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Optimizing pavement levels of service

Optimizing pavement levels of service

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Oct 09, 2015

A pavement’s level of service is a measure that combines a pavement’s design criteria – such as freeway, primary arterial, ...

Drunk man falls into pothole, is buried alive beneath roller by road workers in India

Drunk man falls into pothole, is buried alive beneath...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 08, 2015

Two construction workers have been arrested in connection with the death of a man in India after they allegedly buried him ...

Virginia DOT gets $55.5 million in extra federal funds for road work

Virginia DOT gets $55.5 million in extra federal funds...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 08, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration recently reallocated $55.5 million in federal funds to Virginia that will go toward repaving 400 miles ...

ARTBA honors 5 members with division awards

ARTBA honors 5 members with division awards

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 02, 2015

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association gave division awards to five members at the its national convention on Wednesday. ARTBA announced ...

PennDOT accepting applications for transportation project funding

PennDOT accepting applications for transportation...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 02, 2015

  The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced it's accepting applications for $40 million in grants available for transportation projects next fiscal year. PennDOT announced ...

House Majority leader pledges to pass a long-term highway bill

House Majority leader pledges to pass a long-term...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 01, 2015

The favorite to replace John Boehner (R-Ohio) as the Speaker of the House has gone on record vowing to pass ...

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 ...

Vandals use dozer, backhoe and even a fire truck to cause $100k+ damage to trees, roads other equipment in Oregon

Vandals use dozer, backhoe and even a fire truck to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 21, 2015

An Oregon construction company is looking at a hefty price tag for the damage done by someone who broke into a jobsite ...

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 ...

AGC expands highway work zone safety training with $120,000 federal grant

AGC expands highway work zone safety training with...

Posted by Chris Hill on Sep 16, 2015

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) will be expanding its highway work zone safety programs next year via the ...

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