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Products February 24, 2016
New Gilson Rolling Thin Film Oven (RTFO) features eight-minute temperature recovery that strictly meets AASHTO and ASTM requirements and NIST traceable Platinum RTD temperature sensor. Silicone compression gaskets securely grip RTFO bottles for quick loading. Removable bottom tray means easy clean-...
Safety Products February 24, 2016
IAS portable, all-aluminum, OSHA-compliant work platforms provide safe, efficient trailer access while loading and unloading at any work site. The 4 ft and 8ft platforms are ANSI-rated and designed to improve loading efficiency and occupational safety. Each platform features CNC billet hooks for...
Snow / Ice Removal Chemicals Products February 24, 2016
ClearLane enhanced deicer helps fight icy winter roadways faster and more effectively. Providing better performance at lower temps, ClearLane enhanced deicer offers greater residual, less scatter, reduced clumping and a PNS-corrosion inhibitor in a non-leaching formula. Designated as a Safer Choice...
Traffic Safety Products February 24, 2016
Design. Print. Done. The ease of digital printing is now available for traffic signs. 3M offers a digital printing solution which includes reflective sheeting, inks and overlay films. All the components you need to digitally produce fully reflective, durable traffic signs. Backed by the 3M MCS ...
Safety Products February 24, 2016
Pexco’s Enhanced Delineation System (ELD) provides a “ribbon of light” to improve nighttime visibility on hazardous roadways, highlighting changes in road alignment, including horizontal curves, on and off-ramps, and approaches to bridges and tunnels. ELD solutions are economical, install quickly...
Products February 24, 2016
Reinforced Earth Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) walls are economical gravity structures having high strength, a limited footprint, the flexibility to distribute loads evenly, and a wide variety of creative architectural finishes. Our experienced team of regional managers, engineers and project...
Funding News February 24, 2016
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced $500 million will be made available for transportation projects under an eighth round of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive grant program.    Like the first seven rounds, FY 2016 TIGER discretionary...
Bridges Products February 23, 2016
BridgeScope is an exclusive design tool developed by U.S. Bridge to bring projects to life. Users can provide a few details about their projects and they will immediately receive a custom drawing. Launching in early March 2016, the tool will enable users to get their projects off the ground quickly...
Transportation Management News February 23, 2016
New data released by the U.S. DOT’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving reached 3.148 trillion miles by the end of 2015, topping the previous record of 3.003 trillion miles in 2007.   The December 2015 report also included seasonally-adjusted data, which is conducted by U.S...
Funding News February 23, 2016
Supporters of the Mileage-Based User Fee Alliance (MBUFA) will meet in Washington D.C. today to discuss a plan to tax drivers based on the number of miles traveled instead of how many gallons gas bought.   The proposed plan serves as an alternative to the current 18.4-cent gas tax currently used to...
Transportation Management News February 22, 2016
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) W subway line used to connect Queens to Lower Manhattan but has been out of commission since 2010 when it was eliminated by the agency amid major budget cuts.   However, the W line may be revived when the first portion of the Second Avenue...
Traffic Management News February 22, 2016
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is considering eliminating tolls entirely, the agency’s new Executive Director James Bass said.   The Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M determine that the state of Texas would need a $5 billion increase in annual transportation funding in...
Transportation Management Article February 22, 2016
Accelerating the future of ITS - Regina Hopper and Rodney Slater ITS America kicked off the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show Broadband conference with the question: “Intelligent Transportation: Are We There Yet?”    Actually, intelligent transportation systems, or ITS, are not new. But, with blazing...
Transportation Management Article February 19, 2016
Sprouting almost overnight, the Dallas-Oak Cliff community, whose name comes from the massive oaks crowning the soft green rolling cliffs of the Trinity River, was one of the greatest U.S. suburban developments during the early 1900s.   It boasted an opera house, a 44-acre theme park, two major...
Transportation Management Article February 19, 2016
The city of Bellevue, Wash., is booming, with rapid growth in both residency and jobs.    Located 10 miles east of Seattle, the city’s population now stands at 135,000, with more than 140,000 jobs. By 2035, Bellevue is expected to grow by about 30,200 people, 52,000 jobs and 15,800 housing units....
Transportation Management Article February 19, 2016
It is not enough to keep building yesterday’s roads.    America’s transportation needs are changing, the global economy is shifting, and despite advances in automobile safety, too many people are struck and killed each year on U.S. streets. Mayors from some of the nation’s largest cities along with...
Funding News February 19, 2016
South Carolina state Sen. Tom Davis R-Beaufort is filibustering to block a plan to fix state roads, which call for an increase in the gas tax.   The roads funding plans Davis trying to put a stop to involves raising the gas tax by 4 cents a year for three years, in addition to raising other fees....
Funding News February 18, 2016
The federal government will provide $100 million for Los Angeles' Regional Connector rail project and an additional $200 million to extend the Westside Purple Line this year.   "The announcement that $300 million in federal transportation dollars will be headed to Los Angeles will ensure that Metro...
Bridges News February 18, 2016
It’s a mixed bag for the condition of U.S. bridges according to a new analysis of the U.S. DOT’s 2015 “National Bridge Inventory” database.  The good news is there were 2,574 fewer structurally deficient bridges in 2015 compared to the number in 2014. The bad news is there are still 58,500 on the...
Safety Products February 18, 2016
It is difficult to forecast how many accidents a highway construction or maintenance jobsite might see during the completion of a project. Site-Safe is available to rent, lease or sell TMA attenuator trucks to provide enhanced safety for motorists and workers.   For more information on Site-Safe...
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