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 U.S. House of Representatives this week passed a FY 2020 appropriations package consisting of five bills, one of which funds the U.S. DOT with $…
June 27, 2019
For many years, two local oil refineries in Hawaii supplied asphalt binder to the paving industry.  After one of the refineries (Chevron) stopped…
June 27, 2019
Gov. Phil Scott of Vermont recently signed a bill that would invest more than $615 million in the state’s transportation system and promote…
June 21, 2019
North Houston Highway Improvement Project, Texas
North Houston Highway Improvement Project, Texas
U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group have identified what they deem to be nine new wasteful highway expansion projects across the country in…
June 19, 2019
Caltrans I-880 Safety and Operational Improvements at 23rd and 29th Avenues
Caltrans I-880 Safety and Operational Improvements at 23rd and 29th Avenues
Eight transportation projects from six western state DOTs received top honors in the regional America’s Transportation Awards competition. Some of…
June 17, 2019
I-4 Ultimate improvement project; I-4 / S.R. 408 interchange
Image courtesy of Schwartz Media Strategies
Crane operators have set the last tub girder segment at the I-4 and S.R. 408 interchange in downtown Orlando, marking a critical moment of progress…
June 13, 2019
The I-59/I-20 Corridor, the largest project in the history of Birmingham, Alabama
Photo Credit: Alabama DOT
Along with being one of the most sizable and significant banking centers in the nation, Alabama’s largest city is also a primary hub for rail…
June 07, 2019
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (T-HUD) recently approved its FY 2020…
May 28, 2019
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