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Sustainable pavement methods mature, but the future calls for more measurable results

Sustainable pavement methods mature, but the future...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 06, 2015

Discussing sustainability in most industries usually elicits one of a couple of responses: either groans, rolling eyes and shuffling feet; ...

Bipartisan Senate bill would offer a tax credit for transportation projects

Bipartisan Senate bill would offer a tax credit for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 05, 2015

A Republican and a Democratic crossed party lines to propose a bill Monday that would provide a tax credit for ...

Michigan TAMC releases road condition dashboards with historical data

Michigan TAMC releases road condition dashboards with...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 23, 2015

The Michigan Transportation Asset Management Council (TAMC) has created a series of online “dashboards” that provide road condition comparisons across ...

APA announces 7 state DOTs as winners for 2014 Perpetual Pavement Awards

APA announces 7 state DOTs as winners for 2014...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 23, 2015

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA), in coordination with the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) have selected seven transportation agencies ...

Hamm unveils improved Easy Drive operation panel for rollers; will roll out to all models

Hamm unveils improved Easy Drive operation panel for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 22, 2015

At Intermat, Hamm has introduced a new operator's interface for its rollers which greatly improves over the current instrumentation while ...

TRIP report ties Michigan economic health to road and bridge conditions

TRIP report ties Michigan economic health to road and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 22, 2015

The Road Improvement Program’s latest report examining the conditions of Michigan’s transportation system identifies issues with “long-term economic growth” if ...

Web tool analyzes impact of long-term pavement treatments across states, highways

Web tool analyzes impact of long-term pavement...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 22, 2015

Web-based IRI Explorer (www.iriexplorer.com) uses data from the Federal Highway Administration’s Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) database to study the long-term ...

Bipartisan highway bill would tie federal gas tax to inflation, create transportation commission

Bipartisan highway bill would tie federal gas tax to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 20, 2015

A bipartisan group of representatives have introduced a long-term bill for funding infrastructure that would tie the gas tax to ...

Paul, Boxer intro bill calling for 6.5% tax on repatriated foreign earnings to fund highway spending

Paul, Boxer intro bill calling for 6.5% tax on...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 20, 2015

As we near the May 31 funding deadline for the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), an expected flurry of proposed legislation ...

ARTBA Highway Trust Fund campaign urges social media, phone calls, and email efforts to reach Congress

ARTBA Highway Trust Fund campaign urges social media,...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 20, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has launched a digital media campaign designed to “amplify the voices of ...

Four-ton pipe rolls from wheel loader, crushes worker in California work zone

Four-ton pipe rolls from wheel loader, crushes worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 16, 2015

While working a highway job near San Francisco Wednesday, a construction worker was crushed and killed by a large pipe. According ...

Missouri commission awards $13 million in road and bridge contracts

Missouri commission awards $13 million in road and...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 06, 2015

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has awarded 11 contracts totaling nearly $13 million for the 24-country Southeast District of the ...

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