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FHWA gives $5 million in emergency funds to West Virginia DOT for flood-damaged roads and bridges

FHWA gives $5 million in emergency funds to West...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 30, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has given the West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) $5 million in Emergency Relief Funds ...

Potholes plague Oklahoma highways, patching material use up drastically

Potholes plague Oklahoma highways, patching material...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 10, 2015

Like many states across the country, Oklahoma’s highways were covered with potholes as a result of heavy rain and snow ...

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, ...

Conductive “sensing skin” paint could stop cracks in bridges, concrete structures before it’s too late

Conductive “sensing skin” paint could stop...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 22, 2014

A new paint-on "sensing skin" would allow officials to retrofit bridges and other concrete structures with the ability to detect ...

Spending of state DOTs places priority on new road construction over repairs

Spending of state DOTs places priority on new road...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 25, 2014

State departments of transportation spend more each year on new road construction than on road repairs, according to a new ...

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Reeves rejects statewide gas tax hike, supports bond bill

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Reeves rejects statewide gas tax...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 07, 2014

Missisppi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday at the Stennis Capitol Press Corps luncheon in Jackson that he won’t support ...

Ignore the potholes; re-elect me!

Ignore the potholes; re-elect me!

Posted by John Latta on Aug 02, 2013

Think of it as a NIMBP problem. As in a Not In My Back Pocket problem. Americans want more money to ...

Scientists develop first self-healing protective coating for concrete

Scientists develop first self-healing protective...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2013

Just last week we heard about a formula of asphalt that, when heated by induction, can actually repair itself. And ...

The feast and famine of road repairs

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 30, 2010

It’s either feast or famine. After several years of minimal maintenance and street resurfacing in the Chicago area because of state ...

Some Chicago road repairs expedites for Olympic...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 20, 2009

It looks like some roads in Chicago are going to don their best black outfit -- brand, spankin' new asphalt. In ...

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