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Paving Products July 29, 2015
The Magma in three sizes -150, 230, 410-gal - with operator features for efficient crack sealing. AutoStart informs of ready-to-seal status with three green lights. Digital flow control provides smooth, even material flow. New “no drip” ergonomic sealant wand eliminates drips between crack sealing... more
Bridges Products July 29, 2015
The Island in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., is a popular tourist hub located just five miles north of the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. Federal and State regulations required that the bridge entrance over the Little Pigeon River to The Island had to be a clear span and not disrupt the waterway. The... more
Bridges Products July 29, 2015
The City of Temecula can be found in the heart of Southern California wine country. In 2010, the city built a new City Hall and commercial area, which was separated from the rest of Old Town Temecula. In order to reconnect the two sides of the city, a clear span 152 ft x 47 ft U.S. Bridge Cambridge... more
Safety Products July 29, 2015
Trinity Highway’s QuadGuard M10 is the first MASH compliant crash cushion on the market.  Consisting of an engineered steel nose and energy-absorbing crushable cartridges surrounded by a framework of steel Quad-Beam panels, the system is MASH Test Level 2 and Test Level 3 compliant as a re-... more
Funding News July 29, 2015
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote today on a three-month highway-spending bill, paving the way for Congress to enjoy a six-week recess without a lapse in federal transportation funding. Senate leaders have indicated their intent to approve the three-month extension before the end of this... more
Products July 29, 2015
Gregory’s TTMA-100 is a superior alternative to bulky truck-mounted attenuators. Patented tube-bursting technology uses the trailer frame as the energy absorber, eliminating the need for separate energy-absorbing material. This simplifies the design and reduces costs. The end result is an... more
Ice Control Products July 29, 2015
ClearLane enhanced deicer helps fight icy winter roadways faster and more effectively. Providing better performance at lower temperatures, ClearLane enhanced deicer offers greater residual, less scatter, reduced clumping and a PNS-corrosion inhibitor in a non-leaching formula. The U.S. EPA... more
Concrete High Performance Products July 29, 2015
For concrete repair or restoration projects requiring fast strength gain, high durability and low shrinkage, use Rapid Set Concrete Mix. Concrete Mix is a high-performance blend of Rapid Set hydraulic cement and quality aggregates.  Concrete Mix is ideal for repair and construction of pavements,... more
Funding News July 28, 2015
Even though the transportation bill is considered a “must pass” legislative measure, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said he would not accept the Senate’s $350 billion transportation bill.   "We're not taking up the Senate bill," McCarthy said in a public statement, adding that the House... more
Funding News July 28, 2015
The U.S. Senate’s six-year $350-billion proposed transportation bill has taken on miasmatic qualities, as lawmakers persist in altering its terms in advance of a vote. This has, however, lead to what could potentially be a boon to the public transit sector, as lawmakers shifted more funds to... more
Bridges News July 27, 2015

Northern Rail Extension - Phase 1 (Tanana River)

One week remains to submit a nomination for the 2015 Top 10 Bridges awards. Nominate your project here and check out last year's award winners. 
Funding News July 27, 2015
The Senate voted to advance a proposal to extend the U.S. Export-Import Bank’s charter as part of highway funding legislation, a move the sparked a heated debate on between the House and Senate.     In a 67-26 vote, the Senate voted to end debate on Sen. Mark Kirk's amendment reauthorizing the 81-... more
Safety News July 27, 2015
Fiat Chrysler has issued a safety recall affecting 1.4 million vehicles in the U.S., after security researchers were able to demonstrate that one of its cars could be hacked. Last Tuesday, Wired magazine showed that hackers could take control of a Jeep Cherokee via its Internet-connected... more
Bridges News July 24, 2015
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the immediate availability of $2 million in federal emergency relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair the I-10 Tex Wash Bridge, near Desert Center, Calif., which collapsed due to flash floods caused by heavy... more
Maintenance Case Studies July 23, 2015

An application vehicle treats the highway.

MRDC Operations Corporation (MRDC), a private enterprise responsible for maintaining and rehabilitating a 121-mile highway connecting the cities of Fredericton and Moncton in New Brunswick, Canada, began manufacturing and using salt brine several years ago for pre-wetting road salt during deicing... more
Maintenance News July 23, 2015
A Trip report found more than one-fourth of urban interstates, freeways and arterial routes with at least two lanes were paved in “poor condition”, and cost the average motorist $516 per year in additional maintenance costs.   Trip analyzed data from the Federal Highway Administration’s 2013 road... more
Communications News July 23, 2015
German luxury car makers Audi, a unit of Volkswagen AG, Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler AG and BMW AG have agreed in principle to purchase Nokia’s HERE digital mapping service for approximately $2.7 billion. It is rumored that provided a deal is firmed up, the troika will invite other automotive... more
Funding News July 22, 2015
A 1,030-page, six-year transportation-funding bill crafted by Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., failed to move forward in the Senate Tuesday. Senators voted 56-41 to not bring the bill to a vote, saying they needed time to read it.   Oil sales and various offsets would... more
Funding News July 22, 2015
While there has been much talk in recent months regarding transit improvements in the state, to the degree that an artery of service is being disbanded to free up cash in order to improve other lines of service, a recent hearing took place during which State Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn’s... more
Funding News July 21, 2015
The Wyoming Transportation Commission funded $14.6 million to various projects to improve the state’s infrastructure system.   The following is a list of the new projects awarded contract bids from the Wyoming Department of Transportation:  La Barge, Wyo. LeGrand Johnson Construction of Logan,... more
Paving Products July 29, 2015
The Magma in three sizes -150, 230, 410-gal - with operator features for efficient crack sealing. AutoStart informs of ready-to-seal status with three green lights. Digital flow control provides smooth, even material flow. New “no drip” ergonomic sealant wand eliminates drips between crack sealing...
Bridges Products July 29, 2015
The City of Temecula can be found in the heart of Southern California wine country. In 2010, the city built a new City Hall and commercial area, which was separated from the rest of Old Town Temecula. In order to reconnect the two sides of the city, a clear span 152 ft x 47 ft U.S. Bridge Cambridge...
Bridges Products July 29, 2015
The Island in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., is a popular tourist hub located just five miles north of the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. Federal and State regulations required that the bridge entrance over the Little Pigeon River to The Island had to be a clear span and not disrupt the waterway. The...
Funding News July 29, 2015
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote today on a three-month highway-spending bill, paving the way for Congress to enjoy a six-week recess without a lapse in federal transportation funding. Senate leaders have indicated their intent to approve the three-month extension before the end of this...
Safety Products July 29, 2015
Trinity Highway’s QuadGuard M10 is the first MASH compliant crash cushion on the market.  Consisting of an engineered steel nose and energy-absorbing crushable cartridges surrounded by a framework of steel Quad-Beam panels, the system is MASH Test Level 2 and Test Level 3 compliant as a re-...
Products July 29, 2015
Gregory’s TTMA-100 is a superior alternative to bulky truck-mounted attenuators. Patented tube-bursting technology uses the trailer frame as the energy absorber, eliminating the need for separate energy-absorbing material. This simplifies the design and reduces costs. The end result is an...
Concrete High Performance Products July 29, 2015
For concrete repair or restoration projects requiring fast strength gain, high durability and low shrinkage, use Rapid Set Concrete Mix. Concrete Mix is a high-performance blend of Rapid Set hydraulic cement and quality aggregates.  Concrete Mix is ideal for repair and construction of pavements,...
Ice Control Products July 29, 2015
ClearLane enhanced deicer helps fight icy winter roadways faster and more effectively. Providing better performance at lower temperatures, ClearLane enhanced deicer offers greater residual, less scatter, reduced clumping and a PNS-corrosion inhibitor in a non-leaching formula. The U.S. EPA...
Funding News July 28, 2015
Even though the transportation bill is considered a “must pass” legislative measure, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said he would not accept the Senate’s $350 billion transportation bill.   "We're not taking up the Senate bill," McCarthy said in a public statement, adding that the House...
Funding News July 28, 2015
The U.S. Senate’s six-year $350-billion proposed transportation bill has taken on miasmatic qualities, as lawmakers persist in altering its terms in advance of a vote. This has, however, lead to what could potentially be a boon to the public transit sector, as lawmakers shifted more funds to...
Article July 27, 2015
News analysts and political pundits often refer to “nation building” abroad as a way to protect national security here at home. As a retired U.S. Army noncommissioned officer, I couldn’t agree more. But as a current general manager and CEO of one of the country’s largest public transportation...
Traffic Management Article July 27, 2015
To assist the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) in meeting the challenges of a $2 billion reconstruction of I-35 in central Texas, Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) has designed, deployed and implemented an advanced construction traveler information system to keep the public...
Traffic Management Article July 27, 2015
While Phoenix-area residents eagerly await the completion of a major extension of the city’s light-rail system, known as the Northwest Extension, they can use an application developed by the project’s joint venture contractors to stay connected with local businesses and get project updates.    The...
Traffic Management Article July 27, 2015
2014 has seen a government and auto industry cooperative effort to develop connected vehicles (CV), which may well lead to an explosion in public attention to intelligent transportation systems (ITS).   According to Thomas Kern, interim president and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of...
Safety Article July 27, 2015
We’ve all heard the saying a picture is worth 1,000 words, even if it’s unclear who determined that value proposition. No one has determined the universal value of a video yet, but for the Melrose Park (Ill.) Police Department, it’s apparently $100.    That was the price of the ticket I got for...
Bridges News July 27, 2015

Northern Rail Extension - Phase 1 (Tanana River)

One week remains to submit a nomination for the 2015 Top 10 Bridges awards. Nominate your project here and check out last year's award winners. 
Funding News July 27, 2015
The Senate voted to advance a proposal to extend the U.S. Export-Import Bank’s charter as part of highway funding legislation, a move the sparked a heated debate on between the House and Senate.     In a 67-26 vote, the Senate voted to end debate on Sen. Mark Kirk's amendment reauthorizing the 81-...
Safety News July 27, 2015
Fiat Chrysler has issued a safety recall affecting 1.4 million vehicles in the U.S., after security researchers were able to demonstrate that one of its cars could be hacked. Last Tuesday, Wired magazine showed that hackers could take control of a Jeep Cherokee via its Internet-connected...
Bridges News July 24, 2015
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the immediate availability of $2 million in federal emergency relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair the I-10 Tex Wash Bridge, near Desert Center, Calif., which collapsed due to flash floods caused by heavy...
Maintenance Case Studies July 23, 2015

An application vehicle treats the highway.

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Loaded with salt and ready to batch brine.

MRDC Operations Corporation (MRDC), a private enterprise responsible for maintaining and rehabilitating a 121-mile highway connecting the cities of Fredericton and Moncton in New Brunswick, Canada, began manufacturing and using salt brine several years ago for pre-wetting road salt during deicing...
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