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18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for highway, bridge projects

18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

The latest report from the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) shows that 18 states and the District of Columbia use variable-rate gas ...

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway funding, won’t mean cheaper pump prices

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

The California State Board of Equalization voted to reduce the state's gasoline tax to 30 cents per gallon from 36 cents, ...

South Dakota’s roads and bridges face significant deterioration in next decade if current funding levels hold

South Dakota’s roads and bridges face significant...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

South Dakota suffers from a list of transportation issues, including nationally ubiquitous deteriorated bridges and roads and low funding, in addition ...

NAPA webinar to cover asphalt pavement outlook for 2015

NAPA webinar to cover asphalt pavement outlook for 2015

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 25, 2015

The National Asphalt Pavement Association’s (NAPA) Asphalt Pavement Industry 2015 Business Outlook webinar, set for March 2, will cover figures for ...

Michigan DOT doesn’t hold contractors to project warranties, audit finds

Michigan DOT doesn’t hold contractors to project...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 24, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) isn’t holding roadwork contractors properly accountable for warranties on their projects, which puts the cost of ...

The Vacuworx Octapad lifts slabs faster with 8 seal points that adapt to imperfections

The Vacuworx Octapad lifts slabs faster with 8 seal...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 20, 2015

Few concrete highway slabs slated for removal are pristine rectangles. Most are riddled with potholes, surface imperfections and of course, ...

Want half-off alignment at Sears? Publicly shame your city and its potholes on social media

Want half-off alignment at Sears? Publicly shame your...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 20, 2015

It’s said that admitting you have a problem is the first step toward recovery. If that is the case then we ...

NAPA to hold environmental, health and safety conference at World of Asphalt 2015

NAPA to hold environmental, health and safety...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 19, 2015

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has scheduled its Beyond Compliance: Achieving EH&S Excellence conference near the start of the World ...

More Maryland bridges found to be crumbling upon ordered inspections

More Maryland bridges found to be crumbling upon...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 18, 2015

After inspecting nearly 70 bridges, Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) workers removed loose concrete from five bridges Feb. 14-15, according to ...

The 3 things needed right now to repair our nation’s bridges, according to 12 DOTs

The 3 things needed right now to repair our...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2015

The nation’s infrastructure system can be likened to an economic circulatory system – giving us freedom, opportunity and mobility—and this ...

With Better Roads integration, Equipment World expands transportation coverage to road building, bridges, DOTs and more

With Better Roads integration, Equipment World expands...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2015

For those who frequent this site, it's a change you have probably already noticed. But just in case you haven't, ...

Report: Apple is working on an electric car to take on Tesla

Report: Apple is working on an electric car to take on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2015

After rumors began swirling last week about a potential foray by Apple into the car business, the Wall Street Journal is now ...

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