Highway Construction

Roads & Bridges Media's Highway Construction coverage looks at the latest road and bridge projects on the national interstate system and all state highway systems. Topics of concern to highway construction include road design, concrete paving, asphalt paving, diamond grinding, earthmoving, soil stabilization, state of good repair, department of transportation cooperation and operation, materials choices and new developments, and compaction, among many others.  

The Pennsylvania DOT relies rather heavily on the state’s gas tax, which including ancillary fees, presently stands at 58.7 cents per gallon. However…
June 30, 2020
It is estimated that Caltrans saved taxpayers more than $30 million by using a life-extending surface treatment.
It is estimated that Caltrans saved taxpayers more than $30 million by using a life-extending surface treatment.
Every year millions of people travel the iconic Highway 1, also known as the Pacific Coast Highway, stretching along the western coastline of…
March 02, 2020
The Octapad, with a lifting capacity of 11,888 lb, includes eight flat pads with individual vacuum valves that can be shut off when directly over a crack, pothole or area of the slab that is too damaged for lifting.
The Octapad, with a lifting capacity of 11,888 lb, includes eight flat pads with individual vacuum valves that can be shut off when directly over a crack, pothole or area of the slab that is too damaged for lifting.
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Versatility is key for highway contractors in charge of navigating an array of worksite variables that revolve around lane closures, time…
February 27, 2020
Madawaska-Edmundston International Bridge
Madawaska-Edmundston International Bridge. Image: Maine DOT
The Maine DOT recently released the 2020 edition of its Three-Year Work Plan, which includes all transportation capital projects and programs, …
January 17, 2020
Nebraska DOT 2020 program book
Image: Nebraska DOT
The Nebraska DOT (NDOT) recently released its 2020 construction program, which details transportation projects scheduled for funding over the next…
September 16, 2019
Maryland DOT Secretary Rahn at launch of Opportunity MDOT
Maryland DOT Secretary Rahn at launch of Opportunity MDOT
The Maryland DOT (MDOT) recently launched Opportunity MDOT, an innovative initiative that connects small, disadvantaged and minority-, women- and…
September 12, 2019
Atlanta is home to 6 million people, internationally known corporate residents like Coca-Cola, CNN, and the Home Depot … and traffic. Lots and lots…
September 10, 2019
transportation construction planning
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The Texas Transportation Commission approved the Texas DOT’s (TxDOT) 10-year transportation plan that includes more than $77 billion dedicated to…
September 09, 2019
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