Officials in Hawaii change weight limits on island bridges

Photo: Eric Guinther 

Bridges News February 16, 2018
Hawaii state officials are implementing new weight limit restrictions for bridges on the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, and Kauai as the result of a recent... more
Missouri lawmakers consider axing vehicle safety inspections
Safety News February 16, 2018
A proposal in the Missouri state legislature would do away with mandatory vehicle safety inspections. State law presently requires mechanical inspections of... more
I-20 precast concrete
Reinforcement Concrete News February 15, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LaDOTD) will experiment with the use of precast reinforced concrete pavement on the eastbound on-... more
bus communication systems
V2I News February 15, 2018
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has developed a communication system between Utah Transit Authority (UTA) buses and traffic signals that will help... more
Transit projects
Funding News February 14, 2018
The Trump administration’s proposed budget for fiscal 2019 would leave cities and states on the hook for billions of dollars in spending on public... more
Lafayette, Ind., bridge
Cranes Case Studies February 13, 2018
The city of Lafayette, Ind., is nearing completion of a years-long process to update one of its main thoroughfares, a 2.5-mile stretch of Sagamore Parkway.... more
autonomous transportation
Autonomous Vehicle Systems News February 13, 2018
Next Transportation, which recently launched at the World Government Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, introduced a new form of autonomous, electric... more
White House
Funding News February 12, 2018
The White House today officially released a 55-page proposal for President Trump's long-awaited infrastructure overhaul.   The plan puts forth a framework for... more
NMDOT Rte. 26
Asphalt Paving Article February 12, 2018
Originally constructed in 1905 by the Territorial Legislative Assembly, and containing segments of the old Rte. 26 from Deming to Nutt and a stretch from Nutt... more
road widening
Road Construction News February 09, 2018
A project to widen 6 miles of U.S. 95 in northwest Las Vegas has begun.   Las Vegas Paving won the $64.6 million general contract for the work between Durango... more
multimodal projects
Highway Construction News February 09, 2018
Gov. Tom Wolf announced Thursday that 45 highway, bridge, bike and pedestrian, and ports and waterways projects will benefit communities in 22 counties through... more
U.S. Capitol
Funding News February 08, 2018
A bipartisan budget deal announced by Senate leaders Wednesday includes $20 billion for U.S. infrastructure programs, an investment plan that comes ahead of... more
Embark self-driving truck

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Automated Vehicles News February 07, 2018
An autonomous truck just recently completed a coast-to-coast trip from Los Angeles to Jacksonville, Fla., driving 2,400 miles from one end of the U.S. to the... more
traffic signal systems
Intelligent Transportation Systems ITS News February 07, 2018
The city of Dallas recently signed an agreement with Ericsson, a provider of communications and Internet of Things infrastructure, to provide hardware and... more
tire pressure monitoring system
Tires Products February 07, 2018
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has expanded its portfolio of technology solutions with PressureStat, a tire pressure monitoring system launched for off-the-road... more
Positive train control
Safety News February 06, 2018
The head of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said that the correct implementation of a key train safety feature could have prevented the early... more
Road construction on the first phase of I-11 in Boulder City, Nev.

A view of road construction on the first phase of the I-11 project in Boulder City, Nev.

News February 05, 2018
Las Vegas and Phoenix are the only two cities with populations more than 1 million that are currently not connected by an interstate. The I-11 looks to change... more
podcast
Editorial/Commentary News February 05, 2018
What a Super Bowl!! Still waiting on Congress to score on a big infrastructure bill. Also, budget continuing resolution makes it difficult for DOTs, Illinois... more
I Love NY sign

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Signage News February 05, 2018
The blue ‘I Love NY’ road signs found along the state of New York's highways will soon come down, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration.   Cuomo's... more
Road Maintenance Videos February 05, 2018
Duit Construction used Vacuworx RC Series lifters outfitted with the Octapad system to remove deteriorated roadway slabs and replace them with precast panels,... more
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