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Bomag intros BW206AD-5 tandem vibratory roller designed for smoother finishes

Bomag intros BW206AD-5 tandem vibratory roller designed...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 24, 2016

Bomag’s new BW206AD-5 tandem vibratory roller features a larger drum diameter than has been available on 84.1-inch drum models, a ...

Roadtec’s new BF400 side paver is a low-cost method for widening roads and more

Roadtec’s new BF400 side paver is a low-cost...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 23, 2016

Roadtec has launched its first side paver here at World of Asphalt in Nashville, a machine that can be used ...

Bonded for Life: The cold milling equipment, techniques and technology for a super-smooth asphalt overlay

Bonded for Life: The cold milling equipment, techniques...

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Mar 22, 2016

A milled surface with the right pattern, grade and slope is the key to a super-smooth asphalt overlay that wins ...

Highways 2.0: Transportation’s future holds drastic changes for road builders

Highways 2.0: Transportation’s future holds...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 11, 2016

The Eisenhower Interstate System was a bold plan. It supercharged our economy and provided good, middle class jobs to millions of ...

VIDEO: The Zipper truck builds tunnels in no time without any adhesive

VIDEO: The Zipper truck builds tunnels in no time...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 04, 2016

With this unique truck and some larger-than-life concrete lego bricks, tunnel building takes no time it all. According to a report ...

Topcon unveils robotic LPS concrete paving system

Topcon unveils robotic LPS concrete paving system

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 01, 2016

Topcon Positioning Group has introduced a local positioning system for concrete paving for use when GNSS signals aren't available. The company ...

Indiana House passes plan to raise taxes on cigarettes and gas to pay for roads

Indiana House passes plan to raise taxes on cigarettes...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

The Indiana House of Representatives has passed a bill that would raise the tax on gas and cigarettes in order ...

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to fund green infrastructure

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

President Barack Obama is aiming to implement more measures to combat climate change, and this time he's eyeing oil companies to foot the bill. The ...

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for inspections

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 28, 2016

Inspectors for the Texas Department of Transportation might soon have a new tool that could make their jobs a little easier. TxDOT has been ...

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased highway funding

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 20, 2016

During Sunday's Democratic presidential debate in Charleston, South Carolina, Sunday night, all three candidates vowed that transportation funding would be one of ...

Concrete overlays: Price parity and growing DOT/municipality use lead industry

Concrete overlays: Price parity and growing...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 19, 2016

Today’s roadbuilding environment requires more results from fewer resources, so extending pavement life is critical. One way to do this ...

California governor proposes annual vehicle fee to fund road construction

California governor proposes annual vehicle fee to fund...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 14, 2016

California needs more money for its aging roads and bridges, but with so many electric and hybrid vehicle drivers, the ...

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