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Four contractors compete for $1.1 billion I-285/GA 400 interchange project in Atlanta

Four contractors compete for $1.1 billion I-285/GA 400...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 30, 2015

Georgia is set to spend more money than it's ever spent on a road project to redesign and reconstruct the ...

Florida DOT wins grand prize at America’s Transportation Awards National Competition

Florida DOT wins grand prize at America’s...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 29, 2015

The Florida Department of Transportation took home top honors at the 2015 America's Transportation Awards on Sunday. FDOT beat out the competition ...

Caterpillar CEO says Congress’ inaction on long-term highway bill threatens nation’s future

Caterpillar CEO says Congress’ inaction on...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 24, 2015

The chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc. is again speaking out in favor of a long-term highway bill. Doug Oberhelman wrote a column ...

Indiana DOT investigating potential asphalt failures due to contractor errors

Indiana DOT investigating potential asphalt failures...

Posted by Chris Hill on Sep 23, 2015

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is looking at 188 road projects completed recently for potential early failure due to ...

Stronger, longer bridge girders the aim of research collaboration between University of Alabama, ALDOT

Stronger, longer bridge girders the aim of research...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 18, 2015

More durable and longer bridge girders could spell cheaper construction costs among other benefits, and a few engineering researchers at ...

APWA joins 82 organizations calling on House to pass long-term highway bill

APWA joins 82 organizations calling on House to pass...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 17, 2015

The American Public Works Association is ready for the House of Representatives to pass a long-term transportation bill, and the organization ...

Congress back in session as Highway Trust Fund deadline looms

Congress back in session as Highway Trust Fund deadline...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 11, 2015

Congress was back in session this week after the August recess, and the clock is ticking for lawmakers to act ...

Atlas Copco intros Dynapac F800T paver with new controls

Atlas Copco intros Dynapac F800T paver with new...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 04, 2015

Atlas Copco has a new 10-foot highway class paver with a wide range of new features to make for easier handling ...

Construction of new Tappan Zee Bridge is halfway done, new video details future work

Construction of new Tappan Zee Bridge is halfway done,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 04, 2015

The construction of the multi-billion dollar new Tappan Zee Bridge has hit the halfway point. The Journal News reported that the New York ...

Stronger Big Bertha cutter head lowered back into its pit for tunneling

Stronger Big Bertha cutter head lowered back into its...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 27, 2015

Big Bertha's massive cutter head is back underground after months of repairs were made to get the world's largest tunnel-boring ...

The MacArthur Causeway, part of the Florida Department of Transportations Port of Miami Tunnel project.

Ten state DOT projects named America’s Transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 26, 2015

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), along with AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have ...

Transportation Construction Coalition launches ads targeting House members about highway bill

Transportation Construction Coalition launches ads...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 26, 2015

Just as the House of Representatives gets ready to get back to work after the August recess, quite a few congressmen are ...

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