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S. Carolina DOT receives construction awards for recycled materials, perpetual pavement

S. Carolina DOT receives construction awards for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 27, 2016

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has received two construction awards, which include one for using recycled materials and ...

FEMA approves grant to rebuild flood-damaged roads in the Rio Grande Valley

FEMA approves grant to rebuild flood-damaged roads in...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 27, 2016

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a $3.3 million grant to help rebuild roads in the Rio Grande ...

Colorado DOT Engineering Applications Group launches website for contractor software support

Colorado DOT Engineering Applications Group launches...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 27, 2016

The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Engineering Applications Group recently launched a website for contractors to serve as a clearinghouse ...

North Carolina students honored for winning state Model Bridge Building Competition

North Carolina students honored for winning state Model...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 27, 2016

Students from a middle school and high school in Wake County won their divisions of the annual North Carolina Model ...

Kansas DOT to delay FY2017-2019 large projects due to low highway fund revenues

Kansas DOT to delay FY2017-2019 large projects due to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 26, 2016

The Kansas Department of Transportation is delaying for fiscal years 2017-2019 two categories of road projects, modernization and expansion, due ...

Work begins on Idaho’s surplus-funded critical-need transportation projects

Work begins on Idaho’s surplus-funded...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 26, 2016

Work has begun on critical-need projects identified by the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) and is being funded by a surplus from ...

Minnesota DOT bathes I-35W bridge in purple light to commemorate life of Prince

Minnesota DOT bathes I-35W bridge in purple light to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 26, 2016

The Minnesota Department of Transportation recently bathed the Interstate 35 West bridge in purple light to honor the life of ...

Russia looks to the Netherlands’ plastic roads project

Russia looks to the Netherlands’ plastic roads...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 25, 2016

Russia is looking to learn from the Netherlands' experience in building plastic roads. According to a report in Pravda.ru, Alexander Starovoytov, Russia's State ...

Georgia DOT begins celebration of 100-year anniversary

Georgia DOT begins celebration of 100-year anniversary

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 25, 2016

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has begun celebrations marking its 100-year anniversary. April 20-22 the public was allowed to ...

Michigan bill would reimburse cities for cost of operating moveable bridges (VIDEO)

Michigan bill would reimburse cities for cost of...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 22, 2016

A bill introduced by Michigan state Sen. Mike Green, R-Mayville, would have the state reimburse municipalities for the cost of operating movable ...

Colorado DOT accepting applications for Transportation Alternatives Program

Colorado DOT accepting applications for Transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 22, 2016

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is accepting applications for the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). The measure provides federal funds ...

Virginia DOT encourages litter pick up for Earth Day

Virginia DOT encourages litter pick up for Earth Day

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 22, 2016

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) encouraged Adopt-A-Highway groups and other volunteers to do a little “spring cleaning” via roadside ...

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