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Texas DOT launches new tools for warning drivers about road construction zones

Texas DOT launches new tools for warning drivers about...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2013

The Texas Department of Transportation has launched two new tools to warn drivers approaching road construction zones to slow down ...

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are more important than their iPhone or TV

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

To say the findings of a recent study reported on by our sister site Better Roads are a bit shocking ...

Volvo celebrates Shippensburg plant expansion with commemorative L60G wheel loader

Volvo celebrates Shippensburg plant expansion with...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 22, 2013

"This is really about Volvo's ongoing commitment to North American market," said Pat Olney, president, Volvo Construction Equipment in remarks ...

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far in current fiscal year

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 15, 2013

Federal funds obligated by federal, state and local departments of transportation (DOTs) have increased $7 billion during the current fiscal ...

States begin new projects rather than repairing, maintaining existing infrastructure

States begin new projects rather than repairing,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2013

The main reason the U.S. can't afford to maintain its existing roads and bridges? States keep building new ones, reports ...

TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

Posted by Jill Dunn on May 07, 2012

Congress will begin reconciling Senate and House highway reauthorization bills this week that contain significantly increased funding for a loan ...

LaHood awards $6.5 million to ease truck parking...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 03, 2011

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood awarded $4,480,000 to Michigan's I-94 Truck Parking and Information Management System and $2,049,940 ...

Oregon DOT saves millions through cost avoidance with...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 03, 2011

For every $1 invested in the Oregon Department of Transportation’s nine information technology systems on the Oregon Transportation Investment Act ...

Missouri to host 2012 National Work Zone Week event

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 19, 2011

On the heels of Work Zone Awareness Week, Missouri has been chosen from several other state nominees to host the ...

Highway traffic highest level since 2007

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 08, 2011

Americans drove 3 trillion miles in 2010, the most vehicle miles traveled since 2007 and the third-highest ever recorded, U.S. ...

FHWA Paper: Crash Impact of Smooth Lane Narrowing with...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 14, 2010

The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has released a TechBrief that examines a treatment to reduce approach speeds at unsignalized intersections ...

Final Take

Final Take

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Apr 02, 2010

Florida takes French lessons in interchange design The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is taking a French lesson in designing interchanges ...

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