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Asphalt Products February 17, 2015
StrataWeb provides three-dimensional soil reinforcement and solves problems associated with load support over soft soils, erosion on steep slopes and the linings of lagoons, drainage channels and landfills. Applications involving slopes as steep as 60 degrees from horizontal can be achieved with...
Asphalt Products February 17, 2015
The patented Sleeve-It System (rail integration device) is a code-compliant fencepost anchoring system that integrates stable fence footings into the support structures of retaining walls while the retaining walls are being constructed. Sleeve-It maximizes useable real estate at the top of a...
Asphalt Products February 17, 2015
StrataTex (STSeries) is a needle-punched nonwoven geotextile made of 100% polypropylene staple fibers, which are formed into a random network for dimensional stability, and StrataTex (SWSeries) geotextile fabrics are woven polypropylene materials offering optimum performance when used in...
Asphalt Products February 17, 2015
StrataDrain is a high-flow, fusion-bonded, geonet-geotextile drainage composite. It is used primarily as a sheet interceptor drain behind retaining walls and as an internal interceptor drain for reinforced steep slopes. The strength and uniformity of the fusion bond between StrataDrain's layers...
Asphalt Products February 17, 2015
Stratagrid geogrids reinforce soil with their high molecular weight and high tenacity polyester yarn. They are mechanically and chemically durable—in the installation phase, in aggressive soil or in aqueous environments. Stratagrid was designed to be a reinforcement material that is easy to install...
Equipment Videos February 17, 2015
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Funding News February 17, 2015
  This past Thursday, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, chaired by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), approved nearly $8 billion in funding for Amtrak, at a rate of $1.7 billion over four years, an increase over recent allotments.   In a twist to what has been described as contentious...
Traffic Management News February 13, 2015
Railroads looking for an extension on the Dec. 31 deadline to install positive train control (PTC) will not get their wish, according to U.S. DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx. The federal government is contemplating a series of measures to help railroads implement the technology in the near-term.   PTC...
News February 13, 2015
More news out of Washington State, as this week Senate Transportation Committee chairman Sen. Curtis King (R-Yakima), joined by Sen. Joe Fain (R-Auburn) and Democratic Sens. Marko Liias and Steve Hobbs, introduced a $15 billion transportation revenue package that would include a 11.7-cent gas tax...
Traffic Management News February 12, 2015
A new wrong-way driver alert system in Florida has already helped improve safety in its first three months of operation, detecting six incidents in that timespan with no crashes reported.   The pilot project, deployed by the Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE), employs a ramp-based detection and...
Traffic Management News February 12, 2015
In a recent survey taken by Transportation Management & Engineering (TM&E), congestion relief was cited as a major factor in both 2014 state-level DOT spending and anticipated 2015 spending. And yet the dissemination of funds, over which most lawmakers are alternately brash and hedging, has...
Bridges Case Studies February 12, 2015

The Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge replacement project

The Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge spans the New River Gorge National River on Rte. 41 in the town of Prince, W. Va. The bridge is a two-lane, three-span, through-truss style that carries traffic white-knuckle high over the whitewater New River. One of the oldest rivers in North America and...
Maintenance News February 11, 2015
Once again the East Coast was forced to deal with a winter emergency and everything that comes with it. For New Jersey, that “it” was a 40-car pileup on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one in the early morning hours of Feb. 10.   The accident has New Jersey Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox...
Safety News February 11, 2015
  Using $2.5 million in federal funds, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) announced that it will install a series of traffic monitoring cameras at 47 site locations along highways in the greater Tulsa area.   The new cameras will expand on the current 54-camera system being operated...
Traffic Management News February 10, 2015
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is looking to move its wealth of transportation data into the cloud to allow greater access for commercial and government groups, and is searching for potential technology partners to facilitate the transition.   The agency issued a request for information...
Earthmoving Products February 10, 2015
Discovery is the industry’s first crossover hydraulic excavator—a cost-effective solution for governments and contractors. Discovery combines Gradall’s world-famous full-tilting, telescoping boom with the reliable over-the-road mobility of a Freightliner truck chassis. Discovery is designed to...
Earthmoving Videos February 10, 2015
Gradall Industries introduces this cost-effective solution for governments and contractors. Gradall’s Discovery Series excavators are the first crossover hydraulic excavators.
News February 10, 2015
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) announced recently that 2015 “is shaping up to be a big year for … working on new and existing projects that will aid economic development and support efficient movement of goods and services across the state.”   All of the numerous projects on the...
Traffic Management News February 09, 2015
The Chicago Transportation Authority (CTA) received a major boost for its planned modernization of the Blue Line last week, gaining approval for a $120 million federal loan for the project.   The Blue Line is one of the most popular in the city’s elevated train system, carrying 80,000 passengers...
Safety News February 06, 2015
The Island Park area through which U.S. 20 runs in the state of Idaho has seen, according to Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) statistics, 169 wildlife collisions during the period from 2005 to 2009. Moose, elk and deer are prevalent in the area, and these collisions have resulted not only in...

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