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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 ...

San Francisco-Oakland: Troubled bridge over water

San Francisco-Oakland: Troubled bridge over water

Posted by John Latta on May 22, 2013

Closing in on an end-of-summer opening, the $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is getting set for ...

Road Science

Road Science

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 01, 2012

Pre-Measure Your Carbon Footprint   Calculators help predict the environmental impact of roadbuilding projects     By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   New tools keep appearing to ...

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 ...

Caltrans, California Department of Fish and Game stress...

Posted by Staff Report on Sep 20, 2012

Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) remind motorists during “Watch Out for Wildlife (WOW) Awareness Week” ...

Road Science

Road Science

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 13, 2011

?%# What percentage of RAP is best? It depends. T here are powerful inducements today to reuse reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in ...

Caltrans receives $55 million to reduce congestion, improve Safety on intercity rail corridor

Caltrans receives $55 million to reduce congestion,...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 01, 2011

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on Aug. 31 awarded three grants totaling $55 million to reduce congestion and increase safety ...

Santa Ana Gateway Project (I-5) named Freeway Project...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 08, 2011

The Santa Ana (I-5) Gateway Project that widened the last two miles of the I-5 near the Orange County line ...

Highway 1 reopens, winter slide closed road in April

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 10, 2011

Historic Highway 1 has been officially reopened, Caltrans officials announced on June 10. The winter slide, 7.5 miles north ...

Highway 1 reopens, winter slide closed road in April

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 10, 2011

Historic Highway 1 has been officially reopened, Caltrans officials announced on June 10. The winter slide, 7.5 miles north of the ...

Caltrans awards $78 million to 130 public transit...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 30, 2011

Caltrans on March 29 awarded $78 million to 130 public transit and air quality projects across California. All of the funding ...

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 ...

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