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More states ban ET-Plus guardrail system

More states ban ET-Plus guardrail system

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 24, 2014

The list of state department of transportations to have removed the controversial guardrail end-terminal model (ET-Plus) from its approved highway-products ...

‘Bridge in a backpack’ saves Vermont time and money

‘Bridge in a backpack’ saves Vermont time...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 11, 2014

If you've driven around the Fairfield, Vermont, you may have wondered what construction crews were doing placing hollow tubing over ...

Mud in Your Mouth: How Rex’s Outrageous developed Road Crew Crunch, a line of construction-themed snacks

Mud in Your Mouth: How Rex’s Outrageous developed...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 04, 2014

Blame it on Grandma. “My grandmother had a snack mix she called Gravel,” relates Daren Rexroad (but please call him “Rex”), ...

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signs $685.7 million transportation bill

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signs $685.7 million...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 03, 2014

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin on Monday signed a $685.7 million transportation bill for fiscal year 2015, marking the largest transportation ...

Low temps freeze construction equipment and materials beneath Vermont bridge, delay concrete pours for Cincinnati streetcar

Low temps freeze construction equipment and materials...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 10, 2014

Count these two crews in Vermont and Cincinnati among those in the construction  industrystymied by the freezing temperatures of the ...

Vermont-Quebec electric car corridor to open in fall

Vermont-Quebec electric car corridor to open in fall

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 21, 2013

One of the biggest problems for owners of electric cars is that long journeys are often out of the question ...

Vermont transportation budget bill includes new gas tax

Vermont transportation budget bill includes new gas tax

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 01, 2013

On Monday, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed the state’s transportation budget bill, which includes a new gas tax, Burlington Free ...

Roll up the pavement: Gravel is making a comeback

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 06, 2010

Ever since the invention of the automobile, paved roads have meant progress. Now some cash-strapped towns and counties are finding ...

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