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With the introduction of the MT-2000 milling machine, Ingersoll Rand, Davidson, N.C., now offers equipment for each phase of roadway construction and rehabilitation, from milling to compaction. The Ingersoll Rand MT-2000 (Circle 904) is a four-track, front-load, half-lane milling machine powered...
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A StopGate System from Quixote Transportation Safety Inc. that was put into operation earlier this year on eastbound I-495, the Long Island Expressway (LIE) near Plainview, N.Y., at a truck weigh station ramp at Exit No. 46 was impacted by a driver. New York State Department of Transportation...
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Davidson Control Products, Tacoma, Wash., has designed the Green Cross Crosswalk Safety System (Circle 916) to help prevent pedestrian injury, which is the second-leading cause of accidental injury-related death among children ages 5 to 14. The system is designed to be a lightweight, durable and...
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Just as erosion must be controlled on steep slopes during road and bridge construction, the companies that produce your concrete face similar challenges. Read on to learn the erosion control solutions enacted at Lafarge’s limestone quarry. Situation Lafarge’s Woodstock, Ontario, quarry...
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The Battery De-Mister and Battery De-Sulfater (Circle 911) from Thermoil Inc., Appleton, Wis., will increase battery life, eliminate corrosion, reduce water consumption, lower explosion risks and limit expenses. Both are formulated for batteries for prolonged durability, reduced maintenance,...
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Grand Haven Plastics Inc., Grand Haven, Mich., has introduced a breakaway delineator called the Safety Smart Delineator (Circle 908). The Safety Smart Delineator consists of three main injection-molded components: The post is made from up to 50% recycled polypropylene; The stake is made from up to...
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Austin Sign Covers, Sweet Valley, Pa., has introduced a patent-pending design to cover construction and traffic signs, eliminating the need for makeshift covers of plastic, cloth and plywood. Unlike other covers, Austin’s vinyl covers (Circle 905) are easy to use and will stay in place through the...
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Vehicle Activated Traffic Calming Signs (Circle 922) from Dorman Varitext Inc., Bath, Ont., have been translated from the United Kingdom and are proven to provide long-term reduction on excessive speeds where deployed. They are LED radar signs that provide an effective, simple, clear and consistent...
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According to manufacturer Trident Security Devices Inc., Elkins Park, Pa., The Roadguard/2 (Circle 909) is the first portable Jersey-style barrier to be manufactured by the blow-molding process, using high-density polyethylene plastic. The Roadguard/2 is an 80-lb barrier that is easier to handle...
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Dent Breakaway Industries’, Farmington, N.M., Dent Fuse Plate (Circle 907) has two major design advantages over the old-style fuse plates currently in use. First, Dent Fuse Plates release with less energy when struck by a vehicle traveling in any direction. Less transfer of energy during a...
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Flint Trading Inc., Thomasville, N.C., offers the DELTA RetroSign GR3 Sign Retroreflectometer (Circle 920) featuring triple-geometry observation angles along with WAAS GPS and RFID reader for quality control and asset management of road signs and retroreflective materials. Flint Trading claims...
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Daktronics, Brookings, S.D., introduced the VP-4000 sign (Circle 906), a portable variable message sign for work-zone safety and temporary traffic control, at ATSSA’s New Product Press Event during Traffic Expo. The new VP-4000 sign integrates proven technology from Daktronics’ permanent...
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IntelliStrobe Safety Systems, Springfield, Mo., announced the addition of a trailer-mounted Stop/Slow Paddle Automated Flagger Assistance Device (AFAD) called the WS1-AGTM (Circle 921). The WS1-AGTM features both the Stop/Slow paddle as well as the Red/Yellow lens signal. The signals are located...
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The ThermoMark II “Featherlite” Double Drop (Circle 912) by Advanced Striping Equipment Inc., Douglasville, Ga., is a walk-behind applicator that dispenses two different sizes of glass beads independently but simultaneously during the application of white or yellow thermoplastic. It is engineered...
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The Anchor 60 (Circle 904) is a 60-in. version of the 48-in. Anchor base used on the Plastic Safety Systems, Cleveland, Anchor Type III Barricade. It is designed for more rugged or harsh environments where the elements demand maximum ballast and support. The additional 12 in. in length provides...
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The Yodock 2001SL Slimline Barricade (Circle 923), manufactured by the Yodock Wall Co. Inc., Bloomsburg, Pa., is a low-density polyethylene water-filled unit that is 18 in. tall with a nominal thickness of ¼ in. The overall length is 72 in. and the width is 12 in. Flanges extend an additional 4 in...
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Operators can clean pothole of debris with air.

Nestled in the Litchfield Hills of northwestern Connecticut is a small city that has made eradicating potholes on their streets a year-round activity. Today, the 36,000 people calling Torrington, Conn., home don’t have to spend their driving time dodging potholes. However, nine years ago, potholes...
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Komatsu America Corp. of Rolling Meadows, Ill., offers a series of D85 crawler dozers (Circle 903) that includes the D85EX-15 and D85PX-15, all driven by excellence in productivity, operator comfort and serviceability. These models were developed for heavy dozing, ripping and grading applications....
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Dressta North America, Buffalo Grove, Ill., has introduced four new crawler dozer models—TD-7M, TD-8M, TD-9M and TD-10M—featuring improved levels of power, serviceability, reliability, comfort and operator control. Typically, a dozer of this size is used by several different people on a jobsite....
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The three new crawler dozers in the K Series from Case Construction Equipment, Racine, Wis., boast a quiet, high-visibility cab, powerful new hydrostatic PowerStat drive and single-lever control for optimum maneuverability and easy operation. The Case 650K, 750K and 850K XLT crawler dozers offer a...

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