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Sustainable pavement methods mature, but the future calls for more measurable results

Sustainable pavement methods mature, but the future...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 06, 2015

Discussing sustainability in most industries usually elicits one of a couple of responses: either groans, rolling eyes and shuffling feet; ...

Crews building a “bridge within a bridge,” as part of $1B Bayonne Bridge clearance expansion

Crews building a “bridge within a bridge,”...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 04, 2015

The world’s fourth largest arch bridge is undergoing upgrades to raise it to new levels. The $1.3 billion ongoing project to ...

Giant “Left Coast Lifter” crane’s first lift at new Tappan Zee bridge site more than a year in the making

Giant “Left Coast Lifter” crane’s...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 29, 2015

One of the largest cranes in the world was finally put to use in the Hudson River on Friday as ...

Minnesota gas tax would increase 16 cents a gallon under Senate bill

Minnesota gas tax would increase 16 cents a gallon...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2015

The Minnesota Senate has approved a bill that would increase the state’s gas tax by 16 cents per gallon and ...

This expanding wheel removes the need for air by shrinking or growing to fit any tire

This expanding wheel removes the need for air by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2015

Michelin has long been at work at removing the hassle of a flat tire. And even though the company's Tweel ...

Michigan TAMC releases road condition dashboards with historical data

Michigan TAMC releases road condition dashboards with...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 23, 2015

The Michigan Transportation Asset Management Council (TAMC) has created a series of online “dashboards” that provide road condition comparisons across ...

Hamm unveils improved Easy Drive operation panel for rollers; will roll out to all models

Hamm unveils improved Easy Drive operation panel for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 22, 2015

At Intermat, Hamm has introduced a new operator's interface for its rollers which greatly improves over the current instrumentation while ...

GSSI launches ground penetrating radar for road inspection, analysis

GSSI launches ground penetrating radar for road...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 17, 2015

Geophysical Survey Systems Inc.’s (GSSI) new RoadScan 30 ground penetrating radar (GPR) system can inspect and analyze roads at highway speeds ...

Technology is changing transportation at high speed. How DOTs can adapt now

Technology is changing transportation at high speed....

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 16, 2015

As the world changes with the rapid advancement of connected devices and technologies, so must the transportation industry. In a ...

VIDEO: Squad of excavators chews up a bridge in 30-second demolition time-lapse

VIDEO: Squad of excavators chews up a bridge in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2015

Time-lapse photography may have begun with capturing the movements of people and growing plants, but as it has matured, it's ...

Water shortage in California the result of 40 years of delusional infrastructure neglect

Water shortage in California the result of 40 years of...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 07, 2015

California's water shortage looms large in the headlines this spring. What few are talking about, however, is that the shortage ...

Shuster leads Pennsylvania transportation roadshow for infrastructure needs awareness

Shuster leads Pennsylvania transportation roadshow for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 07, 2015

Pennsylvania legislators, members of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee (TIC), and state department of transportation officials are hitting the ...

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