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Light-emitting concrete, RCC for highway use and more research that may fuel tomorrow’s road projects

Light-emitting concrete, RCC for highway use and more...

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Jul 16, 2015

Research influences how state and local transportation officials approach future road projects. A primary venue for transportation officials to get ...

NAPA panel: Asphalt durability relies on mix design, density, and paving basics

NAPA panel: Asphalt durability relies on mix design,...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 16, 2015

Members of the National Asphalt Pavement Association’s (NAPA) Pavement Performance task group told attendees of the association’s midyear conference that ...

Alaska DOT seeks public comment on 2016-2019 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program

Alaska DOT seeks public comment on 2016-2019 Statewide...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 16, 2015

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) has made its Statewide Transportation Improvement Program for fiscal years 2016-2019 ...

House Republicans say latest stopgap is best route to a long-term highway bill

House Republicans say latest stopgap is best route to a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 15, 2015

With just two weeks to go before the Highway Trust Fund expires, Republicans in the House of Representatives have proposed ...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx speaks at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

Foxx tells DOTs Highway Trust Fund reimbursements to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 15, 2015

Yesterday morning Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sent out letters to the departments of transportation of all 50 states, five territories, ...

Worker shortage delays major highway expansion project in Austin

Worker shortage delays major highway expansion project...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 15, 2015

Austin is the latest city in the U.S where contractors are concerned over the shortage of skilled construction workers. According to a ...

NAPA to hold silent auction at 2016 annual meeting to endow emergency benevolent fund

NAPA to hold silent auction at 2016 annual meeting to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 15, 2015

The National Asphalt Pavement Association will hold a silent auction at its 2016 annual meeting to help fund and take ...

NAPA presents Operational Excellence awards at midyear meeting

NAPA presents Operational Excellence awards at midyear...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 14, 2015

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) presented its 2014 Operational Excellence Awards in five categories during the associations first general ...

USDOT releases road and bridge condition details for each state to highlight Highway Trust Fund needs

USDOT releases road and bridge condition details for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 13, 2015

To highlight the dwindling amount of time left in providing for the Highway Trust Fund, which ends July 31 without ...

Senate committee set to vote on “comprehensive” transportation reform Wednesday

Senate committee set to vote on...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 13, 2015

U.S. Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota) announced the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation will consider and vote on ...

Bipartisan House group wants to use “Queen of the Hill” rule to make gains on transportation bill

Bipartisan House group wants to use “Queen of the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 13, 2015

A group of 10 members of the House of Representatives have had enough of the back-and-forth that has plagued and ...

Kansas DOT approves $73.4 million in state highway projects

Kansas DOT approves $73.4 million in state highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jul 13, 2015

The Kansas Department of Transportation approved $73.4 million in bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in its June ...

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