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Ohio DOT launches construction season at Opportunity Corridor

Ohio DOT launches construction season at Opportunity...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 18, 2015

The Ohio Department of Transportation began its construction season March 16 at the northern section of Opportunity Corridor that will ...

Caterpillar brings its quick-heating screed system to two new pavers: the AP655F, AP600F

Caterpillar brings its quick-heating screed system to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 17, 2015

  At the World of Asphalt show in Baltimore today, Caterpillar introduced two new pavers equipped with its quick-heating screed system ...

Ground broken on Indiana’s $400 million “Major Moves 2020″ transportation projects

Ground broken on Indiana’s $400 million “Major...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 17, 2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence recently broke ground to symbolically begin work on the "Major Moves 2020" construction program, representing a $400 ...

Mississippi DOT announces Pittman as new roadway design engineer

Mississippi DOT announces Pittman as new roadway design...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 16, 2015

Richard Pittman is the new Roadway Design division engineer for the Mississippi Department of Transporation. MDOT announced the appointment, stating the ...

As highway reauthorization hearing nears, ARTBA proposes 15-cent gas tax increase for 10-year funding

As highway reauthorization hearing nears, ARTBA...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 13, 2015

A proposal dubbed “Getting Beyond Gridlock” by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) would raise $401 billion for highway ...

TRB plans webinar covering pothole patching

TRB plans webinar covering pothole patching

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 12, 2015

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies will hold a webinar April 1 covering current practices for patching potholes, ...

Los Angeles city engineer joins Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Board

Los Angeles city engineer joins Institute for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 12, 2015

The American Public Works Association (APWA) President Larry Stevens has appointed Gary Lee Moore, Los Angeles city engineer, to the Institute ...

USDOT launches local hiring pilot program

USDOT launches local hiring pilot program

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 05, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation is introducing a one-year pilot program through the Federal Highway Administration that allows local hiring ...

There are 90 transportation funding bills awaiting action across the U.S.

There are 90 transportation funding bills awaiting...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 03, 2015

The American Road & Transportation Builder’s Association, through its Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC), reports that 26 state legislatures have ...

NAPA webinar to cover asphalt pavement outlook for 2015

NAPA webinar to cover asphalt pavement outlook for 2015

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 25, 2015

The National Asphalt Pavement Association’s (NAPA) Asphalt Pavement Industry 2015 Business Outlook webinar, set for March 2, will cover figures for ...

The Vacuworx Octapad lifts slabs faster with 8 seal points that adapt to imperfections

The Vacuworx Octapad lifts slabs faster with 8 seal...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 20, 2015

Few concrete highway slabs slated for removal are pristine rectangles. Most are riddled with potholes, surface imperfections and of course, ...

FHWA releases $232 million for emergency road and bridge repairs

FHWA releases $232 million for emergency road and...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 20, 2015

Twenty-six states and Puerto Rico are set to receive $232 million in Emergency Relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration for ...

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