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.  

Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway; courtesy of Arizona DOT
Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway; courtesy of Arizona DOT
Following the construction of 40 bridges over the span of two years, crews have placed the final girder along the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway,…
July 08, 2019
Nowhere is the extremity of our national geography more apparent than in the states that draw down from the Canadian border and through what was once…
July 03, 2019
In fall 2018, the Virginia DOT (VDOT) reached substantial completion on the Route 460 Southgate Connector. This project included replacing the…
July 03, 2019
The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) recently released a draft of the FY 2020-26 Idaho Transportation Investment Program (ITIP), which the…
July 03, 2019
Gov. John Bel Edwards recently signed Louisiana House Bill 578 into law, which would appropriate $700 million from the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill…
July 01, 2019
Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its establishment of a process to advance the development of industry-recognized…
July 01, 2019
The $750 million I-59/I-20 at I-65 Interchange megaproject in the heart of the Birmingham Downtown Central Business District is by far the largest…
July 01, 2019
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently released a data-driven list of projects that are candidates for state transportation funding,…
June 27, 2019
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