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Caterpillar brings its quick-heating screed system to two new pavers: the AP655F, AP600F

Caterpillar brings its quick-heating screed system to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 17, 2015

  At the World of Asphalt show in Baltimore today, Caterpillar introduced two new pavers equipped with its quick-heating screed system ...

Mississippi DOT announces Pittman as new roadway design engineer

Mississippi DOT announces Pittman as new roadway design...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 16, 2015

Richard Pittman is the new Roadway Design division engineer for the Mississippi Department of Transporation. MDOT announced the appointment, stating the ...

Oregon offers online calculator so drivers can see what they’ll owe in upcoming pay-as-you-go road usage program

Oregon offers online calculator so drivers can see what...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 11, 2015

OReGO, Oregon’s voluntary Road Usage Charge Program, offers an online calculator to help determine what a drive would pay under ...

Report identifies areas of improvement for Utah’s roads and bridges

Report identifies areas of improvement for Utah’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 04, 2015

Despite getting a B+ grade from the American Society of Civil Engineers for the condition of its roads and bridges, Utah ...

FHWA creates education grants for SHRP2

FHWA creates education grants for SHRP2

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 04, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration has launched a grant program for the second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2) titled SHRP2 Education ...

There are 90 transportation funding bills awaiting action across the U.S.

There are 90 transportation funding bills awaiting...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 03, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builder’s Association, through its Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC), reports that 26 state legislatures have ...

Wirtgen launches Tier 4 interim SP 25i slipform paver

Wirtgen launches Tier 4 interim SP 25i slipform paver

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 02, 2015

Wirtgen America's new SP 25i slipform paver offers Tier 4 interim-compliant emissions, an update for the current SP 25 line. The ...

Ohio DOT approves $2.5 billion in construction projects

Ohio DOT approves $2.5 billion in construction projects

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 02, 2015

The Ohio Department of Transportation’s Transportation Review Advisory Council (TRAC) has approved roughly $2.5 billion in transportation plan projects and associated ...

Fahrner Asphalt, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce team up to offer road construction training in Wisconsin

Fahrner Asphalt, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce team up...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 02, 2015

Fahrner Asphalt Sealers and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (HCCW) have partnered to offer road construction and repair job training, ...

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 ...

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