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Oklahoma DOT hires engineering firm to create earthquake response protocol for bridge inspections

Oklahoma DOT hires engineering firm to create...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 09, 2015

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) has hired an engineering group to create a new plan for examining and responding ...

North Carolina DOT holds regional student bridge building contest

North Carolina DOT holds regional student bridge...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 06, 2015

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) recently held the four regional competitions for its 16th annual Model Bridge Building ...

South Carolina DOT to use FHWA innovation research grant for bridge inspections

South Carolina DOT to use FHWA innovation research...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 03, 2015

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has received a $787,104 grant from the Federal Highway Administration’s Accelerated Innovation Deployment ...

One dead after couple drives off demolished bridge in Indiana; access and proper signage called into question

One dead after couple drives off demolished bridge in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 02, 2015

A woman was killed March 28 after she and her husband drove off a partially demolished bridge, plunging 37.5 feet to ...

More than 1/3 of New York roads and bridges are in poor and deficient condition

More than 1/3 of New York roads and bridges are in poor...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 23, 2015

The Road Improvement Program’s “Conditions and Safety of New York’s Roads and Bridges” report shows that 37 percent of the state’s ...

#FixTheTrustFund campaign aims to flood social media with infographics supporting a long-term highway bill

#FixTheTrustFund campaign aims to flood social media...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 20, 2015

The Transportation Construction Coalition this week launched a 12-day social media infographic campaign to “press Congress to find a permanent fix ...

Illinois Tollway committee approves funding up to $993 million for Route 53/120 project

Illinois Tollway committee approves funding up to $993...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 16, 2015

A committee formed by the Illinois Tollway (IT) approved funding recommendations that could generate between $745 million and $993 million for ...

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 ...

As highway reauthorization hearing nears, ARTBA proposes 15-cent gas tax increase for 10-year funding

As highway reauthorization hearing nears, ARTBA...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 13, 2015

A proposal dubbed “Getting Beyond Gridlock” by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) would raise $401 billion for highway ...

Sixth element, reaching 90 feet deep, placed for Midtown Tunnel in Virginia

Sixth element, reaching 90 feet deep, placed for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 13, 2015

The sixth of 11 elements being used to create a new two-lane Midtown Tunnel connecting Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia, was ...

Illinois Tollway begins second phase of I-90 widening project

Illinois Tollway begins second phase of I-90 widening...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 09, 2015

This week the Illinois Tollway (IT) is shifting traffic on the eastern side of the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway between ...

Atlas Copco debuts modular CP2700 pneumatic roller

Atlas Copco debuts modular CP2700 pneumatic roller

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 06, 2015

Atlas Copco’s Dynapac CP2700 pneumatic roller emphasizes one of the company’s newest core strategies: modular design to improve servicing and ...

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