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Texas lawmakers cross the aisle on plan to raise the state’s road budget by $3 billion

Texas lawmakers cross the aisle on plan to raise the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 27, 2015

The Texas House of Representatives Transportation chairman and his counterpart in the state’s Senate have reached a deal to inject ...

Texas DOT blames AT&T line changes for 58 road project delays

Texas DOT blames AT&T line changes for 58 road...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 12, 2015

It’s not the type of traffic AT&T is used to, but the Texas Department of Transportation said the company has ...

Texas approves $168 million in Proposition 1 road projects

Texas approves $168 million in Proposition 1 road...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 05, 2015

The Texas Transportation Commission (TTC) has approved roughly $168 million for 23 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) road projects as ...

Report highlights top 100 Texas highway improvements needed

Report highlights top 100 Texas highway improvements...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 16, 2015

In a new report, The Road Improvement Program (TRIP) has identified the top 100 highway improvements needed in Texas for continual ...

Texas awards first batch of Prop 1 contracts totaling more than $52 million

Texas awards first batch of Prop 1 contracts totaling...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 30, 2015

The Texas Transportation Commission awarded contracts for nine projects in seven Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) districts, representing more than ...

Texas toll road fight proves how badly we need a gas tax hike

Texas toll road fight proves how badly we need a gas...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 11, 2015

When push comes to shove, Texans can get more than a little rowdy. Of late, their cantankerous streak has flared ...

Texas Senate passes highway funding bill

Texas Senate passes highway funding bill

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 06, 2015

The Texas Senate passed a highway funding bill March 4 that will dedicate a portion of motor vehicle taxes to ...

Texas Senate will vote on using portion of vehicle taxes for highway funding

Texas Senate will vote on using portion of vehicle...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

The Texas Senate Transportation Committee approved a bill that would dedicate a portion of motor vehicle taxes to road and bridge ...

The 3 things needed right now to repair our nation’s bridges, according to 12 DOTs

The 3 things needed right now to repair our...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2015

The nation’s infrastructure system can be likened to an economic circulatory system – giving us freedom, opportunity and mobility—and this ...

Texas DOT saves nearly $1 billion over next decade through historic bond deal

Texas DOT saves nearly $1 billion over next decade...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 09, 2015

The Texas Department of Transportation recently announced that it had achieved the largest savings on a single bond deal in ...

Fighting Thermal  Segregation

Fighting Thermal Segregation

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 05, 2014

A temperature bar can provide a thermal profile in real time. A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in the ...

Roller-Compacted Concrete Field Demos

Roller-Compacted Concrete Field Demos

Posted by Contributed on Dec 04, 2013

Field demonstrations of roller-compacted concrete (RCC) have become a big part of spreading the “gospel” of roller-compacted concrete. For example, ...

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