V2I News May 26, 2017
Michigan road agencies and General Motors' (GM) Research & Development are collaborating to showcase the state's leadership in the connected and automated... more
Culvert RepairRehabilitation Case Studies May 26, 2017
The Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport in Gulfport, Miss., was undertaking an airport improvement project that included repairing, repaving, and adding new... more
Safety News May 24, 2017
The Trump administration is asking Congress to give the federal government sweeping powers to track, hack and destroy any type of drone over domestic soil with... more

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Winter Maintenance News May 24, 2017
The city of Anchorage, Alaska, spent about $4 million more on snow removal last winter than in each of the previous two winters, but $5 million less than a... more
Winter Maintenance Article May 24, 2017
The city of Columbia, Mo., is considered to be a full-service city, which means providing the basic city services of police, fire, street maintenance, health... more
Winter Maintenance Article May 24, 2017
The city of Montgomery, Ohio, is a suburb of the greater Cincinnati area and is located approximately 15 miles northeast of downtown Cincinnati. An affluent... more
Winter Maintenance Products May 23, 2017
The new Storm Seeker halogen headlamps from SnowEx offer significant durability and illumination improvements for users of SnowEx truck plows. The Storm Seeker... more
Bridge Construction Videos May 23, 2017
The widening of the Sam Houston Tollway between SH-225 and IH-10 will consist of construction of a new bridge span across the Houston Ship Channel.... more
Bridge Construction Videos May 23, 2017
The Florida International University (FIU) Pedestrian Bridge will offer a safer route for students and visitors between a section of the campus and the city of... more
Bridge Construction Videos May 23, 2017
The construction of the U.S. 181 Harbor Bridge has involved collaboration among a number of entities under the direction of the Texas Department of... more
Pavement Marking Videos May 23, 2017
3M Stamark pavement marking tape Series 380 is a durable, high-performance marking that provides safe guidance for drivers in rainy or dry conditions at any... more
Safety News May 23, 2017
Today, 3M and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced they are partnering to utilize connected-vehicle technologies along more than three... more
Equipment Products May 22, 2017
Thunder Creek’s SLT features a modular tank design capable of holding 440 gal of fluid in up to eight tanks with combinations of 25, 55 and 110 gal. This can... more
Road Construction News May 22, 2017
This week's Infrastructure Insider has some details on Trump's Infrastructure plan, how DOT's reacted to I-85 collapse and more.   Click here to listen to the... more
Freeway traffic from connector ramp on Zoo Interchange system

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Highway Construction News May 22, 2017
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is on track to open two ramps on the Zoo Interchange system this week.   The ramp connecting eastbound I-94... more
V2V News May 22, 2017
Visit our homepage and take this week's poll question, which discusses the future of vehicle-to-vehicle technology.
Traffic MarkingStriping Products May 22, 2017
SealMaster Velocity traffic paint is a fast-drying acrylic water-base paint formulated with advanced E-Z spray technology. It is designed for striping exterior... more
Traffic Management News May 19, 2017
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is in the process of adding sensors along I-17 in the Phoenix area over the next few weeks as part of an effort... more
Digital messages displayed on I-90

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Traffic Management News May 18, 2017
The Illinois Tollway has completed installation and testing of 29 digital message signs between Barrington Road and O'Hare International Airport.   The... more
Bridge Construction Case Studies May 18, 2017
The Evergreen Point Floating Bridge, also known as the 520 Bridge or its official name of the Governor Albert D. Rosellini Bridge, spans Lake Washington from... more
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Winter Maintenance Products May 23, 2017
The new Storm Seeker halogen headlamps from SnowEx offer significant durability and illumination improvements for users of SnowEx truck plows. The Storm Seeker headlamps are uniquely designed to reliably deter water ingression. The reflector-to-housing seal features a built-in vent that allows...
Safety News May 23, 2017
Today, 3M and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced they are partnering to utilize connected-vehicle technologies along more than three miles of I-75. Using roadway solutions from 3M, the current I-75 work zone in Oakland County will be transformed over the course of four...
Road Construction News May 22, 2017
This week's Infrastructure Insider has some details on Trump's Infrastructure plan, how DOT's reacted to I-85 collapse and more.   Click here to listen to the podcast.  
Safety Products May 17, 2017
The T-Tab from TrafCo is a temporary flexible traffic marker with a roof-like feature that eliminates the need for the clear plastic cover that typically protects the reflective sheeting from oil and rock used during the seal coat process. With no clear cover to remove, the T-Tab reduces walking...
Funding News May 10, 2017
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the immediate availability of $3 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help begin repairs on flood-damaged roads and bridges in Missouri as well as federal roads in the Mark Twain National Forest and...
Transportation Management Article May 09, 2017
Frustrating doesn’t begin to describe the impact of congestion. A 2016 study by the research firm INRIX identified the U.S. as the most congested developed country in the world—where drivers spend an average of 42 hours a year in traffic during peak hours. That report calculates the total...
Maintenance News May 08, 2017
Visit our homepage and take this week's poll question, which discusses alley repair work in cities.

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Safety News May 05, 2017
According to the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD), though crews are working to remove around 25 derailed rail cars from U.S. 95 about 10 miles north of Athol, both southbound lanes will remain closed for approximately two weeks.   Two-way traffic has been moved to the northbound lanes. ITD...

According to the latest ASCE Report Card, 1 out of every 11 bridges in the U.S. is structurally deficient.

Bridges Article May 02, 2017
The state of Rhode Island likes the potential of the crane.   Today, the equipment is being used to build or repair some of its structurally deficient bridges, which comprise 25% of Rhode Island’s bridge inventory. A few years from now, however, the lifts could signal an economic boom.   About a...
Bridges Article May 02, 2017
As our nation’s infrastructure ages, emphasis is placed on the inspection and remediation of bridges. These bridges are travelled by school buses, family cars and pedestrians every day. How do engineers and county officials work together to ensure the safety of these travelers?   In Licking County...

The northwestern portion of the Viaduct crosses the Los Angeles River, the Los Angeles River Greenway Trail and Riverside Drive. The PVC shrink-wrap contains the blasting media and byproducts.

Bridges Article May 02, 2017
While “blast and paint” rolls off the tongue easily, providing access to the underside of the Elysian Viaduct Bridge for rehabilitation work is anything but easy.   In fact, as the original bridge construction project neared completion, the September-October 1961 issue of the Official Journal of...

The northwestern portion of the Viaduct crosses the Los Angeles River, the Los Angeles River Greenway Trail and Riverside Drive. The PVC shrink-wrap contains the blasting media and byproducts.

Bridges Article May 02, 2017
While “blast and paint” rolls off the tongue easily, providing access to the underside of the Elysian Viaduct Bridge for rehabilitation work is anything but easy.   In fact, as the original bridge construction project neared completion, the September-October 1961 issue of the Official Journal of...

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Safety News April 28, 2017
New data from the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) shows traffic fatalities and serious injuries are declining on Montana roads. So far this year, there have been 36 traffic-related deaths compared to 52 at the same time last year.   In 2014, MDT launched Vision Zero, its mission to bring...
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.  ...

Image source: West Central Tribune (Willmar, Minn.)

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...
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