Safety Products February 17, 2017
TC3 provides a robust online construction, maintenance and materials curriculum. The company has announced that more than 90% of its more than 120 courses are... more
Safety News February 17, 2017
In the city of Columbia, Mo., public works members have been working to address traffic issues on many of its streets—most recently Stewart Road, which is one... more
Safety News February 17, 2017
Pedestrian distractions, notably from smart phones and other portable devices, continue to contribute to traffic and roadway incidents. There is, however, one... more
Pavement Maintenance Case Studies February 16, 2017
Shortly after 2010, the streets of North Port, Fla. had fallen into severe disrepair—with increasingly costly maintenance.   On Nov. 6, 2012, a referendum... more
Equipment Videos February 16, 2017
Heavy-duty street sweepers for site maintenance and road construction; high-pressure waterblasting solutions for surface prep and hydro-demolition; and vacuum... more

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Traffic Management News February 16, 2017
The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) began installing the first of 52 Active Traffic Management (ATM) signs on a portion of U.S. 95 last week. The... more
Traffic Safety News February 16, 2017
The latest report on traffic fatality estimates were released yesterday by the National Safety Council, a nonprofit organization that works closely with... more

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Winter Maintenance News February 15, 2017
Sensors installed at three Interstate 40 locations west of Flagstaff are helping the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) forecast the likelihood of ice... more
Automated Vehicle Development News February 15, 2017
The U.S. Department of Energy (U.S. DOE) will give San Antonio-based Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) $2.9 million to create new uses for wireless... more

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Bridge Construction News February 15, 2017
President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday referenced construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge as a means of building a... more

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Bridges News February 14, 2017
Along with beating its project goals by more than six months, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) officials tout their partnership with Fall... more
Equipment Products February 14, 2017
With a modular design and lift capacity up to 6,600 lb, the CM 3 is adaptable to a wide range of applications. The rugged all-steel unit is designed to... more
Cranes Case Studies February 14, 2017
Central Florida’s Interstate 4 (I-4) highway is undergoing a multiyear, $2.3 billion rehabilitation project along a 21-mile stretch in Orange and Seminole... more
Traffic Management Article February 14, 2017
Figure 1—the trip planner My Trips provides the current estimated travel time and notifications of traffic incidents along a route.   The New Hampshire... more
Traffic Signals News February 13, 2017
In Fremont, Calif., merely shaving 0.7 seconds from the yellow-light timing at a pair of intersections a year ago led to the city's private ticketing vendor,... more
Equipment Products February 13, 2017
Crafco’s PLEXI-melt is a high-strength, low-density protective packaging that quickly and thoroughly melts without affecting product installation... more
Excavators Hydraulic Products February 13, 2017
Gradall Discovery Series crossover hydraulic excavators, featuring the full-tilting telescoping boom, were designed by company engineers to provide reliable,... more

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Bridges News February 13, 2017
Mackinaw Road bridge over I-75 in Bay County, Mich., which is not slated for reconstruction until 2019, is closed due to a collapse in the pavement.   Early... more

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Bridge Construction News February 10, 2017
The British Columbia government has granted an environmental assessment certificate for the 10-lane, $3.5-billion bridge to replace the Massey Tunnel over the... more
Safety Products Products February 09, 2017
The lightweight Davenport medium-duty work boot from KEEN Utility is 100% non-metallic by design, offering asymmetrical composite safety toes which provide a... more
Safety Products February 17, 2017
TC3 provides a robust online construction, maintenance and materials curriculum. The company has announced that more than 90% of its more than 120 courses are recommended for professional development hours (PDH). When a trainee takes a PDH-eligible course, the training hours can contribute toward...
Safety News February 17, 2017
TC3 has announced that more than 90% of its more than 120 courses are recommended for professional development hours (PDH). When a trainee takes a PDH-eligible course, the training hours can contribute toward continuing education for licensure renewal.   PDHs are necessary to maintain a high...
Safety News February 17, 2017
In the city of Columbia, Mo., public works members have been working to address traffic issues on many of its streets—most recently Stewart Road, which is one of 64 streets on the city’s neighborhood traffic management program list.   The program started in November 2013, and the list started with...
Safety News February 17, 2017
Pedestrian distractions, notably from smart phones and other portable devices, continue to contribute to traffic and roadway incidents. There is, however, one small town in the Netherlands that is trying a unique approach to calling attention to the need for keeping one’s eyes on the road.  ...

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Winter Maintenance News February 15, 2017
Sensors installed at three Interstate 40 locations west of Flagstaff are helping the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) forecast the likelihood of ice forming and respond accordingly.   The combination of freezing temperatures and moisture means ice can form overnight in Arizona’s high...

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Bridges News February 14, 2017
Along with beating its project goals by more than six months, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) officials tout their partnership with Fall River for completing the Route 79/Braga Bridge improvements project with a broader achievement.   Some of the project highlights included...

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Bridges News February 13, 2017
Mackinaw Road bridge over I-75 in Bay County, Mich., which is not slated for reconstruction until 2019, is closed due to a collapse in the pavement.   Early Sunday morning, pavement on the already crumbling bridge fell through, creating a 5x4-ft hole.   The Bay County Road Commission is currently...

Paving crews worked the inside lanes at night utilizing the notched wedge joint on the shoulder lane.

Asphalt Article February 09, 2017
State DOTs have a primary responsibility to maximize the return on investment from the considerable public funds spent to build and maintain their highways and interstates.   To manage the long-term costs of its aging inventory of concrete pavements, the Washington State Department of...
Asphalt Article February 09, 2017
Asphalt pavements are inherently sustainable. A fully reusable material, more than 99% of asphalt pavement removed during maintenance and repair activities can be reclaimed for use in new pavements. During the 2015 construction season, a total of 78 million tons of asphalt pavement was reclaimed...
Safety News February 08, 2017
The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) has received $2.5 million in funding from the Federal Highway Administration’s Work Zone Safety Grant Program. This grant includes opportunities for more than 300 work-zone safety training courses to be held in classrooms across the U.S. over...
Transportation Management Article February 08, 2017
The new protected pedestrian lane at South Park.   A small investment can change the face of a community. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) serves a diverse population, and recognizes the importance of celebrating that diversity in all its projects. In recent years, SDOT has been...

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Maintenance News February 07, 2017
The Georgia Department of Transportation’s (GDOT) new Coordinated Highway Assistance & Maintenance Program (CHAMP) begins its phased launch today in Northeast Georgia, with plans to roll out the service to five other districts in the state by this May.   CHAMP will serve most interstates across...

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Maintenance News February 07, 2017
The Georgia Department of Transportation’s (GDOT) new Coordinated Highway Assistance & Maintenance Program (CHAMP) begins its phased launch today in Northeast Georgia, with plans to roll out the service to five other districts in the state by this May.   CHAMP will serve most interstates across...

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Concrete News January 30, 2017
A two-year closure of I-75 between Detroit and Downriver will commence this coming weekend. The Michigan Department of Transportation's (MDOT) $200 million construction project includes replacing all of the concrete on the I-75 Rouge River bridge, the largest concrete surface in the state.   MDOT...
Funding News January 30, 2017
Visit our homepage and take this week's poll, which discusses the possibility of expanding tolling to fund infrastructure projects.
Safety News January 26, 2017
Pennsylvania lawmakers are contemplating a bill that would encourage drivers to apply the brakes when entering active work zones.   The state’s Senate Transportation Committee on Tuesday approved legislation that would establish a five-year pilot program of installing speed-detection cameras in...
Transportation Management News January 25, 2017
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has, for more than a decade, collected and processed truck GPS data in support of the Federal Highway Administration’s Freight Performance Measures (FPM) initiative, a program that maintains and monitors a series of performance measures related...
Bridges News January 23, 2017
In a news release sent Sunday night, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and New Jersey Turnpike Authority said motorists should expect "extreme congestion and delays" starting Monday at all Delaware River crossings between Bucks County in Pennsylvania and Burlington and Mercer counties in New...
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