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Bridges Videos October 29, 2014
Watch this time-lapse movie to see a section replacement for the East Span of the Bay Bridge in California, which was performed over Labor Day Weekend 2011.
Traffic Management News October 28, 2014
Researchers at the University of Illinois are using an advanced computer model to study the effects that Hurricane Sandy had on traffic in New York City when the storm rolled through in October 2012. Early results indicate that gridlock was the worst when residents began returning to the city after... more
News October 28, 2014
  Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber announced that plans to install cable barriers along sections of I-5’s median, which stretches between Salem and Albany have been expedited. This announcement comes with the support of the state’s DOT director Matthew Garrett.   Climate issues, including heavy rains... more
Traffic Management News October 27, 2014
The times are changing in Louisville, Ky., with the governing Transit Authority of River City (TARC) preparing to debut a new fleet of all-electric buses to replace the long-standing trolley car system. TARC plans to have the full fleet of 10 buses roaming the city streets by the end of 2014.  ... more
News October 27, 2014
The New York State Thruway Authority is looking to take advantage of the state’s contentious Atlantic coast winds as an alternate source of sustainable energy. A metering law signed into effect by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2011 allowed the Authority to investigate sources of renewable energy generation... more
Traffic Management News October 24, 2014
Boston’s oldest subway line is set to enter the 21st century, as the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) announced it would begin providing real-time location data for Green Line trains starting in October. The MBTA will implement data sharing in three stages, with full integration... more
Winter Maintenance Case Studies October 24, 2014

Pavement overlay helps protect the bridge.

Located on a rural portion of Interstate 76 in eastern Colorado, a bridge near the town of Hudson needed infrastructure protection and safer winter driving conditions. When the University of Colorado Denver wanted to conduct a study involving the effects of an anti-icing pavement installation, this... more
Structural Strengthening Case Studies October 24, 2014
Precast deck panels in place

Precast deck panels set in place.

The Georgia Department of Transportation maintains a network of roads and bridges that carry some of the highest traffic volumes in the country, and often employs accelerated bridge construction products when rehabilitating its structures, as was the case in the recent rehabilitation of two... more
News October 24, 2014
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), in effort to meet compliance with Minnesota Statue 216H, which requires the agency to reduce greenhouse gas emission levels by 15% from their 2005 recorded levels by the end of next year, has issued a request for proposals toward constructing a... more
Traffic Management News October 23, 2014
Connected-vehicle technology was at the heart of many of the winning apps in AT&T's Connected Intersections Challenge, which encouraged contestants to develop mobile traffic-safety solutions for the New York City area. AT&T received submissions from 45 teams in 13 countries and 26 states,... more
Funding News October 23, 2014
In a statement issued on Oct. 22, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) indicated that the GOP will use programs such as the fledgling 2012 highway funding bill to address what he characterized as “inefficient, ineffective, and incompetent federal agencies along with failed government... more
News October 22, 2014
In response to a Texas court ordering Trinity Highway Products to pay $175 million in damages caused by one of its guardrails, FHWA Acting Administrator Gregory Nadeau is asking the manufacturer to provide a crash-testing plan for the ET-Plus System by Oct. 31.   Trinity submitted crash-test video... more
Traffic Management News October 22, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) closed the comment period Monday for a proposed ruling to mandate vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) capability in all cars and light trucks in the future.   While the number of manufacturers and researchers investigating V2V technology is rapidly... more
Road Construction News October 22, 2014
The $2.5 billion project to expand the New Jersey Turnpike between Interchanges 6 and 9 from six lanes to 12 is readying to open. According to Thomas Feeney, spokesperson for the turnpike authority, the project was slated for completion in mid-November, but the northbound lanes should be opened to... more
Safety Videos October 21, 2014
International Cybernetics Corp. has the technology to prevent fatalities and serious injuries from happening due to roadway departures or pavement conditions. An immediate solution is available today. 
Traffic Management News October 21, 2014
California’s long-awaited, long-debated high-speed rail (HSR) received confirmation to begin construction on Monday when the state Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a lawsuit blocking the project. A second part of the suit still must be argued before a Sacramento County judge.   The... more
Funding News October 21, 2014
News out of Springfield announced that Ill. Governor Pat Quinn (D) has authorized a $2.2 million resurfacing project in Will County that will see the resurfacing of 2nd Street to U.S. 45 in Manhattan and Wilton Townships. Gallagher Asphalt Corp. of Thornton, Ill. won the job.   This capital... more
Traffic Management News October 20, 2014
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has won the Best New Innovative Practice – Partnership Deployment award in the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) America’s “Best of ITS Awards,” honoring the most innovative, effective and influential achievements in the ITS industry.  ... more
Asphalt Recycling News October 20, 2014
According to a report issued by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), the results of a 2011 project to rehabilitate a southbound section of I-81, near Staunton, Va., showed a conclusively positive outcome of the unique use of multiple forms of recycled materials to repair and recreate... more
Traffic Management News October 17, 2014
Officials in the city of Jacksonville, N.C., began operation of a new $5 million intelligent transportation system (ITS) Oct. 16, with 210 traffic detectors, 41 traffic cameras and nine digital-message signs. Operations will be handled remotely until the brand-new Center for Public Safety is ready... more
Maintenance Products October 29, 2014
The Python 5000 from SuperiorRoads is a one-person operated pothole patcher that repairs potholes in less than two minutes, while the operator stays safely in the cab. The patches outlast the surrounding pavement. Python 5000 also has the unique ability to repair utility cuts or long cracks in...
Equipment Products October 29, 2014
JCB has outfitted its largest and strongest Loadall telescopic handler—the all-new 512-56—with the company’s new high-torque, low-emission Ecomax diesel engines that meet U.S. Tier 4 Interim emissions standards. The 512-56 can elevate a maximum load of 12,000 lb to a height of 56 ft. The machine is...
Bridges Videos October 29, 2014
Watch this time-lapse movie to see a section replacement for the East Span of the Bay Bridge in California, which was performed over Labor Day Weekend 2011.
Equipment Products October 29, 2014
Combining diesel fuel and an electric power system, the JLG H340AJ provides the power and durability of a diesel-powered machine while saving operational costs as the world’s first true four-wheel electric-drive hybrid boom. Compared to an all-diesel machine, the H340AJ provides substantial fuel...
Equipment Products October 29, 2014
The new Cat TH255C telehandler—with a rated load capacity of 5,500 lb and a maximum lift height of 18.33 ft—features a powerful, compact design that accommodates both a wide range of work tools and a varied range of applications, resulting in an exceptionally versatile machine. The new fuel-...
Bridges Products October 29, 2014
The city of Temecula, Calif., recently completed the installation of a 152-ft-long by 47-ft-wide U.S. Bridge Cambridge style, weathering single-span steel truss superstructure that included  2 – 9 ft exterior sidewalks. Click here to see the time lapse video of the bridge being assembled. The new...
Bridges Products October 29, 2014
Get ultra-precision lifts on your next bridge project by renting hydraulic cylinders (single or double-acting) and the synchronous lifting system. With an accuracy of 0.040 in. between leading and lagging cylinders, the “sync lift” has an integrated 10,000-psi hydraulic pump and controls.
Equipment Products October 28, 2014
State departments of transportation (DOTs) and transportation authorities are turning to EarthCam to document their Accelerated Bridge Construction projects. When looking for a camera system that keeps up with the fast-paced environment of a rapid build, agencies like Connecticut DOT and Rhode...
Equipment Products October 28, 2014
ComSTAR is a new generation of full duplex wireless headsets allowing up to eight users to communicate simultaneously just like on a regular telephone. Headsets enhance industrial job site productivity and safety by providing instantaneous, hands-free voice communications within an 800-yd range.  ...
Maintenance Products October 28, 2014
Permanent solution to potholes and 18%-better fuel economy with Tier IV engine. Physical size reduced for easier handling with no loss in performance. New low- profile design for better visibility. Spray injection method recognized as the lowest cost per patch. Also effective for road repairs...
Maintenance Products October 28, 2014
ClearLane enhanced deicer helps you fight icy winter roadways faster and more effectively. Providing better performance at lower temps, ClearLane enhanced deicer offers greater residual, less scatter, reduced clumping and a PNS-corrosion inhibitor in a non-leaching formula. What’s more, the U.S....
Maintenance Products October 28, 2014
Cargill Deicing Technology offers two options for brine making to suit the needs and budgets of winter maintenance professionals: the new AccuBatch brine maker and the AccuBrine automated brine maker. Offering accurate salinity concentrations, hassle-free installation, operation and cleanout, brine...
Traffic Management News October 28, 2014
Researchers at the University of Illinois are using an advanced computer model to study the effects that Hurricane Sandy had on traffic in New York City when the storm rolled through in October 2012. Early results indicate that gridlock was the worst when residents began returning to the city after...
News October 28, 2014
  Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber announced that plans to install cable barriers along sections of I-5’s median, which stretches between Salem and Albany have been expedited. This announcement comes with the support of the state’s DOT director Matthew Garrett.   Climate issues, including heavy rains...
Traffic Management News October 27, 2014
The times are changing in Louisville, Ky., with the governing Transit Authority of River City (TARC) preparing to debut a new fleet of all-electric buses to replace the long-standing trolley car system. TARC plans to have the full fleet of 10 buses roaming the city streets by the end of 2014.  ...
News October 27, 2014
The New York State Thruway Authority is looking to take advantage of the state’s contentious Atlantic coast winds as an alternate source of sustainable energy. A metering law signed into effect by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2011 allowed the Authority to investigate sources of renewable energy generation...
Traffic Management News October 24, 2014
Boston’s oldest subway line is set to enter the 21st century, as the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) announced it would begin providing real-time location data for Green Line trains starting in October. The MBTA will implement data sharing in three stages, with full integration...
Winter Maintenance Case Studies October 24, 2014

Pavement overlay helps protect the bridge.

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The composition of the pavement overlay.

Located on a rural portion of Interstate 76 in eastern Colorado, a bridge near the town of Hudson needed infrastructure protection and safer winter driving conditions. When the University of Colorado Denver wanted to conduct a study involving the effects of an anti-icing pavement installation, this...
Structural Strengthening Case Studies October 24, 2014
Precast deck panels in place

Precast deck panels set in place.

, Grid deck closure pour

A pour on the grid deck for closure.

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The Georgia Department of Transportation maintains a network of roads and bridges that carry some of the highest traffic volumes in the country, and often employs accelerated bridge construction products when rehabilitating its structures, as was the case in the recent rehabilitation of two...
News October 24, 2014
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), in effort to meet compliance with Minnesota Statue 216H, which requires the agency to reduce greenhouse gas emission levels by 15% from their 2005 recorded levels by the end of next year, has issued a request for proposals toward constructing a...
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