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Scientists develop first self-healing protective coating for concrete

Scientists develop first self-healing protective...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2013

Just last week we heard about a formula of asphalt that, when heated by induction, can actually repair itself. And ...

FY13 funding for DOT released. Ouch!

FY13 funding for DOT released. Ouch!

Posted by John Latta on Jun 06, 2012

The House Appropriations Committee has released the fiscal year 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill. Apparently the old ...

Here’s an idea

Here’s an idea

Posted by John Latta on Jun 01, 2012

As our transportation infrastructure woes get more woeful, figuring out how to get work done for today and tomorrow and ...

DOT gives states $20M for natural disaster repair

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 08, 2012

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Monday, May 7, announced $20 million for Oregon, Alabama and South Carolina to help ...

TRB: Disaster guide bids solicited

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 31, 2011

The Transportation Research Board is soliciting bids to create a "Guide to Regional Transportation Planning for Disasters, Emergencies and Significant ...

FMCSA to reconsider hours rules

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 27, 2009

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has decided to conduct another rulemaking regarding hours-of-service regulations as part of an Oct. ...

DOT recovery spending hits $3 billion but rail money...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 28, 2009

Federal transportation construction programs spent $3.145 billion through Sept. 18 on highways, bridges and other repairs ranging from transit systems ...

LaHood Kicks Off Program to Get More Women Working in...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 24, 2009

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is working to get women on the move - literally. In what seems to be a ...

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