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2014 Bridge Inventory Online Exclusive: How the 2014...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 12, 2014

Better Roads published its 2014 Annual Bridge Inventory in the November 2014 print edition. (The digital edition will be uploaded soon ...

Asphalt pavement mixes are greener, more sustainable than ever

Asphalt pavement mixes are greener, more sustainable...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 22, 2014

Asphalt pavement mixes are more sustainable than ever thanks to the increased use of recycled materials and energy-saving warm-mix technologies. According ...

Bad roads cost Massachusetts drivers $8.3 billion a year

Bad roads cost Massachusetts drivers $8.3 billion a...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 21, 2014

Deficient and congested roads and bridges ends up costing Massachusetts drivers a total of $8.3 billion statewide annually, and as much ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Turn Around! FDOT seeking ways to alert wrong-way drivers

Turn Around! FDOT seeking ways to alert wrong-way...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 25, 2014

Since 2012 there have been four deaths resulting from drivers going the wrong way in Interstate 275 in Tampa. Since ...

FHWA research could improve visibility, safety for snowplow operators

FHWA research could improve visibility, safety for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 11, 2014

Imagine clearing the roads in the thick of winter. The weather produces whiteout conditions and there is no visibility, yet ...

DOT continues to project Highway Trust Fund shortfall in August

DOT continues to project Highway Trust Fund shortfall...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 14, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation maintains its projection that the Highway Trust Fund will shortfall in August, according to the ...

How Nevada maintains the lowest number of deficient bridges in the U.S.

How Nevada maintains the lowest number of deficient...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 01, 2014

Nevada has the lowest number of deficient bridges in the nation, according to recent Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) data. The data ...

Geosynthetics speed construction

Geosynthetics speed construction

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 01, 2014

Geosynthetics Speed Construction While Enhancing Pavement Performance Geosynthetics comprise a family of value-added products that allows highways, roads and bridges to be ...

ARTBA: VMTs are rebounding

ARTBA: VMTs are rebounding

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 24, 2014

Vehicle miles traveled (VMTs) are on the rise, despite reports that American’s are driving less, according to a memo the ...

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