Safety Case Studies April 27, 2017
With a deadline approaching, one backed by a very large fine if it were missed, officials of the city of Cleveland, Ohio, recently reopened the part of... more
Funding News April 27, 2017
Transit advocates are sounding the alarm over the impact of President Trump’s proposed budget cuts, saying they would jeopardize $38 billion worth of planned... more

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DesignBuild News April 27, 2017
A design-build team made up of 16 companies has been selected for the $100 million I-270 Innovative Congestions Management Project in Montgomery County, Md.—a... more
Safety Case Studies April 26, 2017
Highway work zones are hazardous, both for drivers who must maneuver through traffic control arrangements and for construction workers who operate steps away... more

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Bridge Construction News April 26, 2017
The first span of a project to replace the Kosciuszko Bridge is opening to New York City drivers this week, with the first traffic expected to cross Thursday... more
Saws Products April 25, 2017
Husqvarna’s FS 7000 DL is a deep-cutting flat saw compliant with Tier 4 final emission regulations. It can cut up to 25 in. deep with a 60-in. blade and was... more
Road Weather Information Systems Products April 25, 2017
The YOUNG ResponseONE weather transmitter measures wind speed, wind direction, atmospheric pressure, humidity and temperature. It is ideal for worksite weather... more
Equipment Products April 25, 2017
The SHAX 6095 Misting System is a portable 2-gal tank with a pressurized hand pump, hose connection and 25 ft of tubing with eight brass nozzles. The system... more
Cement Products April 25, 2017
Rapid Set DOT Cement is usable for the repair of pavement, bridge decks, parking garage decks, formed work and more, providing the ability to customize a mix... more
News April 25, 2017
This is your LAST CHANCE to register for Roads & Bridges’ first-ever virtual expo, and those who attend webinars tomorrow, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m... more
Transit News April 25, 2017
Ride New Orleans, a transit advocacy group, repeated its call last week to have wait times and travel distances reduced for people in the city who rely on... more
Safety Videos April 24, 2017
Protect drivers, even in low-light or inclement weather conditions, with 3M fluorescent technology.
DesignBuild News April 24, 2017
Following a thorough vetting and scoring system for bidders, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has awarded the contract to build the SH-99... more
Trailers Products April 24, 2017
Thunder Creek Equipment’s Multi-Tank Trailers are the first fuel and service trailers designed to legally transport bulk diesel on the road without requiring... more
Safety News April 21, 2017
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has started another round of safety improvements on Rte. 130, the road dubbed the state’s most dangerous... more

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Winter Maintenance News April 21, 2017
Two local landowners have teamed up with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) in District 8 to improve safety on the notorious stretch of Highway... more
Retaining Walls Videos April 21, 2017
Engineers have designed thousands of Redi-Rock projects that have been built on critical roads and bridges around the world. These walls are supporting live... more
Equipment Products April 20, 2017
The Vacuworx HL B2 hydraulic barrier lifter offers a fast, safe way to handle oversized concrete road barriers up to 23,200 lb and 30 ft long. Designed for use... more
Work-Zone News April 20, 2017
New data released by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has highlighted a troubling trend on state roads.   There were 25,713 crashes in work zones... more

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Bridge Construction News April 20, 2017
Work will begin soon on $19 million in repairs to I-81 in Salina, Cicero and Hastings, the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced... more
Safety News April 21, 2017
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has started another round of safety improvements on Rte. 130, the road dubbed the state’s most dangerous.   Rte. 130 has been repeatedly singled out by pedestrian-safety groups because of a high number of fatalities over the last few years.  ...

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Winter Maintenance News April 21, 2017
Two local landowners have teamed up with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) in District 8 to improve safety on the notorious stretch of Highway 67 west of Granite Falls by building a permanent snow fence.   The landowners and MnDOT have installed a 1,500-ft fence, or approximately ¼...

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Road Construction News April 14, 2017
Seventy-four tribes across the U.S. were part of a $9 million award this week that will support 77 road-safety projects in 22 states.   The funds, which come from the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TTPSF) are dedicated to improving transportation...
Transportation Management News April 12, 2017
The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has launched a project to install enhanced roadway signage, ramp meters, wrong-way driver detection systems and more to help improve traffic safety and mobility on U.S. 395 in the North Valleys.   Beginning Monday, April 10 through early 2018, periodic...
Safety News April 07, 2017
The state of Tennessee has begun preparations to remove and replace the majority of the 1,700 Lindsay X-LITE guardrails on its roads system due to their alleged defectiveness. This decision has spurred further reports of traffic collision deaths caused by the guardrail in other states.   At least...
Bridges Article April 03, 2017
When inspections of Maryland’s William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge, also known as the Bay Bridge, revealed that conventional cable corrosion protection systems in both eastbound and westbound spans were no longer effective, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) took a proactive approach...

The I-55 Stevenson Expressway linking Lake Shore Drive in Chicago is one major project continuing for IDOT in 2017

Highway Construction Article April 03, 2017
Back in August 2016, the editorial staff of Roads & Bridges covered the progress of Chicago’s Jane Byrne Interchange reconstruction project. One of the signature accomplishments over the last year for the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) was the completion of the westbound flyover...

The I-55 Stevenson Expressway linking Lake Shore Drive in Chicago is one major project continuing for IDOT in 2017

Highway Construction Article April 03, 2017
Back in August 2016, the editorial staff of Roads & Bridges covered the progress of Chicago’s Jane Byrne Interchange reconstruction project. One of the signature accomplishments over the last year for the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) was the completion of the westbound flyover...
Bridges News April 03, 2017
Visit our homepage and take this week's poll question, which discusses how transportation officials can respond to the Atlanta I-85 bridge collapse.

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Bridges News March 31, 2017
Gov. Nathan Deal (R) has declared a state of emergency for Fulton County, Ga., after a huge fire caused a bridge on I-85 to collapse in Atlanta on Thursday night.   With the heavily used road closed in both directions, Georgia transportation officials are telling drivers to find other options—from...

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Bridges News March 31, 2017
Gov. Nathan Deal (R) has declared a state of emergency for Fulton County, Ga., after a huge fire caused a bridge on I-85 to collapse in Atlanta on Thursday night.   With the heavily used road closed in both directions, Georgia transportation officials are telling drivers to find other options—from...
Safety News March 29, 2017
The Federal Highway Administration, the state of Georgia, local government organizations and employers are partnering with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to sponsor one-hour events to train road workers on the dangers of distracted drivers,...
Bridges Products March 28, 2017
A simple construction sequence and efficient design allows InspirArch to accommodate the most straight-forward or complex medium span bridge configurations. Formerly known as Bridge-in-a-Backpack, with ten years of R&D, the system has been recognized for its innovation as a low-cost and high-...
Safety Products March 28, 2017
Ergodyne introduced five more innovative tool lanyards to their Squids Tool Tethering Line that absorb up to five times as much shock as competitors.
Safety Products March 28, 2017
Diamond Grade flexible roll-up sheeting Series RS60/64I combines the quality and reflectivity of permanent signs with the convenience, portability and lasting flexibility needed for temporary traffic control. It helps alert motorists with highly conspicuous fluorescent colors and is optimized for...

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Bridges News March 27, 2017
A team of research technicians from the Bowen Laboratory at Purdue University’s Lyles College of Civil Engineering recently employed a sensor system developed by the Bridge Engineering Center at Iowa State University on the CR 250 E bridge in Lebanon, Ind., for a load bearing test that could...

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Bridges News March 27, 2017
A team of research technicians from the Bowen Laboratory at Purdue University’s Lyles College of Civil Engineering recently employed a sensor system developed by the Bridge Engineering Center at Iowa State University on the CR 250 E bridge in Lebanon, Ind., for a load bearing test that could...

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Bridges News March 27, 2017
A team of research technicians from the Bowen Laboratory at Purdue University’s Lyles College of Civil Engineering recently employed a sensor system developed by the Bridge Engineering Center at Iowa State University on the CR 250 E bridge in Lebanon, Ind., for a load bearing test that could...
Asphalt Products March 27, 2017
Liquid Road is a high-performance mineral- and fiber-reinforced asphalt emulsion blended with polymers and special surfactants for adhesion, flexibility and durability. It replenishes the binder that is lost through oxidation and weathering, while it provides a slip-resistant durable surface...
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