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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 ...

DOT only taken half of bridge safety measures required by MAP-21 law

DOT only taken half of bridge safety measures required...

Posted by Staff Report on Sep 02, 2014

Only 12 of the 24 bridge safety actions required by the current MAP-21 highway funding law have been implemented by ...

DOT owes Palm Beach over $300K

DOT owes Palm Beach over $300K

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 20, 2014

In 2010 the Florida Department of Transportation paid Palm Beach $1.046 million when it took all but 1,598 square feet ...

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 15, 2014

It felt like an eternity went by before Congress passed a bill to fund the Highway Trust Fund through May ...

DOT evaluating sinkhole in Georgia

DOT evaluating sinkhole in Georgia

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 15, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation is evaluating a sinkhole that suddenly opened in a parking lot on John Morrow Parkway at ...

3 strategies for balancing safety and roadside weed control

3 strategies for balancing safety and roadside weed...

Posted by Contributed on Aug 14, 2014

Balancing public and crew safety while maintaining effective roadside weed control is an ongoing challenge for DOT managers. Rights of ...

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse of road building’s future without a gas tax increase

Bursting bubble of big tobacco financing gives glimpse...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 13, 2014

Last week I wrote about how states that engage in public-private partnerships (P3s) and other types of debt and bond ...

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