Mountrail County Rte. 6
Recyclers / Reclaiming Machines / Soil Stabilizers Case Studies April 17, 2018
Eric Urness, P.E., central regional vice president with Interstate Engineering in Mandan, N.D., was working on plans to reconstruct a 11.5-mile section of BIA... more
The Carroll Avenue Bridge in Takoma Park, Md.

The Carroll Avenue Bridge in Takoma Park, Md.

Bridge Construction Case Studies April 17, 2018
Historically and visually impressive, the S.R. 195 (Carroll Avenue) bridge is a three-span, 224-ft structure that crosses the Sligo Creek Parkway, Sligo Creek... more
Connecticut DOT Waterbury Mixmaster bridges

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Bridge Construction News April 17, 2018
Last month, the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CDOT) awarded a $153 million contract to rehabilitate the bridges on the Waterbury Mixmaster, the... more
Autonomous vehicle testing
Automated Vehicles News April 17, 2018
Waymo has applied to test completely autonomous cars on California roads without safety drivers on board.   The driverless technology division of Google’s... more
work-zone distracted driving campaign
Work-Zone News April 16, 2018
The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) last week launched a multimedia messaging campaign to highlight the dangers to road crews in work zones.  ... more
U.S. DOT FHWA emergency relief funding
Funding News April 16, 2018
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on Friday announced more than $1 billion in Emergency Relief (ER)... more
Bridges Videos April 13, 2018
Roads & Bridges visited the site of the FIU pedestrian bridge collapse in Sweetwater, Fla., back in March to observe the progress of the NTSB investigation... more
Rail transit safety
Law News April 13, 2018
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report that recommends the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) strengthen its safety oversight by... more
Milwaukee road adjustable risers
Manhole Risers Case Studies April 13, 2018
Several years ago, the city of Milwaukee was experiencing issues with their cast-iron manhole risers installed throughout the area. “They’re usually fine, but... more
New York State Thruway
Law News April 13, 2018
Lawyers for the Seneca Nation of Indians sued New York State on Thursday, charging that the state broke federal laws more than 60 years ago when it built a 2.7... more
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Bridges Case Studies April 13, 2018
Alkali-silica reaction (ASR), commonly known as “concrete cancer,” is a chemical reaction that can wreak havoc on concrete structures and accelerate... more
work-zone safety
Safety News April 12, 2018
Beginning this year, work zones in the state of Virginia will have rumble strips, a safety tool that will be used to capture the attention of drivers as well... more
deficient bridges
Bridges News April 11, 2018
Gov. Phil Bryant on Tuesday declared a state of emergency, issuing a proclamation that orders the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) to... more
PennDOT unveils policy action for automated vehicle safety measures
Autonomous Vehicle Systems News April 10, 2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) unveiled a multi-step action plan this week to establish safety oversight of highly automated vehicles... more
Delaware DOT settles lawsuit with four firms over I-495 bridge repairs
Bridges News April 10, 2018
Following months of negotiations, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has tentatively settled a legal battle that sprung from a months-long... more
Crews continue to remove debris after Rte. 30 collapse in East Pittsburgh
Asphalt News April 09, 2018
Following the collapse of a section of Rte. 30 in East Pittsburgh, crews are continuing to remove debris caused by the ensuing landslide and aiding residents... more
New rules proposed for autonomous cars to pick up passengers in California
Intelligent Transportation Systems ITS News April 09, 2018
The California Public Utilities Commission has issued a proposal that could potentially clear the way for companies engaged in autonomous vehicle development... more
A portion of Rte. 30 in East Pittsburgh collapsed, causing a landslide that destroyed an apartment complex below and has led to the need for demolition of another adjacent apartment complex.
Asphalt News April 09, 2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is dealing with the situation no agency wants to face: a major road collapse. A portion of Rte. 30 in... more
FIU bridge collapse
Bridges News April 06, 2018
The family of Florida International University (FIU) freshman Alexa Duran, who was killed in last month's pedestrian bridge collapse, has filed a lawsuit in... more
Bus infrastructure
Funding News April 06, 2018
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) yesterday announced approximately $264 million in project funding to improve the... more
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