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Missouri DOT uses work zone death to teach motorists about safety, garners award for efforts

Missouri DOT uses work zone death to teach motorists...

State/Local Government

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jul 02, 2014

Following the death of Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) department member Clifton Scott, the agency took the tragedy and used ...

Iowa’s Jesup Bridge: From beginning to end

Iowa’s Jesup Bridge: From beginning to end

Better Roads News

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 14, 2014

  Buchanan County Secondary Roads plans to replace the bridge on V-65 south of Jesup, Iowa. The bridge will be replaced ...

The Durability Factor

The Durability Factor

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 07, 2013

The goal is performance over time Design durable roads and you are designing them “not to fail.” A variety of tools now ...

Get Ready for Your Best Winter

Get Ready for Your Best Winter

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 07, 2013

Make the most of this cold season   By Brian Moore     Here comes winter! It’s that time when little road construction will be underway ...

Hot Holes

Hot Holes

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 08, 2013

A magic mix of magnetite and microwaves offers a super year-round pothole fix.   By John Latta, Editor-in-Chief, jlatta@randallreilly.com   Put two great pieces ...

Do You Have a Handle on Your Costs?

Do You Have a Handle on Your Costs?

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 08, 2013

Tracking costs is one part of cash flow management – the life blood of your company   Know Your Business Series, Part ...

CIR a Hit in L.A.

CIR a Hit in L.A.

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 08, 2013

Cold asphalt recycling offers “a lot of positives” for L.A. County Department of Public Works   By Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor     On ...

Loss of Cover

Loss of Cover

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 05, 2013

Decoding the secrets of asphalt stripping and raveling   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor     Raveling describes the loss of aggregate from the driving ...

Pavement Preservation Coded in MAP-21

Pavement Preservation Coded in MAP-21

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 07, 2013

    For the first time, pavement preservation is part of national surface transportation reauthorization legislation, which now explicitly supports preservation and ...

Real Costs Vs. Budgeted Costs

Real Costs Vs. Budgeted Costs

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 05, 2013

Software handles the uncertainty between estimates and actual job costs   By Daniel C. Brown, Contributing Editor   An Iowa-based contractor has won 80 ...

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