Transit News January 17, 2017
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is getting ready for his first big ask from President-elect Donald Trump: a low-interest federal loan of up to $1 billion to... more
Equipment Products January 17, 2017
It is possible to work faster and safer with the new HL Series hydraulic barrier lifters. Three hundred sixty-degree rotation lets you maneuver concrete... more
Safety News January 13, 2017
Technology is being deployed on both sides of the Kansas-Missouri state line to help crews work more efficiently to keep the roads open and safe during a... more
Autonomous Vehicle Systems News January 12, 2017
Google has confirmed that it is to disconnect its fleet of self-driving cars from the internet unless absolutely necessary to prevent their technology falling... more
Funding News January 12, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump plans to open up the potential of private investments and use innovative financing tools to rebuild the nation's transportation... more
Construction Planning News January 11, 2017
Arizona State University (ASU) has been named the lead institution for a new U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Tier 1 University Transportation... more
Work-Zone Safety (Attenuators) News January 11, 2017
Nearly all of the 367 malfunctioning guardrails across Colorado have been replaced, now correctly absorbing the energy of a crash and returning to their... more

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Bridges News January 10, 2017
Oklahoma transportation commissioners voted to contract with an engineering firm to design a project to raise the heights of nine county bridges over I-35 to... more
V2X Article January 10, 2017
Less than 10 years ago, smartphones revolutionized how we communicate, how we work and how we interact with others. Just a few years ago, the concept of... more
Light Rail Transit (LRT) News January 09, 2017
President Barack Obama has signed off on federal grant money totaling nearly $1.1 billion that will go toward improving portions of the Chicago Transit... more
V2X News January 09, 2017
Panasonic announced it is partnering with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to turn a stretch of I-70 into a smart highway, enabling cars to... more
Transportation Management News January 09, 2017
Visit our homepage and take this week's poll, which discusses the upcoming transition for the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Excavators Videos January 06, 2017
Gradall Industries designed the Discovery Series hydraulic excavators as a cost-effective solution for governments and contractors.
Tunnels News January 06, 2017
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey proposed a $32 billion capital plan for the next decade that includes $2.7 billion to build a tunnel under the... more
Barrier Walls Guardrails Videos January 06, 2017
Beth’s Barricades, a full-service traffic control company located in Gibsonia, Pa., explains why it added Zoneguard to its product line.
Safety Products January 05, 2017
Advanced E-Z Spray Technology provides crisp, consistent lines. It meets federal specifications TTP-1952d and TTP-1952e, and it features a 100% acrylic water-... more
Light Rail Transit (LRT) News January 05, 2017
Federal and local officials on Wednesday announced roughly $1.5 billion in new grants and loans for the second phase of the Purple Line subway in Los Angeles... more
Truck Parts Videos January 04, 2017
At Innovative Access Solutions (IAS), accessibility and safety go hand in hand. For 15 years IAS has exceled in custom product design, while producing safe... more
Light Rail Transit (LRT) News January 04, 2017
A Long Island Rail Road train derailed in Brooklyn during rush hour on Wednesday, injuring dozens of people and disrupting morning commutes around the city.  ... more
Bridge Construction Videos January 03, 2017
The intersection of Bell Road and Grand Ave. is one of the busiest in Maricopa County, Ariz. The traffic on Bell Road had to cross both railroad tracks and... more
Safety News January 13, 2017
Technology is being deployed on both sides of the Kansas-Missouri state line to help crews work more efficiently to keep the roads open and safe during a winter storm.   Preparations are underway Thursday to battle a potential ice storm this weekend in the Kansas City area. Many of the high-tech...
Funding News January 12, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump plans to open up the potential of private investments and use innovative financing tools to rebuild the nation's transportation networks, Transportation Secretary-designate Elaine Chao told lawmakers at her Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday.   "As we work...
Construction Planning News January 11, 2017
Arizona State University (ASU) has been named the lead institution for a new U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Tier 1 University Transportation Center that will focus on improving regional travel demand forecasting.   The center’s work will be part of a larger U.S. DOT program to develop...

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Bridges News January 10, 2017
Oklahoma transportation commissioners voted to contract with an engineering firm to design a project to raise the heights of nine county bridges over I-35 to increase the clearances below.   The first nine county bridges slated for work all span I-35 in northern Oklahoma between Tonkawa and the...
Transportation Management News January 09, 2017
Visit our homepage and take this week's poll, which discusses the upcoming transition for the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Safety Products January 05, 2017
Advanced E-Z Spray Technology provides crisp, consistent lines. It meets federal specifications TTP-1952d and TTP-1952e, and it features a 100% acrylic water-based formula. It is available in white and yellow.

New concrete deck placement on I-190 SB.

Bridges Article January 03, 2017
Just to the north of roaring Niagara Falls is the heavily traveled Lewiston-Queenston bridge connecting New York State to Ontario, Canada, over the mighty Niagara River.   The I-190 corridor that serves the bridge traverses a multitude of critical infrastructure, which supplies nearly 5 million New...

New concrete deck placement on I-190 SB.

Bridges Article January 03, 2017
Just to the north of roaring Niagara Falls is the heavily traveled Lewiston-Queenston bridge connecting New York State to Ontario, Canada, over the mighty Niagara River.   The I-190 corridor that serves the bridge traverses a multitude of critical infrastructure, which supplies nearly 5 million New...
Concrete Article January 03, 2017
Pavements tend to deteriorate over time under repeated traffic loads and/or certain environmental conditions.   By detecting pavement distresses and damage early enough, it is possible for transportation agencies to develop more effective pavement maintenance and rehabilitation programs and thereby...
Safety News January 03, 2017
A five-state consortium headed by a research center at North Dakota State University (NDSU) will receive an annual $2.5 million federal grant for the next five years to study methods of preserving and improving transportation infrastructure.   The consortium, led by NDSU's Upper Great Plains...
Safety News December 30, 2016
A bill proposed in Virginia would limit the use of cell phones or GPS systems while driving. If passed, drivers would only be allowed to use devices hands-free, and phones would have to be physically mounted in the car.   The bill is being proposed by Sen. Scott Surovell of Fairfax. Texting while...
Concrete Products December 27, 2016
NLB Model 6600-2 Concrete Buster is a hydrodemolition and surface prep application option. Unit can be remote controlled for optimum operator safety. Capable of operating at water-jetting pressures of up to 40,000 psi at 12 gpm. Rear-mounted, 96-in. wide, hydraulically-powered SPINJET bucket...
Safety News December 23, 2016
With more than 125,000 people in the technical workforce trained, TC3’s training can impact you and your organization. Both of these courses are available at no cost and are a part of TC3’s 120-course curriculum.   Trenchless Technology Trenchless technologies involve methods of new pipe...

PennDOT S.R. 50, Millers Run—Gold award winner for Overlays (Highways)

Concrete News December 20, 2016
The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has named recipients of its 27th Annual “Excellence in Concrete Pavements” awards, which recognize quality concrete pavements constructed in the United States and Canada.   The awards program encourages high-quality workmanship in concrete pavement...
Ice Control News December 19, 2016
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has announced plans to begin using rock salt to augment its use of magnesium chloride solution for ice and snow control on roads across the state.   Specific problem areas, such as steep hills, will get the rock salt to speed melting and improve...

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Maintenance News December 19, 2016
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is banking on connected vehicle technology to help clear snow and ice from roadways faster. GPS-based automatic vehicle location devices, which the agency began installing on its winter road maintenance equipment in 2013, report where each truck is,...

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Maintenance News December 19, 2016
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is banking on connected vehicle technology to help clear snow and ice from roadways faster. GPS-based automatic vehicle location devices, which the agency began installing on its winter road maintenance equipment in 2013, report where each truck is,...
Safety News December 19, 2016
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Transportation Management Article December 12, 2016
Your community is demanding your elected officials take action. That congested all-way stop intersection in town is a nightmare during the evening commute. Your elected board or council members agree. But you are forced to remind your board and their constituents that resources are not available to...
Safety News December 09, 2016
The Auto Insurance Center (AIC) has completed a study of the deadliest driving conditions by state throughout the U.S. from 2005 to 2015. The insurance news and information website used the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s fatal accident reporting system to reveal the cause of...
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