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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. ...

Building a better highway construction jobsite

Building a better highway construction jobsite

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 09, 2014

The brave men and women who don their steel-toed boots and neon green safety T-shirts to build the nation’s highways ...

Rubber Expands

Rubber Expands

Better Roads

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Sep 05, 2014

Asphalt containing rubber continues to stretch its way into more state Departments of Transportation.   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   After years of ...

Santa Ana Freeway (I-5) South Corridor Improvement Project

Santa Ana Freeway (I-5) South Corridor Improvement...

Bridges

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 06, 2014

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is investing $3.2 billion to improve I-5 in Los Angeles County from Burbank to ...

Why Functional Fibers in Pavement and Bridges are Important

Why Functional Fibers in Pavement and Bridges are...

Better Roads

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Aug 06, 2014

Steel and synthetic engineered fibers are enhancing performance in asphalt pavements and concrete.  By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor New research is reaffirming ...

Strategizing for Safety

Strategizing for Safety

Better Roads

Posted by Contributed on Aug 06, 2014

How the construction team for Minnesota’s Highway 23 Paynesville Bypass completed this project ahead of schedule despite truncated work season.   As ...

In the Groove with Diamond Grooving and Grinding

In the Groove with Diamond Grooving and Grinding

Better Roads

Posted by Contributed on Jul 02, 2014

Diamond grooving and grinding are being used to restore rough or polished concrete pavements to ultrasmooth conditions and quell noise ...

How one Iowa engineer maintains a county with mostly gravel roads

How one Iowa engineer maintains a county with mostly...

State/Local Government

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 02, 2014

Located in the heart of the Mississippi River Valley; Clayton County, Iowa, is a far cry from the expansive flatlands ...

Bridge building on Alaska’s North Slope

Bridge building on Alaska’s North Slope

Better Roads News

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 12, 2014

Four bridges integral to the Alpine Satellite Development Program faced environmental challenges. The four bridges being constructed by ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc. ...

Down to the Dirt: Intelligent and new technologies are revolutionizing soil compaction

Down to the Dirt: Intelligent and new technologies are...

Better Roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 06, 2014

Intelligent compaction – matched with more productive operational control systems – is revolutionizing the commonplace world of dirt rolling. Yesterday’s slow-but-steady ...

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