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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 ...

Missing barricade leaves VW Bug straddling a work zone barrier in Oklahoma

Missing barricade leaves VW Bug straddling a work zone...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 06, 2015

The driver of a Volkswagen beetle walked away from the car shaken up but unharmed after mistakenly driving into a ...

How Arkansas and Pennsylvania increased their highway funding

How Arkansas and Pennsylvania increased their highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 02, 2015

  When events are beyond our control on a macro level, it becomes time to refocus and think both smaller in ...

PHOTOS: Big Bertha’s 2,000-ton front end lifted to the surface. How the world’s largest tunneler was raised

PHOTOS: Big Bertha’s 2,000-ton front end lifted...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

After a year of slumber and almost a month after chewing her way into a 12-story repair pit, Big Bertha, the ...

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