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The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and its partners in the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) have…
April 02, 2020
Real-time sensing technology can help determine concrete strength and construction schedules
All images: Purdue University / Erin Easterling
How does a DOT decide when to open a road to traffic after concrete pavement construction? The current methodology is to perform mechanical testing…
April 01, 2020
Just a few days after signing a $2 trillion relief package to address the economic impacts as a result of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic…
April 01, 2020
The Pennsylvania DOT (PennDOT) announced yesterday that 61 emergency and critical highway and bridge projects will be active statewide this week. The…
April 01, 2020
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) recently released a memo documenting a state-by-state compilation on the effects…
March 30, 2020
Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) near Elmhurst Road.
Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) near Elmhurst Road. Image: Illinois Tollway
The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors this week approved 10 construction and eight professional engineering services contracts totaling nearly $270…
March 27, 2020
Dispatchers for Arizona's Traffic Operations Center are still on duty 24/7 to monitor the freeways and highways across the state.
Dispatchers for Arizona's Traffic Operations Center are still on duty 24/7 to monitor the freeways and highways across the state. Image: Arizona DOT
Several state DOTs are continuing operations, including road and bridge construction work, while much of the nation has limited movement and in-…
March 26, 2020
The Pennsylvania DOT (PennDOT) recently suspended all road and bridge construction projects until further notice in response to the ongoing…
March 24, 2020
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