Traffic Safety News July 29, 2016
The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), a nonprofit association representing highway safety offices across the country, released a statement yesterday... more
Bridges News July 29, 2016
State and federal officials are investigating what caused a huge construction crane to collapse across the Tappan Zee Bridge north of New York City, an... more
Transportation Management News July 28, 2016
With buses, ferries and travel lanes all clogged along the Bay Bridge corridor, Bay Area transportation officials are hoping a $40 million suite of programs,... more
Highway Construction News July 28, 2016
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is working with the El Paso Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff's Office to help traffic flow in... more
Automated Vehicle Development News July 27, 2016
The state of Michigan will spend a $17 million loan for design and construction of research facilities at the proposed autonomous and connected vehicle center... more
Road Construction News July 27, 2016
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) approved a $10 million federal transportation grant that will improve access to the Great Smoky... more
Traffic Safety Products July 26, 2016
Solar Technology, manufacturer of solar-powered traffic safety equipment, offers flashing arrow boards that include a built-in modem, GPS and free cellular... more
Equipment Products July 26, 2016
The Fill-Rite RD Series is a portable, UL-listed, DC-powered transfer pump for use with gasoline and other fuels. Two models deliver fluids at up to 8 or 12... more
Snow / Ice Removal Chemicals Products July 26, 2016
ClearLane enhanced deicer from Cargill Deicing Technology helps fight icy winter roadways faster and more effectively. ClearLane is a pre-wet sodium chloride... more
Bridge Construction News July 26, 2016
The Tappan Zee Bridge north of New York City reopened to traffic in both directions on Saturday, four days after a construction crane collapsed on the span,... more
Transit News July 26, 2016
A New York subway tunnel that was severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy will be closed for 18 months starting January 2019 for repairs, shutting down of one of... more
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
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
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
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
Bridges News July 29, 2016
State and federal officials are investigating what caused a huge construction crane to collapse across the Tappan Zee Bridge north of New York City, an accident that somehow caused no serious injuries but added to a list of crane wrecks in recent years that have prompted initiatives to improve...
Bridges News July 29, 2016
State and federal officials are investigating what caused a huge construction crane to collapse across the Tappan Zee Bridge north of New York City, an accident that somehow caused no serious injuries but added to a list of crane wrecks in recent years that have prompted initiatives to improve...
Transportation Management News July 28, 2016
With buses, ferries and travel lanes all clogged along the Bay Bridge corridor, Bay Area transportation officials are hoping a $40 million suite of programs, approved Wednesday, can offer commuters some short-term relief.   The Metropolitan Transportation Commission's (MTC) plan focuses on...
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...
Maintenance News July 15, 2016
TC3 is offering courses about rockfall stabilization and concrete overlays for no charge through August 2016.   Rockfall Stabilization This four-hour course introduces the key concepts in rockfall stabilization, including tools and methods used in stabilization and reinforcement. The purpose of...
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...
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