Recyclers / Reclaiming Machines / Soil Stabilizers Products January 24, 2017
BASE ONE is a liquid concentrate stabilizer used to add strength, stability and improve constructability in aggregate and reclaimed (FDR) road base materials.... more
Pavement Maintenance Videos January 24, 2017
A previous Contractor’s Choice Gold and Silver award-winner for its versatility, the Magnum spray injection patcher effectively repairs a wide variety of... more
Snow / Ice Removal Equipment Products January 24, 2017
Certified Cirus Control Systems (CCCS) designs and manufactures electronic spreader and plow control systems that provide solutions for a wide range of snow... more
Funding News January 24, 2017
Senators Charles Schumer (NY), Bill Nelson (FL), Patrick J. Leahy (VT), Ron Wyden (OR), Sherrod Brown (OH), Maria Cantwell (WA.), and Thomas R. Carper (DE),... more
Funding News January 24, 2017
States have submitted more than 300 transportation projects to be considered by President Trump as he puts together a substantially large infrastructure bill... more
Transit Article January 24, 2017
Streetcars have been an integral part of the New Orleans public transportation network since the first half of the 19th century. The longest of New Orleans’... more
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... more
Intelligent Transportation Systems ITS News January 20, 2017
The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) announced ten automated vehicle proving ground test sites that will form a Community of Practice with the goal... more

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Road Construction News January 20, 2017
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has approved the reconstruction of I-70 through central Denver.   Federal Highway Administration approval concludes... more

The retaining wall creates a safe place for truck drivers to chain-up their tiers during snowy weather

Retaining Walls Case Studies January 20, 2017
The Challenge: When it snows in Vail, Colorado, it’s a skier’s dream—but for drivers, especially of trucks maneuvering steep mountain roads, it can be... more
Intelligent Transportation Systems ITS News January 19, 2017
The Smart Belt Coalition, which includes both the Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan transportation agencies as well as various academic partners, aims to support... more
High-Speed Rail News January 18, 2017
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), the metropolitan planning organization for the Dallas-Fort Worth Region, announced that it has... more

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Road Construction News January 18, 2017
It seems California is coming up short in its revenue projections to cover Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed $179.5 billion budget for 2017. But according to sources... more
Transit News January 17, 2017
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is getting ready for his first big ask from President-elect Donald Trump: a low-interest federal loan of up to $1 billion to... more
Equipment Products January 17, 2017
It is possible to work faster and safer with the new HL Series hydraulic barrier lifters. Three hundred sixty-degree rotation lets you maneuver concrete... more
Safety News January 13, 2017
Technology is being deployed on both sides of the Kansas-Missouri state line to help crews work more efficiently to keep the roads open and safe during a... more
Autonomous Vehicle Systems News January 12, 2017
Google has confirmed that it is to disconnect its fleet of self-driving cars from the internet unless absolutely necessary to prevent their technology falling... more
Funding News January 12, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump plans to open up the potential of private investments and use innovative financing tools to rebuild the nation's transportation... more
Construction Planning News January 11, 2017
Arizona State University (ASU) has been named the lead institution for a new U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Tier 1 University Transportation... more
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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Road Construction News January 20, 2017
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has approved the reconstruction of I-70 through central Denver.   Federal Highway Administration approval concludes the federally required National Environmental Protection Act process and allows the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to proceed...
Safety News January 13, 2017
Technology is being deployed on both sides of the Kansas-Missouri state line to help crews work more efficiently to keep the roads open and safe during a winter storm.   Preparations are underway Thursday to battle a potential ice storm this weekend in the Kansas City area. Many of the high-tech...
Funding News January 12, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump plans to open up the potential of private investments and use innovative financing tools to rebuild the nation's transportation networks, Transportation Secretary-designate Elaine Chao told lawmakers at her Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday.   "As we work...
Construction Planning News January 11, 2017
Arizona State University (ASU) has been named the lead institution for a new U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Tier 1 University Transportation Center that will focus on improving regional travel demand forecasting.   The center’s work will be part of a larger U.S. DOT program to develop...

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Bridges News January 10, 2017
Oklahoma transportation commissioners voted to contract with an engineering firm to design a project to raise the heights of nine county bridges over I-35 to increase the clearances below.   The first nine county bridges slated for work all span I-35 in northern Oklahoma between Tonkawa and the...
Transportation Management News January 09, 2017
Visit our homepage and take this week's poll, which discusses the upcoming transition for the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Safety Products January 05, 2017
Advanced E-Z Spray Technology provides crisp, consistent lines. It meets federal specifications TTP-1952d and TTP-1952e, and it features a 100% acrylic water-based formula. It is available in white and yellow.

New concrete deck placement on I-190 SB.

Bridges Article January 03, 2017
Just to the north of roaring Niagara Falls is the heavily traveled Lewiston-Queenston bridge connecting New York State to Ontario, Canada, over the mighty Niagara River.   The I-190 corridor that serves the bridge traverses a multitude of critical infrastructure, which supplies nearly 5 million New...

New concrete deck placement on I-190 SB.

Bridges Article January 03, 2017
Just to the north of roaring Niagara Falls is the heavily traveled Lewiston-Queenston bridge connecting New York State to Ontario, Canada, over the mighty Niagara River.   The I-190 corridor that serves the bridge traverses a multitude of critical infrastructure, which supplies nearly 5 million New...
Concrete Article January 03, 2017
Pavements tend to deteriorate over time under repeated traffic loads and/or certain environmental conditions.   By detecting pavement distresses and damage early enough, it is possible for transportation agencies to develop more effective pavement maintenance and rehabilitation programs and thereby...
Safety News January 03, 2017
A five-state consortium headed by a research center at North Dakota State University (NDSU) will receive an annual $2.5 million federal grant for the next five years to study methods of preserving and improving transportation infrastructure.   The consortium, led by NDSU's Upper Great Plains...
Safety News December 30, 2016
A bill proposed in Virginia would limit the use of cell phones or GPS systems while driving. If passed, drivers would only be allowed to use devices hands-free, and phones would have to be physically mounted in the car.   The bill is being proposed by Sen. Scott Surovell of Fairfax. Texting while...
Concrete Products December 27, 2016
NLB Model 6600-2 Concrete Buster is a hydrodemolition and surface prep application option. Unit can be remote controlled for optimum operator safety. Capable of operating at water-jetting pressures of up to 40,000 psi at 12 gpm. Rear-mounted, 96-in. wide, hydraulically-powered SPINJET bucket...
Safety News December 23, 2016
With more than 125,000 people in the technical workforce trained, TC3’s training can impact you and your organization. Both of these courses are available at no cost and are a part of TC3’s 120-course curriculum.   Trenchless Technology Trenchless technologies involve methods of new pipe...

PennDOT S.R. 50, Millers Run—Gold award winner for Overlays (Highways)

Concrete News December 20, 2016
The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has named recipients of its 27th Annual “Excellence in Concrete Pavements” awards, which recognize quality concrete pavements constructed in the United States and Canada.   The awards program encourages high-quality workmanship in concrete pavement...
Ice Control News December 19, 2016
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has announced plans to begin using rock salt to augment its use of magnesium chloride solution for ice and snow control on roads across the state.   Specific problem areas, such as steep hills, will get the rock salt to speed melting and improve...

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Maintenance News December 19, 2016
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is banking on connected vehicle technology to help clear snow and ice from roadways faster. GPS-based automatic vehicle location devices, which the agency began installing on its winter road maintenance equipment in 2013, report where each truck is,...

Photo source: MDOT via Mining Journal

Maintenance News December 19, 2016
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is banking on connected vehicle technology to help clear snow and ice from roadways faster. GPS-based automatic vehicle location devices, which the agency began installing on its winter road maintenance equipment in 2013, report where each truck is,...
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