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Montana DOT supervisor killed in equipment accident inside work zone

Montana DOT supervisor killed in equipment accident...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 25, 2015

A Montana Department of Transportation worker was killed while doing shoulder work on a highway in Missoula County. According to NBC ...

New Hampshire governor nominates MassDOT veteran Sheehan for NHDOT commissioner post

New Hampshire governor nominates MassDOT veteran...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 24, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan has announced she will nominate Victoria Sheehan, currently with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), as the ...

In AGC video to Congress, contractors plead for a highway bill (VIDEO)

In AGC video to Congress, contractors plead for a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 24, 2015

Contractors across America are fed up with the lack of progress from Congress on a long-term highway bill and many joined ...

Screenshot from U.S. 301 Mainline toll road simulation

Delaware’s U.S. 301 Mainline toll road to get $211.35...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 21, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will provide a maximum loan of $211.35 million for construction of the U.S. 301 ...

Washington state DOT testing zig-zagged road lines to get drivers’ attention

Washington state DOT testing zig-zagged road lines to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 20, 2015

Washington is trying out a European approach to getting drivers attention at a busy crossing path. According to KIRO TV, the ...

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 ...

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