage in New Orleans

The importance of asphalt sustainability takes center...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 13, 2014

The National Pavement Asphalt Association (NAPA) recently held a sustainability conference in New Orleans and Better Roads magazine was in ...

2014 Bridge Inventory Online Exclusive: How the 2014...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 12, 2014

Better Roads published its 2014 Annual Bridge Inventory in the November 2014 print edition. (The digital edition will be uploaded soon ...

California roads becoming a threat to drivers

California roads becoming a threat to drivers

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 07, 2014

The shortfall to fix California’s deteriorating roads currently stands at $78.3 billion and is growing by more than $1 billion annually, ...

How to stay safe in extremely cold winter weather

How to stay safe in extremely cold winter weather

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 05, 2014

Thankfully the hot weather that goes along with summer is finally over! Unfortunately, that means winter weather is rapidly approaching, and cold ...

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