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Seven states use technology, innovative solutions to combat extreme winter weather

Seven states use technology, innovative solutions to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 26, 2013

It’s no secret that extreme winter weather can drive up costs, forcing state transportation departments to think creatively when looking ...

Diamond saw cut surface textures improve pavement performance

Diamond saw cut surface textures improve pavement...

Posted by Contributed on Nov 15, 2013

Increasingly, specifiers around the world are recognizing the benefits of diamond grinding and other diamond saw cut textures for their ...

Caltrans wins Pavement Pioneer Award for Perpetual Pavement projects

Caltrans wins Pavement Pioneer Award for Perpetual...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 31, 2013

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has received a national Pavement Pioneer Award for the long-life asphalt pavement projects recently ...

AASHTO announces Faces of Transportation photo contest winners

AASHTO announces Faces of Transportation photo contest...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 27, 2013

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) announced Thursday that two photos of workers at the San ...

Top 10 finalists selected for America’s Transportation Awards

Top 10 finalists selected for America’s...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 04, 2013

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have selected 10 ...

Six projects receive western regional America’s Transportation Awards

Six projects receive western regional America’s...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 06, 2013

Six transportation projects have won awards in the sixth annual western regional America’s Transportation Awards competition. The competition, sponsored by the ...

PHOTOS: Engineers suspended on ropes inspect bridges

PHOTOS: Engineers suspended on ropes inspect bridges

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 31, 2013

Last year, Better Roads featured a story about engineers who inspect bridges by climbing the structures and using ropes to ...

Florida, California transportation projects named best...

Posted by Staff Report on Nov 20, 2012

Two high-profile transportation projects took home the top honors in the 5th annual America's Transportation Award competition. The awards were ...

Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 12, 2012

Getting Better all the Time   America’s structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridge count slowly, steadily falling   By Tina Grady Barbaccia   They aren’t numbers ...

California traffic deaths drop for fifth consecutive...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jul 21, 2011

California saw a decline in overall traffic deaths in 2010, marking the fifth year in a row of safer ...

ACPA recognizes ‘Excellence in Concrete...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 17, 2010

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) presented its 21st annual “Excellence in Concrete Pavement” awards, which recognize quality concrete pavements ...

$3.9 billion delayed in CA transportation funding

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 24, 2010

Due to the lack of a new state budget, $932 million in transportation funding was delayed or deferred on Sept. ...

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