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Products February 24, 2015
The new Gilson SS-14 8 in./12 in. Sieve Shaker handles both 8 in. and 12 in. diameter ASTM test sieves for maximum versatility. Extended stack heights accommodate up to 21 8-in. half-height, or 13 12-in. half-height sieves. Gilson’s unique EZ-Clamp system means loading and removing sieve stacks is...
Asphalt Videos February 24, 2015
Understand why crack-sealing moving cracks is imperative to extending sealant service life and pavement life, as well as saving money.  
Equipment Products February 24, 2015
Anderson Hydra Platforms, Inc. is the nationwide manufacturer, sales, service and rentals source of Hydra Platforms, which have become a leading name in under-bridge access work with extended platform lengths ranging from 35 to 66 ft. Perfect to work over sidewalks and other barriers without...
Equipment Products February 24, 2015
Our portable, all aluminum work platforms are ideal for extending your trailer’s standing surface area for safe passage around stored material and/or equipment. The lightweight 4-ft and 8-ft platforms are ANSI-rated for three-man (3000 lb) capacity and mount securely to the trailer’s rub rail or...
Safety Products February 24, 2015
How can we help you design a complete retaining wall solution for your next project? Redi-Rock blocks stack up like giant Legos, which eliminates many common construction errors. The massive size of each one-ton block allows tall gravity walls to be built or even taller reinforced walls with the...
Snow / Ice Removal Chemicals Products February 24, 2015
SafeLane surface overlay is an anti-icing tool that helps prevent ice and frost from forming on roadways and bridges. The patented technology retains deicing chemicals within the surface and releases them as temperatures drop below freezing, helping keep motorists and pedestrians safe from...
Software Project Management Products February 24, 2015
ProContractor by Viewpoint offers an all-in-one, cloud-based solution for estimating, project management and accounting. Estimating provides many features and flexibility to help you easily takeoff your cut and fill quantities with speed and then efficiently calculate and verify what the materials...
Active Sensor Products February 24, 2015
The LaserLine GL3000PMC Wing Plow-Tow Plow Guidance Laser reduces damage caused by wing strikes by better than 85%. The GL3000PMC uses an ultra-bright green laser-spot to establish a wing plow or tow plow’s trailing edge location before it is reached. The laser-spot impacts on the road/snow surface...
Traffic Management News February 24, 2015
Funding for Amtrak rail services will see a $16 million cut in spending under Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget. This budget is among billions of dollars in cuts designed to relieve state debt.    This cut in spending is a somewhat unanticipated move considering it follows a unanimously...
Concrete Products February 24, 2015
The Crafco TechCrete is designed to treat distresses in Portland cement concrete pavement (PCCP), including cracking, joint deficiencies, surface defects and miscellaneous distresses in PCCP. TechCrete is a hot-applied, gray-colored, flexible mastic sealant made of polymer-modified synthetic resin...
Products February 24, 2015
Discovery is the industry’s first Crossover Hydraulic Excavator, a cost-effective solution for governments and contractors. Discovery combines Gradall’s full-tilting, telescoping boom with the reliable over-the-road mobility of a Freightliner truck chassis. Discovery is designed to handle projects...
Products February 24, 2015
LEAP Bridge Enterprise is a powerful modeling and analysis solution for small to medium-sized concrete bridges of all types: precast, cast-in-place, reinforced, and post-tensioned. This comprehensive bridge information modeling (BrIM) system offers a synthesis of geometric modeling, substructure,...
Funding News February 24, 2015
Two very different situations coming out of the Atlantic region of late. While many states are facing down upkeep and maintenance struggles with regard to their highway systems, Pennsylvania has begun to implement a multifaceted, multibillion-dollar blueprint intended to accelerate road and bridge...
Asphalt Products February 23, 2015
Crack sealant is not all created equal. Meeting specifications is one metric, but studies have shown that meeting a particular specification does not equal long-term performance on the road. In many field performance studies conducted by federal and state agencies over the last 30 years, Crafco...
Funding News February 23, 2015
In less than 100 days, authorization for the federal highway and transit program will end and Congress has even less time to take action.   “The Senate and House are only scheduled to be in session 55 and 36 days, respectively, before that legislative deadline occurs.  Where is the sense of urgency...
Equipment Case Studies February 23, 2015
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Arizona is known for its vast deserts and arid climates—not necessarily torrential rain. But when it does rain in the southwestern state, the combination of the amount and the speed at which it falls can cause flash floods. The shores of Lake Havasu—a valley destination for flash flood waters—are...
Equipment Case Studies February 23, 2015
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Continental Gold, an exploration and development company, established a mining operation in the mountains of Antioquia, Colombia. Situated 940 m (3,084 ft) above sea level, the very complex and steep terrain rendered the area nearly inaccessible for construction equipment that was required to build...
Equipment Case Studies February 23, 2015
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The scenic U.S. 50 twists and turns its way past Lake Tahoe, Nev. It cuts through mountains, forests and desert valley with steep grades and hairpin turns. Rocky outcrops bound the highway, and a stretch of road between Cave Rock Tunnel and the junction of U.S. 50 and S.R. 28 was in need of repair...
Case Studies February 20, 2015

The city of Lowell, Mass., is cutting salt use by installing a new electronic spreader control system on its snowplow trucks. 

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Over the last three fiscal years, the city of Lowell, Mass., cut road salt use by 30% when measured in tons per inch of snow. 

Before installing electronic spreader controls on its snowplow trucks, the Lowell, Mass., Department of Public Works (DPW) was applying tons of salt on city streets for each winter storm. “Our operators would typically set their existing manual spreaders to maximum and go, putting down about 1,000...

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