Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) News July 25, 2016
The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) plans to begin construction for its Cleveland Avenue bus rapid-transit project (Cmax) in Columbus in early August.  ... more
Transportation Management Products July 25, 2016
DeviceMaster RTS products from Comtrol connect RS-232/422/485 serial devices to the network using existing software applications and Comtrol’s PortVisionDX web... more
Traffic Management Products July 25, 2016
The VectorSense tire sensor suite from International Road Dynamics (IRD) is a new in-road sensor technology that provides vehicle position and individual tire... more
Transportation Management Products July 25, 2016
The RocketLinx ES8509-XT from Comtrol is part of a series of industrial Ethernet and power over Ethernet switches designed to meet demands of traffic and... more
Bridge Construction Videos July 25, 2016
In Michigan’s Bay Region, the Michigan Department of Transportation has a unique project involving replacing two bridges at both the Flint River and the Birch... more
Bridges News July 25, 2016
The deadline to submit your top road project for consideration for the 2016 Roads & Bridges Top 10 Bridges list has been extended to August 5. Created in... more
Bridge Construction News July 25, 2016
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has approved a $1 million emergency project to replace a U.S. Route 202 bridge in Bernardsville damaged by... more
Traffic Management Products July 22, 2016
The TR-100 transport platform from from Laird is designed to provide location, vehicle diagnostics and operation status to a server via a cellular data... more
Traffic Management Products July 22, 2016
The MG Squared (MG2) camera lowering device allows maintenance for ITS surveillance systems to be performed on the ground by one technician without the need... more
V2X Products July 22, 2016
The advanced capabilities of the BlueTOAD Spectra from TrafficCast International include tracing anonymous Bluetooth signals from mobile devices in vehicles to... more
Intelligent Transportation Systems Software Products July 22, 2016
The Pitstop mobile application is an all-in-one connected maintenance platform that sends real-time alerts on service reminders, recall notices and vehicle... more
Intelligent Transportation Systems ITS Products July 22, 2016
Spectrum, from Miovision, is an intelligent transportation system (ITS) solution hub that integrates with a city’s traffic signal infrastructrue, providing... more
Bridge Construction News July 22, 2016
The Virginia Department of Transportation is accepting estimates to build a replacement for the structurally deficient Route 35 bridge over Tarrara Creek in... more

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Tunnels News July 22, 2016
The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget.   The Washington state Department of Transportation... more
Asphalt Products July 21, 2016
Ravel Check rejuvenation/preservation liquid is an asphalt-based emulsion with penetrating chemistry and asphalt resins designed with Lock the Rock technology... more

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Light Rail Transit (LRT) News July 21, 2016
Honolulu rail officials awarded an $874.8 million bid Tuesday to build the section of rail from Aloha Stadium to Middle Street.   The announcement makes it... more
Funding News July 21, 2016
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $4.15 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway... more
Autonomous Vehicle Systems News July 20, 2016
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Tuesday that he wants government regulators and the auto industry to work more closely together to test self-... more
Road Construction News July 20, 2016
The superstreet project for U.S. Route 35 in Beavercreek Township, Ohio, has received a $5 million commitment in state funding.   The funding, which comes by... more

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Bridge Construction News July 19, 2016
A large crane being used to construct the new Tappan Zee Bridge in New York collapsed Tuesday, blocking all lanes on the span it is replacing, closing the... more
Transportation Management Products July 25, 2016
DeviceMaster RTS products from Comtrol connect RS-232/422/485 serial devices to the network using existing software applications and Comtrol’s PortVisionDX web configuration and management software. The RTS products range from 1-port models for single-device networking to 32-port models for high-...
Transportation Management Products July 25, 2016
The RocketLinx ES8509-XT from Comtrol is part of a series of industrial Ethernet and power over Ethernet switches designed to meet demands of traffic and transportation applications. Products in this line feature remote reboot, powerful web configuration, and Comtrol’s PortVision DX Software to...
Bridges News July 25, 2016
The deadline to submit your top road project for consideration for the 2016 Roads & Bridges Top 10 Bridges list has been extended to August 5. Created in 2000, this list recognizes the top bridge projects in North America each year. To nominate your project, click here. Past winners are not...
Asphalt Products July 21, 2016
Ravel Check rejuvenation/preservation liquid is an asphalt-based emulsion with penetrating chemistry and asphalt resins designed with Lock the Rock technology to rejuvenate, preserve and restore asphalt-based pavements. Designed to rejuvenate oxidized raveling roads or apply to preserve new asphalt...
Road Construction News July 20, 2016
The superstreet project for U.S. Route 35 in Beavercreek Township, Ohio, has received a $5 million commitment in state funding.   The funding, which comes by way of the Ohio Department of Transportation’s (ODOT) Highway Safety Improvement Program, represents nearly half the estimated cost for the...

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Bridge Construction News July 19, 2016
A large crane being used to construct the new Tappan Zee Bridge in New York collapsed Tuesday, blocking all lanes on the span it is replacing, closing the traffic artery indefinitely and injuring five people.   Digital traffic signs as far back as Interstate 95 in New Jersey advised drivers of the...

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Road Construction News July 19, 2016
An $800,000 construction project is now underway to turn one of the most dangerous intersections in New Albany, Ind., into a much safer route.   The intersection of Spring Street and Silver Street has been ranked one of the highest prone to accidents in southern Indiana. A recent study shows over a...
Transportation Management News July 18, 2016
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said its preliminary data for 2015 show that motor vehicle traffic deaths increased 7.7% from 2014, resulting in an estimated 35,200 deaths last year.   NHTSA said although the data is preliminary and requires additional analysis, its early...
Bridges News July 14, 2016
Gov. Nathan Deal (R-Ga.) today announced a partnership with South Carolina for an estimated $75 million project to replace existing Interstate 20 bridges over the Savannah River and the Augusta Canal, and add lanes on I-20 to Exit 1 in South Carolina. The project will enhance safety and operations...
Bridges News July 13, 2016
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (D-N.Y.) today announced the availability of $200 million in enhanced assistance for local governments over the next two years to rehabilitate and replace bridges and culverts statewide.   The funding, provided through the Governor's BRIDGE NY initiative, is being...
Concrete Products July 07, 2016
Kestrel Weather Instruments launched their 5200 Professional Environmental Meter, which provides weather and building performance readings such as wind and air flow, temperature and humidity anywhere on-site. It also provides specialized readings for pouring concrete and commissioning HVAC systems...
Road Construction Article July 07, 2016
The topic of sustainability often prompts the question of who is responsible for leading such efforts in road and highway development.   While many constituents recognize the need to introduce a greater focus on long-term environmental and climate issues, the responsibility for this introduction...
Transportation Management Products July 05, 2016
The desktop video wall from Vizzion is designed for operation centers to watch images and video of live traffic, incidents and weather. The turnkey Windows application features current viewpoint detection, automatic image enhancement and automatic intelligent cropping. 
Transportation Management Products July 05, 2016
NEXCOM and AuroLED collaborated to offer an on-bus intelligent transportation system (OBITS) solution that brings security surveillance, fleet management, bus driver console and passenger information systems (PIS) applications aboard public buses. The OBITS solution covers multiple applications...
Transportation Management News June 30, 2016
The town of Wiscasset, Maine, has voted to support a plan by the Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT) to help reduce summertime traffic backups.   Wiscasset residents approved the plan by a wide margin, after which several selectmen added their support. MDOT says the way to control traffic is...
Concrete Products June 24, 2016
CS Unitec’s Trelawny MHS11 concrete scabbler is a demolition tool for quick concrete removal. Eleven piston heads supply 24,200 total BPM and a cutting width of 10 in. Applications include laitance removal, keying concrete, bridge deck preparation for waterproofing and gentle, effective scabbling...
Safety Products June 23, 2016
It is difficult to forecast how many accidents a highway construction or maintenance jobsite might see through completion of a project. Site-Safe is available to rent, lease or sell TMA attenuator trucks to provide enhanced safety for motorists and workers. 
Transportation Management Products June 20, 2016
IO-Link is a standardized, bi-directional communication protocol supported on sensors or actuators, which are connected through a master. This gives the user/integrator more information about devices and allows them to have remote access. IO-Link is a complimentary technology to an existing PLC,...
Transportation Management Products June 20, 2016
Matrox Mura IPX Series 4K capture and IP encoder/decoder cards let OEMs and AV system builders deliver advanced video wall controllers featuring high-quality low-bitrate, multi-channel 4K or HD encoding and decoding over standard IP. Mura IPX packs 4K capture plus high-density encode and decode...
Bridges News June 15, 2016
More than a third of the $3.5 billion of the funds that state planners intend to spend on Iowa’s transportation needs in the next five years will be devoted to improving the state’s bridges.   The seven-member Iowa Transportation Commission recently approved a 2017-2021 transportation improvement...
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