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May 01, 2010
Kirk Landers: Pavement triage
Pavement triage By Kirk Landers Many southbound trips I take from my suburban Chicago home start with three miles of supremely bad ...
Apr 01, 2010
Kirk Landers: Changing tactics Part II
Changing Tactics Part II: Three Moves We Must Make By Kirk Landers Surface transportation’s special interests – including the construction industry, highway users, ...
Mar 01, 2010
Kirk Landers: New times, new tactics
New times, new tactics Better Roads’ February 5 e-RoadPro newsletter carried an item from infrastructure blogger Melissa Lafsky in which she ...
Feb 01, 2010
Kirk Landers: How much is too much?
My long time friend and colleague Larry Green took up residence in a bucolic village in Germany last year, moving ...
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Jan 01, 2010
Kirk Landers: Necessity is also the mother of economy
We all talk about economizing, about eliminating waste, and about getting more value for every dollar spent. We all talk ...
Dec 01, 2009
Kirk Landers: The sky would not fall this time either
The sky would not fall this time either Signs of the apocalypse were unmistakable in 1993. An epic late winter storm lashed ...
Nov 01, 2009
Kirk Landers: Common sense 2009
The Obama administration is putting some contractors who work with the federal government on notice with two proposed changes in ...
Oct 01, 2009
Kirk Landers — Leadership, please.
You’re a First Lieutenant, and you just received orders to lead your platoon on an uphill assault of an enemy ...
Sep 01, 2009
Kirk Landers: Memo to: President Obama
Memo to: President Obama By Kirk Landers With all due respect, Mr. President, your administration’s call for an 18-month delay in the ...
Aug 01, 2009
Kirk Landers: Making it work
Making it work By Kirk Landers The summer of our recessionary discontent kicked off in July with the Obama Administration announcing it ...
Jul 01, 2009
Kirk Landers: Lobbyists, lawyers and taxes
Lobbyists, lawyers and taxes By Kirk Landers Several of the people I admire most in the world are lobbyists. I know, that’s ...
Jun 01, 2009
Kirk Landers: Basketball on ice
Basketball on ice By Kirk Landers In the month of April, the administration of President Barack Obama issued two statements relating to ...
May 01, 2009
Kirk Landers: Stepping in it
Stepping in it By Kirk Landers Reports covering the appearance of U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood before the Senate Environment and Infrastructure ...
Apr 01, 2009
Kirk Landers: Wishful thinking? Not at all.
Wishful thinking? Not at all. By Kirk Landers There is much to like about the portion of the Obama stimulus package focused ...
Mar 01, 2009
Kirk Landers: Dreams and delusions
Dreams and delusions By Kirk Landers In late January, the Chicago Tribune ran an editorial bewailing the epidemic of potholes in ...
Feb 01, 2009
Kirk Landers: Where we are now
Where we are now By Kirk Landers Last month, as all eyes were on the economic stimulus package being worked on by ...
Jan 01, 2009
Kirk Landers: The war on failure
The war on failure By Kirk Landers In early December, President-elect Barack Obama commanded front-page headlines by unveiling general aspects of what ...
Dec 01, 2008
Kirk Landers: The infrastructure thing
The infrastructure thing By Kirk Landers Speaking outside the glare of the news media at the annual meeting of the American ...
Oct 01, 2008
Kirk Landers: Freight gridlock
Freight gridlock By Kirk Landers In the circular world of America’s transportation debate, one incontrovertible truth seems to be that America needs ...
Sep 01, 2008
Kirk Landers: The Peters principles
The Peters principles By Kirk Landers Transportation Secretary Mary Peters’ reform proposal hit the streets in August and has been a major ...
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U.S. highways are shifting to alternative interchange designs
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GMC unveils 2017 Sierra HD All Terrain X, its most powerful off-roader yet thanks to new 6.6L Duramax
VIDEO: Crews demo century-old Virginia St. Bridge, construct and move new one into place (Time-lapse)
Unsafe surroundings: Unrecognized hazards could cause trouble for you – or for someone else
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Hoping to impress ‘low-spec’ skeptics, LiuGong steps up its game with ...
by Tom Jackson
How Volvo CE is engineering a quarry run by electric loaders ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to retire next year; Umpleby tapped as ...
by Wayne Grayson
Caterpillar intros M315F, M317F wheeled excavators with tool carrier, compact radius ...
by Wayne Grayson
Three views on the past, present and rapidly evolving future of ...
by Tom Jackson