rail transit
Light Rail Transit (LRT) News January 17, 2019
The Bay Area’s newest transit system will reach an important milestone this week as the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) will surpass its 1 million-... more
Tappan Zee Bridge

The old Tappan Zee situated behind the new Cuomo Bridge during its construction.

Demolition News January 17, 2019
The old Tappan Zee Bridge in Tarrytown, N.Y., was finally demolished on late Tuesday morning with a controlled collapse into the Hudson River.   The... more
Work-Zone Safety (Attenuators) Videos January 17, 2019
The TTMA-200 is a MASH Test Level 3 (TL-3) safety device designed to provide safety protection in the event an errant vehicle enters a stationary or mobile... more
Road and bridge construction podcast
Editorial/Commentary News January 16, 2019
We interview the new president and CEO of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association Dave Bauer about long-term funding and the government... more
Polymer strengthening system
Concrete Maintenance Products January 15, 2019
The RenewWrap fiber-reinforced polymer strengthening system is a strengthening technique for concrete and masonry structures that provides high strength,... more
NCDOT transportation plans

Image: NCDOT

Highway Construction News January 15, 2019
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has included more than 1,600 transportation projects in the state's draft 2020-2029 transportation plan... more
Figure 1. MoDOT AFAD and its CMS signs.

Figure 1. MoDOT AFAD and its CMS signs.

Work-Zone Safety (Attenuators) Article January 15, 2019
Flaggers are professionally trained to guide and direct vehicles through work zones, and they are often located closest to the oncoming traffic. Discovering... more
Analytics tool
Technology News January 14, 2019
Numetric, a provider of traffic safety analytics solutions, recently announced the launch of its new Network Screening application to empower states to meet or... more
Pipe & Culvert Rehab
Erosion Control and Soil Stabilization Products January 11, 2019
The GeoSpray system is a high-performance fiber-reinforced geopolymer mortar specifically formulated and engineered for rehabilitating pipes, culverts and... more
IDOT uses GCCM to repair channel on Interstate right of way
Erosion Control and Soil Stabilization Case Studies January 11, 2019
A concrete paved drainage channel on the Interstate 74 (I-74) right of way in Moline, Ill., collapsed due to years of undermining from soil erosion and scour,... more
Utah DOT offers to plow roads in National Parks amidst federal shutdown
Maintenance News January 11, 2019
Officials with the Utah Department of Transportation are meeting with rangers from the National Park Service to discuss plowing roads in three of Utah’s... more
Julie Lorenz was appointed secretary of Kansas DOT.

Julie Lorenz

Law News January 11, 2019
Kansas Governor-elect Laura Kelly this week selected a new interim secretary of the state’s department of transportation. Julie Lorenz is an executive at Burns... more
Road and bridge construction podcast
News January 10, 2019
The mainstream media casts a dark cloud over the government shutdown; will the strong divide between Dems and Republicans cost the road and bridge industry a... more
Walmart expands its driverless car delivery testing
Intelligent Transportation Systems ITS News January 10, 2019
Walmart is now piloting a program to use Udelv autonomous-driving vans to deliver fresh groceries to its customers in Surprise, Az.   “We want to make sure we... more
N.C.’s Bonner Bridge project enters final phase

Photo: NCDOT Flickr

Bridge Construction News January 10, 2019
The Herbert C. Bonner Bridge, which carries N.C. 12 over Oregon Inlet between Hatteras and Bodie islands, is well past its design life and is being replaced... more
connected vehicles
Technology News January 09, 2019
The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) showcased its recent developments as part of the U.S. DOT's Connected Vehicle (CV) Pilot program in Laramie... more
highway, transit projects, federal government shutdown
Highway Construction News January 09, 2019
Transportation construction work across the nation has been put on hold by the federal government shutdown, with state transportation officials withholding... more
thermal camera detection system

Image: Arizona DOT

Traffic Safety News January 08, 2019
The Arizona Department of Transportation’s (ADOT) thermal camera-based wrong-way vehicle detection system along I-17 in Phoenix alerted authorities and other... more
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Culvert RepairRehabilitation Article January 07, 2019
In the late 1980s, the author introduced the concept of repair and strengthening of structures using fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) products. The original... more
BOMAG paving training
Associations News January 04, 2019
BOMAG announces new paving training program to help operators and companies get the most from their equipment Dec. 17, 2018—BOMAG understands the need for... more
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