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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 18, 2010

The University of Washington and CH2M Hill have jointly released a sustainability performance metric, or "rating system," for roadway design ...

Federal Report Evaluates Condition & Performance of...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 08, 2010

Spending by all levels of government on the nation's highways and transit lines has increased substantially in recent years but ...

FMI releases special report on contractor strategies

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 28, 2010

Construction management consulting and investment firm FMI has released, 2010 Special Report: Contractor Strategy, Emerging From the Perfect Storm, a report that details ...

U.S. DOT releases update to Manual on Uniform Traffic...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 17, 2009

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Dec. 16 released a comprehensive update to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices ...

Be part of the survey: The National Scan of Best...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 08, 2009

Montana State University's Western Transportation Institute (WTI) Road Ecology Program Area is conducting a survey as part of The National ...

Rolling Patterns to Achieve Density and Production

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 17, 2009

by Dale Starry, director, Strategic Technologies, Volvo Construction Equipment A productive paving project is well choreographed. The four primary elements — ...

Proper Placement of Breakdown Compactors

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 17, 2009

by Dale Starry,  director of strategic technologies, Volvo Construction Equipment There is debate about how closely behind the paver the breakdown ...

U.S. demand for asphalt to approach 31 million tons in...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 09, 2009

U.S. consumption of asphalt products is projected to increase 1.7 percent annually to 30.8 million tons in 2013, according to ...

Failing Culverts — Solution Options with special...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 07, 2009

Since corrugated metal pipe (CMP) was first introduced for culvert applications, untold miles of CMP have been installed across the ...

U.S. Geological Survey Report: Glacial Aquifer System,...

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 01, 2009

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 ...

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