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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, ...

Behind the installation of the world’s first precast network arch bridge in Fort Worth (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Behind the installation of the world’s first...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 29, 2013

Faced with closing a heavily used bridge to Fort Worth's city center for 12 months, officials at the Texas Department ...

Contributed Story: Fort Worth’s gateway bridge project

Contributed Story: Fort Worth’s gateway bridge...

Posted by Contributed on May 27, 2013

City of Fort Worth, Texas DOT, Sundt Construction collaboratively redesign West 7th Street Bridge The West 7th Street Bridge in Fort ...

TxDOT introduces workzone safety feature on I-35

TxDOT introduces workzone safety feature on I-35

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 03, 2013

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has introduced the state’s first highway safety feature to prevent workzone collisions by using ...

Road Science

Road Science

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 09, 2012

Spreading the Wealth Asphalt emulsions mix oil with water As pavement preservation techniques tighten their beachheads in state, county and municipal road ...

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