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.  

Emergency rebuild project needed for U.S. 36 in Westminster
In mid-July, cracking caused part of U.S. 36 to cave in and the retaining wall to fall apart. Image courtesy Colorado DOT.
This week, the Colorado DOT (CDOT) is moving into the rebuild phase for the Eastbound U.S. 36 Emergency Rebuild Project of the half-mile stretch of…
August 15, 2019
Project Neon in Las Vegas enhanced nearly 4 miles of I-15
Project Neon in Las Vegas. Image courtesy Nevada DOT.
The Nevada DOT and the city of Las Vegas recently celebrated the substantial completion of the $1 billion, three-year Project Neon, the largest and…
August 12, 2019
Maryland Route 404 (MD 404) is a major highway on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Anyone who has driven along the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and toward the…
August 05, 2019
The state of Georgia has had its fair share of major highway projects over the last few years, and it is not about to slow down any time soon. Back…
August 01, 2019
When Patricia Roebling began working as the then-assistant city engineer in Port St. Lucie, Florida, in 1995, a third crossing over the north fork of…
August 01, 2019
The California DOT (Caltrans) recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to begin work on the $370 million SAC 5 Corridor Enhancement Project along I-5…
July 31, 2019
The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee recently announced plans to unveil a major highway policy bill prior to a Congressional…
July 18, 2019
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission recently approved the state's 2020-2024 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The…
July 11, 2019
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