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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. ...

2014 Better Roads Bridge Inventory

2014 Better Roads Bridge Inventory

Bridges

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 16, 2014

Methodology: The Better Roads Bridge Inventory is an exclusive, award-winning annual survey that has been conducted since 1979. Bridge engineers ...

Keep your laws off our ditches

Better Roads

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 12, 2014

The current proposed regulation that would change the definition of the “waters of the United States” and expand federal regulations ...

Choosing the right machine for proper soil compaction

Choosing the right machine for proper soil compaction

Better Roads

Posted by Contributed on Dec 11, 2014

A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in the asphalt mat, in real time, and records a thermal profile ...

Dissecting the Affordable Care Act

Dissecting the Affordable Care Act

Better Roads

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 08, 2014

Beginning in 2015, employers with more than 50 employees are required to offer healthcare coverage to their full-time employees or ...

What you need to know about the new public-private...

Better Roads

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 08, 2014

The latest surface transportation bill, "Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21)" required that the U.S. Department of ...

Contractor’s claim against government for breach of implied covenant of good faith andfair dealing denied

Contractor’s claim against government for breach of...

Better Roads

Posted by Brian Morrow, P.E., Esq on Dec 08, 2014

In a recent case involving utility work on an Army base – Appeal of Tug Hill Construction, Inc. (Oct. 16, ...

PAVEMENT PRESERVATION: Highlight on high-volume

PAVEMENT PRESERVATION: Highlight on high-volume

Better Roads

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Dec 07, 2014

The Federal Highway Administration and its allies among the state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) are leading a new emphasis on ...

Sound (wall) advice

Sound (wall) advice

Better Roads

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Nov 16, 2014

Noise emissions are as much of an environmental problem for urban trafficways as exhaust pollution, but new research is showing ...

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