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Colorado DOT finance group director leaving post to become public-private partnership consultant

Colorado DOT finance group director leaving post to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 20, 2015

Michael Cheroutes, director of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CODOT) High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE), will leave his post in ...

Missouri DOT survey finds 87% of respondents would pay more to adequately fund roads

Missouri DOT survey finds 87% of respondents would pay...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 20, 2015

A survey commissioned by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) finds a large majority, 87 percent, of those responding would ...

Carper introduces new highway bill to Senate that would raise gas tax by 16 cents

Carper introduces new highway bill to Senate that would...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 19, 2015

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) has a new long-term highway bill that would raise the gas tax by 16 cents over ...

What’s behind foamed asphalt’s steep growth trajectory?

What’s behind foamed asphalt’s steep growth...

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Aug 18, 2015

Just like the swelling froth of expanded liquid asphalt in a foamed asphalt application, use of foamed asphalt in warm ...

Holcim is burning shoes to reduce pollution when making cement (VIDEO)

Holcim is burning shoes to reduce pollution when making...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 18, 2015

Holcim is using shoes to take a step toward being a leader as an environmentally friendly aggregate producer with its Vietnam operation. The company has forged ...

Missouri DOT seeks additional winter operations and maintenance workers

Missouri DOT seeks additional winter operations and...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 18, 2015

We may still be feeling the effects of summer heat but the Central District for the Missouri Department of Transportation ...

Arizona DOT begins testing wrong-way detection devices in hopes of curbing freeway crashes

Arizona DOT begins testing wrong-way detection devices...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 17, 2015

Following several crashes in following wrong-way drivers, Arizona is looking to crack down on the situation by installing new detection ...

ARTBA releases 2015 Transportation Officials and Engineers Database

ARTBA releases 2015 Transportation Officials and...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 17, 2015

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has recently made available its 2015 Transportation Officials and Engineers Database, including ...

Study shows Portland highways are either at capacity or nearly there

Study shows Portland highways are either at capacity or...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 17, 2015

Drivers in Oregon probably noticed their commute has been getting significantly more lengthy this year, and a new study found ...

Worker killed in equipment accident on Texas highway paving job

Worker killed in equipment accident on Texas highway...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 17, 2015

A construction worker inside a Texas work zone was killed last week in an accident involving heavy equipment at the ...

Michigan DOT wants comments on public involvement section of MI Transportation Plan

Michigan DOT wants comments on public involvement...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 17, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is seeking public comments on the public involvement part of the state’s long-range transportation ...

Georgia construction company files for bankruptcy, leaving road projects incomplete

Georgia construction company files for bankruptcy,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 14, 2015

A Georgia county is looking at a few incomplete road projects that were already paid for after an Augusta construction ...

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