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Don Hunt to resign as Chief of Colorado DOT

Don Hunt to resign as Chief of Colorado DOT

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 11, 2014

Don Hunt is resigning as executive director of the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). However, he has not given an exact ...

Ray LaHood: ‘We need a big pot of money’ to fix America’s roads and bridges

Ray LaHood: ‘We need a big pot of money’ to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 31, 2014

Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at ...

Former DOT Sec. LaHood: “We need a big pot of money” to fix America’s roads and bridges

Former DOT Sec. LaHood: “We need a big pot of...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 30, 2014

Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at ...

Most commuters happy with new beltline signs

Most commuters happy with new beltline signs

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 27, 2014

So far most drivers in Madison, Wisconsin, have been happy with the Department of Transportation's new beltline signs. The DOT says ...

More states ban ET-Plus guardrail system

More states ban ET-Plus guardrail system

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 24, 2014

The list of state department of transportations to have removed the controversial guardrail end-terminal model (ET-Plus) from its approved highway-products ...

ADA Angst over pavement preservation

ADA Angst over pavement preservation

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Oct 09, 2014

Pavement preservation stakeholders in the United States are concerned that a reinterpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act last year ...

Hacked construction signs are no laughing matter

Hacked construction signs are no laughing matter

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 07, 2014

Some may see it as a practical joke, while others know it's no laughing matter. Some jokester thought it would be ...

Are flying robots the future of road construction?

Are flying robots the future of road construction?

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 30, 2014

Centuries ago some people thought the world would be taken over by robots and flying cars by now. They may ...

Foxx announces 72 TIGER 2014 recipients

Foxx announces 72 TIGER 2014 recipients

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 18, 2014

The Department of Transportation (DOT) will provide $600 million for 72 transportation projects in 46 states and the District of ...

New use of carbon fiber grid in precast concrete piles

New use of carbon fiber grid in precast concrete piles

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 17, 2014

U.S. Patent 8,677,720, “Precast concrete pile with carbon fiber reinforced grid,” is a new technology promising to dramatically extend the service ...

DOT loans $950 million to Florida highway project

DOT loans $950 million to Florida highway project

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 12, 2014

The federal government has decided to loan $950 million to Florida for use on a project to expand the state's ...

Old mines could cause roads to collapse

Old mines could cause roads to collapse

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 02, 2014

Andy Moreland, a geotechnical engineer with the Ohio Department of Transportation, was driving on Rt. 33 toward Nelsonville when he noticed ...

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