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Massachusetts Transportation Secretary reveals 10-year, $1.02 billion plan

Massachusetts Transportation Secretary reveals 10-year,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 15, 2013

Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Richard Davey has unveiled a 10-year plan to upkeep and update the state's transportation system, which he ...

Video: East span of the Bay Bridge is born

Video: East span of the Bay Bridge is born

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 09, 2013

Over the past three-and-a-half years, workers have been busy constructing the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. ...

U.S. needs new bridges but states lack funding

U.S. needs new bridges but states lack funding

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 03, 2013

The average age of the 600,000 bridges in the United States is 43 years old, according to a new report ...

Report: Road construction to see only slight improvement in 2013

Report: Road construction to see only slight...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 03, 2013

Despite the ongoing economic recovery, the U.S. road construction market is tough going and will only slightly improve in the ...

ARTBA predicts modest growth for transportation construction in 2013

ARTBA predicts modest growth for transportation...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 17, 2012

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) 2013 United States Transportation Construction Market Forecast predicts modest growth in 2013, ...

Vancouver roads use recycled plastic in paving process

Vancouver roads use recycled plastic in paving process

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 20, 2012

Vancouver’s recycled plastic may be reincarnated as highway pavement. The city has revealed a new way to make asphalt using a ...

Salting may corrode steel-reinforced roads, bridges

Salting may corrode steel-reinforced roads, bridges

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 09, 2012

Gritting and salting roads, methods used to prevent automotive accidents in winter conditions, may lead to corrosion over months or ...

Rough Roads in Le Crowne Pointe Gardens

Posted by John Latta on Aug 16, 2012

I wonder how many agencies in charge of roads unknowingly face a problem that has just surfaced here in Tuscaloosa, ...

TRIP: Show N.H. the money to fix failing bridges, roads

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 21, 2010

One-third of New Hampshire’ major roads are deteriorated, 32 percent of the state’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, ...

Iowa DOT approves $2.3 billion road-widening project

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 10, 2010

The Iowa Transportation Commission on June 8 approved a five-year state highway program that includes $110 million to widen Interstate ...

ARTBA: Senate climate bill ‘shorts’...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 13, 2010

A majority of the revenue generated from a new transportation user fee included in a climate bill proposed in the ...

Proposed rule broadens DBE Program inclusions

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 07, 2010

Small businesses would benefit from a proposed rule that would help more economically and socially disadvantaged businesses participate in federal ...

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