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The 3 things needed right now to repair our nation’s bridges, according to 12 DOTs

The 3 things needed right now to repair our...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2015

The nation’s infrastructure system can be likened to an economic circulatory system – giving us freedom, opportunity and mobility—and this ...

Report: Apple is working on an electric car to take on Tesla

Report: Apple is working on an electric car to take on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2015

After rumors began swirling last week about a potential foray by Apple into the car business, the Wall Street Journal is now ...

Kokosing CEO admits demolition plan was flawed in deadly bridge collapse

Kokosing CEO admits demolition plan was flawed in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 16, 2015

The demolition plan for a bridge that crossed over Interstate 75 near Cincinnati was flawed and has been found to ...

Maryland DOT orders bridge inspections in response to overpass dropping debris into traffic

Maryland DOT orders bridge inspections in response to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 16, 2015

Acting Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn has ordered the State Highway Administration (SHA) and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) to inspect all ...

ARTBA hires Houlihan as senior writer and editor

ARTBA hires Houlihan as senior writer and editor

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 13, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has named former Reuters staffer Eileen M. Houlihan as senior writer and editor. At ...

Deteriorating bridge drops debris on passing motorist in Maryland

Deteriorating bridge drops debris on passing motorist...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 12, 2015

In another example of how the nation’s bridges are suffering from reduced maintenance due to limited highway funding, portions of an ...

Sanders says his $1 trillion infrastructure bill would cost less than Iraq War

Sanders says his $1 trillion infrastructure bill would...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 11, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders says his 5-year $1 trillion infrastructure bill would cost less than the estimated cost of the “Bush/Cheney ...

Changes were made to demolition plans hours before Cincinnati bridge collapse

Changes were made to demolition plans hours before...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 11, 2015

Kokosing Construction Company Inc., whose employee Brandon Carl was crushed and killed in January while working atop a bridge crossing Interstate ...

ARTBA seeks entries for transportation challenges student video contest

ARTBA seeks entries for transportation challenges...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 10, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association is looking for creative students to develop a short video about their “perceptions of ...

NAPA launches asphalt plant “Diamond” best practices recognition program

NAPA launches asphalt plant “Diamond” best...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 10, 2015

The National Asphalt Pavement Association has created the Diamond Terminal Commendation program to help asphalt terminal operations to “demonstrate their commitment to ...

Historic Gasconade River Bridge on Route 66 to remain closed amid Missouri budget shortfalls

Historic Gasconade River Bridge on Route 66 to remain...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 10, 2015

In a statement released Feb. 9, the Missouri Department of Transportation says it’s planning to keep closed “indefinitely” the outer road ...

ACPA forms traffic task force, plans pavement design software initiative

ACPA forms traffic task force, plans pavement design...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 29, 2015

The American Concrete Pavement Association has announced two new initiatives for 2015: The formation of a task force for maintenance ...

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