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Americans place high value on transportation

Americans place high value on transportation

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 30, 2013

About 75 to 80 percent of Americans would prefer to have safe, efficient and well-maintained transportation infrastructure over cable, cell ...

LaHood announces $1 million in immediate funding for I-5 bridge in Washington

LaHood announces $1 million in immediate funding for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 24, 2013

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced the immediate availability of $1 million federal emergency funds for Washington State to ...

FHWA hosts webinar on AASHTO’s PaveSuite

FHWA hosts webinar on AASHTO’s PaveSuite

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 20, 2013

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will host a webinar on PaveSuite on May 22 from 2:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. ...

FHWA deploys bridge-inspecting robots

FHWA deploys bridge-inspecting robots

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 17, 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is deploying a robot to help inspect the safety and structure ...

FHWA Administrator Mendez: Safety is top priority in innovation

FHWA Administrator Mendez: Safety is top priority in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 24, 2013

Safety is the top priority when considering new innovation in transportation and infrastructure, Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez said in ...

$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 ...

The Other Dangers

The Other Dangers

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 05, 2013

Don’t overlook these jobsite hazards when working near traffic.   By Lauren Heartsill Dowdle, Contributing Editor     When you work road construction zones there ...

Road Science

Road Science

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 01, 2012

Pre-Measure Your Carbon Footprint   Calculators help predict the environmental impact of roadbuilding projects     By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   New tools keep appearing to ...

Lattatudes

Lattatudes

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 09, 2012

Words and Laws   By John Latta, Editor-in-Chief You know Parkinson’s Law and you know people who live it. Cyril Northcote Parkinson, a 20th ...

Crash Rated PARAGLAS SOUNDSTOP TL4 system

Crash Rated PARAGLAS SOUNDSTOP TL4 system

Posted by Staff Report on Aug 07, 2012

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Approved Noise Barrier System For Bridges and Highway Overpasses Evonik Cyro LLC announces the application of the ...

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 ...

RoadScience

RoadScience

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 06, 2012

A Concrete Solution: Admixtures Change PCC Performance By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Portland cement concrete (PCC) is the most widely used structural material ...

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