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Illinois DOT holds public hearing on Elgin O’Hare West Bypass
Dec 07, 2011
Open-Graded Wearing Courses in the Pacific Northwest: Final Report
Click here for a downloadable PDF of the research paper, "Open-Graded Wearing Courses Wearing Courses in the Pacific Northwest: Final ...
Sep 01, 2011
3M’s five steps to MUTCD compliance
3M offers this formula for compliance to the recently updated Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) regulations: Step 1: Understand ...
Jul 11, 2011
A New Direction – Transportation Reauthorization Proposal
For a downloadable PDF of Sen. John Mica's (R-Fla.), chair of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, proposal for the ...
May 13, 2011
Maine DOT’s Treated Salt Study Results
In conjunction with its continuing program of research into salt use and snow and ice control, the State of Maine ...
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Myths and facts about diesel particulate filters.
There are many opinions and misconceptions out there about using diesel particulate filters (DPF or exhaust filter) for controlling engine…
May 13, 2011
Vermont Study: Salt Brine, Salt Brine Blends And Application Technologies
The Vermont Agency of Transportation's Materials and Research Section conducted a study on the use of salt brine and salt ...
May 12, 2011
Reducing Costs and Environmental Impact Through Technology and Education
Click here for a PDF of the presentation, Reducing Costs and Environmental Impact Through Technology and Education-Cargill The presentation was ...
Jan 18, 2011
Understanding Pavement Type Selection
A special report from the American Concrete Pavement Association, exclusively for Better Roads magazine. by Leif Wathne, P.E., vice president of ...
Nov 10, 2010
White paper: ‘Carbon Footprint: How Does Asphalt Stack Up?’
A new white paper from the Asphalt Pavement Alliance -- Carbon Footprint: How Does Asphalt Stack Up? -- addresses how ...
Apr 21, 2010
FHWA releases Improving Traffic Signal Management and Operations: A Basic Service Model
The U.S. Federal Highway Administration’s Office of Operations has released a report, Improving Traffic Signal Management and Operations: A Basic ...
Feb 18, 2010
Greenroads: Version 1.0 of rating system for roadway design, construction released
The University of Washington and CH2M Hill have jointly released a sustainability performance metric, or "rating system," for roadway design ...
Feb 08, 2010
Federal Report Evaluates Condition & Performance of Nation’s Transportation System
Spending by all levels of government on the nation's highways and transit lines has increased substantially in recent years but ...
Jan 28, 2010
FMI releases special report on contractor strategies
Construction management consulting and investment firm FMI has released, 2010 Special Report: Contractor Strategy, Emerging From the Perfect Storm, a report that details ...
Dec 17, 2009
U.S. DOT releases update to Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Dec. 16 released a comprehensive update to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices ...
Dec 08, 2009
Be part of the survey: The National Scan of Best Practices for Chemical Treatments on Unpaved Roads
Montana State University's Western Transportation Institute (WTI) Road Ecology Program Area is conducting a survey as part of The National ...
Nov 17, 2009
Rolling Patterns to Achieve Density and Production
by Dale Starry, director, Strategic Technologies, Volvo Construction Equipment A productive paving project is well choreographed. The four primary elements — ...
Nov 17, 2009
Proper Placement of Breakdown Compactors
by Dale Starry, director of strategic technologies, Volvo Construction Equipment There is debate about how closely behind the paver the breakdown ...
Nov 09, 2009
U.S. demand for asphalt to approach 31 million tons in 2013
U.S. consumption of asphalt products is projected to increase 1.7 percent annually to 30.8 million tons in 2013, according to ...
Nov 07, 2009
Failing Culverts — Solution Options with special attention to the option of tunneling
Since corrugated metal pipe (CMP) was first introduced for culvert applications, untold miles of CMP have been installed across the ...
Oct 01, 2009
U.S. Geological Survey Report: Glacial Aquifer System, Northern United States
Abstract (from http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2009/5086/) A study of chloride in groundwater and surface water (Groundwater and Surface Water in Areas Underlain by the ...
U.S. highways are shifting to alternative interchange designs
Cummins hit with $60M lawsuit by FCA over defective emissions system in Ram pickups
VIDEO: Massive earthmover tire explosion shows why you should cage 'em before you inflate 'em
GMC unveils 2017 Sierra HD All Terrain X, its most powerful off-roader yet thanks to new 6.6L Duramax
VIDEO: Vintage Cat DD9G gave single operator power of 2 dozers in tandem
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