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Slip Slidin’ Away

Slip Slidin’ Away

Bridges

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 05, 2013

Big, heavy, Oregon bridge makes an innovative move   By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com     You jack it up, you slide it. Simple. But the Sellwood ...

The Other Dangers

The Other Dangers

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 05, 2013

Don’t overlook these jobsite hazards when working near traffic.   By Lauren Heartsill Dowdle, Contributing Editor     When you work road construction zones there ...

Outlook 2013

Outlook 2013

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 10, 2013

Funds, Funds, Funds   • Agencies intend to take advantage of MAP-21 reforms and also look to more private financing options. • Contractors ...

An Occasional Series:  One 2 One with some of the most interesting people in the business

An Occasional Series: One 2 One with some of the most...

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 10, 2013

FHWA Administrator Victor Mendez talks to Editor-in-Chief John Latta   Victor Mendez is Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), overseeing the ...

Road Science

Road Science

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 01, 2013

Preserving the Unpaved Road   ‘Gravel,’ stone-surfaced and dirt road preservation helped by new techniques, guidelines, RAP   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor     If you ...

Road Science

Road Science

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 01, 2012

Pre-Measure Your Carbon Footprint   Calculators help predict the environmental impact of roadbuilding projects     By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   New tools keep appearing to ...

In Court

In Court

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 01, 2012

"Differing site conditions" ... not always an obvious call   By Brian Morrow     The uncertainty that contractors face regarding unknown subsurface conditions can ...

Perpetual Pavement an Inch at a Time

Perpetual Pavement an Inch at a Time

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 01, 2012

NATIONAL ASPHALT PAVEMENT ASSOCIATION NAPA SPECIAL FEATURE   Perpetual pavement is a concept that was developed and has traditionally been marketed for high-volume ...

In Court

In Court

Better Roads

Posted by Contributed on Nov 12, 2012

Court focuses on lack of a written Change Order in nixing subcontractor’s claim   By Brian Morrow     Construction projects rarely proceed exactly as ...

Roadway Environmental Ratings:  What’s Best for Your Agency?

Roadway Environmental Ratings: What’s Best for...

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 12, 2012

There's a choice of programs to use in rating sustainable roads   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   The never-ending quest to define which pavements ...

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