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N.C. Contractor Helps Show Covid Masks Make Good Asphalt Binder
The study by East Carolina University melted down the plastic in the masks for binder, and the mixes reduced rutting depth.
September 21, 2022
Video: 700-Foot Truss Floated 14 Miles for New Kentucky Bridge
The 5-million-pound truss was barged up the Ohio River to the Cumberland River and jacked up to its new home.
September 19, 2022
De Soto Bridge Crack Repair Makes Finals for America’s Transportation Awards
The 12 finalists also include widening one of Texas' busiest roads and building a stunning new bridge over the Mississippi River.
September 14, 2022
States Gear Up to Spend $5B for National EV Charging System
See how much your state will get to build electric vehicle infrastructure and where it will likely be placed.
September 9, 2022
Wirtgen Launches New Cold Mixing Plant, WR Cold Recycler Upgrades
Wirtgen's new mobile cold mixing plant makes it easier to mix and deliver materials for paving.
September 8, 2022
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Flatiron Vows to Fix Design on Harbor Bridge after TxDOT Default Notice
The Texas DOT reports a “new tone and direction” in discussions with the developer since issuing the notice last month.
September 7, 2022
In Praise of the J-Turn: Mississippi Goes All in on Alternative Intersection
DOT reports reduced crashes and better traffic flow by eliminating left turns on multi-lane highways.
September 2, 2022
Remnants of Toledo’s Old DiSalle Bridge Blown Up (Video)
The remnants of the bridge were demolished in one loud explosion as part of a $352 million revamp of a section of I-75. Watch the video here.
August 31, 2022
Florida DOT Launches First-in-U.S. Work-Zone Safety App
The lane-closure system alerts drivers to road and bridge construction zones via navigation apps.
August 29, 2022
DOTs Around the U.S. Contend with Flooding, Washed-Out Roads
Crews scrambled to reopen roads in Mississippi, California and other states.
August 29, 2022
Wirtgen’s New Concrete Paving Train: Spreader, Paver, Curing Machine
Wirtgen adds a variety of innovations for constructing concrete roads and other structures.
August 24, 2022
$2.2B in Transportation Grants Awarded – See How Much Your State Got
Here's a rundown of where the funding will go and the projects approved in each state.
August 18, 2022
TxDOT Issues Default Notice to Developer Over Safety of New Harbor Bridge
Joint venture Flatiron/Dragados “has refused to acknowledge the safety issues ... or taken any steps to correct them,” Texas DOT says.
August 17, 2022
$283 Million Contract Awarded for Widening I-95 in N.C.
The project is part of a bigger plan to upgrade and widen 182 miles of the interstate.
August 12, 2022
Has the Time Come for Making Asphalt Roads Out of Scrap Tires?
Tire recycling has dropped 20 percentage points and states are getting increased road funding. Combined, that could make the timing ripe for rubber-modified asphalt roads.
August 11, 2022
Fontaine Intros Pro Model of Popular Trailer for Roadbuilding Equipment
The 55PVR Pro is designed for hauling pavers, compactors, cold planers – even excavators.
August 10, 2022
Vögele to Unveil Next-Generation Pavers at Bauma
The company says the new models will be easier for paving crews to operate and safer.
August 4, 2022
Kentucky Flooding: Crews Work to Reopen Roads, Bridges
KYTC crews and contractors have been repairing and reopening roads and bridges following historic flooding July 28.
August 5, 2022
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Bobcat Unleashes its Largest Loaders to Date
The T86 compact track loader and S86 skid steer loader offer higher engine and hydraulic output for increased versatility with attachments.
Cat's New 789 Mining Truck: Bigger Payload, More Power, Less Fuel
Volvo Upgrades its L25 Electric Wheel Loader with More Speed, Faster Charging
New HP SitePrint Robot Lays Out Jobsites at Lightning Speed (Video)
Komatsu Revamps Its Largest Rigid-Frame Dump Truck, the HD1500-8E0
Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
8 Important Signs You’re Ready For Fleet Vehicle Tracking
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