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Multiquip Inc. of Carson, Calif., has recently added a new 4-in. trash pump—the QP-4TH—to its pump line, great for the wet season. The QP-4TH is ideal for removing water with high solid content from quarries, mines and other construction sites. Sand, sticks, stones and other debris up to 2 in. in...
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The Tisdale Bridge is a critical segment of the Clarksville Bypass Project. Challenges include the complex alignment that involves tangent section transitioning to a compound curve, then bifurcating into two curved ramps at one end of the bridge. The total length of the span will be 4,900 ft. Total...
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All Traffic Solutions of State College, Pa., has recently made its 12-in. SPEEDsentry radar speed display even more portable. In addition to its current mounting system that lets you quickly install the display on nearly any pole, the newest feature is a retractable “YOUR SPEED” sign. Its ntegrated...
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Link-Belt of Lexington, Ky., has introduced a new telescopic rough-terrain crane, the RTC-8065 Series II (Circle 915) with a state-of-the-art operator’s station and a fully rigged transport, a 65-ton base rating and working weight of less than 90,000 lb. The RTC-8065 features the newly designed...
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To protect against theft, the Skidsteer Lock from the Equipment Lock Co., Hedgesville, W.Va., makes it nearly impossible to gain access to the skid-steer loader operator’s seat. Immobilizing the drive controls prevents theft, vandalism and joyrides. It also eliminates other trades from borrowing...
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When engineers from Short Elliot and Hendrickson Inc., St. Paul, Minn., were asked to specify a coating for a bridge in International Falls, Minn., one of their primary concerns was selecting a coating that could be applied in cold temperatures and withstand harsh weather over time. They also...
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The Birmingham Bridge is located in Pittsburgh, PA and carries SR2085 over the Monongahela River. The main span of the structure is a 620 ft span tied arch designed in 1973 and consists of multi-girder approach spans, which flank each side of the tied arch. Over the past several years fatigue...
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Lehigh University researchers have been on the forefront of field instrumentation and testing of bridges, buildings and other structures for over 50 years. They have developed a vast database and considerable experience in the field testing and evaluation of highway and rail structures. Field...
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AutoTURN is an essential software tool used to design roads, intersections, roundabouts, terminals and loading bays. This proven CAD-based turn simulation software also assists with any project involving vehicle access, clearances and maneuverability. Fire officials in the city of New...
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The best rings are placed on installment plans. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) is married to the fact that more needs to be done to respond to congestion around the Minneapolis-St. Paul region. It certainly has shown a commitment behind a massive reconstruction of the I-494/694...
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The 12300 South project is the first design-build project led by the Utah Department of Transportation for a major urban surface arterial. The project consisted of 7 miles of roadway reconstruction, a new single-point interchange at I-15 and a new bridge over the Jordan River. Total cost: $86...
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When all the ramps and flyovers are complete in about a year, commuters will be able to use the Beltway Interchange to travel seamlessly between I-215 and I-515. Construction is being done at night to avoid delays during commute hours. Total cost: $82.2 million.
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Height restrictions, coal mine voids and acid mine drainage are the stickier parts of this project, which is located around the Pittsburgh International Airport. In total, the job will demand 313,000 sq yd of concrete paving, 15 million lb of structural steel for 21 bridges and 11.4 million cu yd...
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The word is spreading among public works officials, bridge engineers and everyday drivers alike: Cargill Deicing Technology’s SafeLane ice prevention overlay is a promising solution to help make roads and bridges safer during winter driving conditions. SafeLane Ice Prevention Overlay combines the...
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This project stretches 6.6 miles and consists of adding an expressway lane in each direction, resurfacing, bridgework and local access road improvements. The average daily traffic count currently stands at 160,000 vehicles and will grow to 192,000 by the year 2020. Total cost: $430 million.
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Another addition to Florida’s intense road-building effort, the I-275/I-4 Interchange poses the challenge of a limited work window due to traffic maintenance. When completed in August 2006, it will serve as a major downtown interchange of the Tampa interstate system. Total cost: $73.5 million.
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Another highway offspring of the summer of 2005, the Knightdale Bypass was completed in July and involved the concrete paving of six lanes in each direction covering 9.6 miles. Total cost: $132.6 million.
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The Cranberry Connector, completed in June 2004, provided a much-needed link between I-79 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, as well as improvements to Rte. 228. The Connector reduced traffic to 57,000 ADT along the Rte. 19 corridor and cut truck traffic on local roads by 75%. Total cost: $65 million.
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As the leader in innovative solutions, Krylon Industrial delivers a line you can count on with a complete offering of water-based, APWA and fluorescent inverted marking paints for marking gas, petro, oil, roads, water, electrical, sewers, drains, phone lines, conduit lines, proposed excavation and...
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This project, which was completed this past summer and included 8 miles of road, involved working in flood plains and wetlands of the Raritan River basin and stream disturbance could not take place from April through June due to fish spawns. The project area also was considered an archaeological...

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