July 2019

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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
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
I recently returned from a pair of meetings on the East Coast—ITS America’s Annual Meeting and the International Bridge Conference.  Both conferences…
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
Using the handheld XRF instrument makes it possible to check the binder quality on the jobsite, which is a more efficient process than testing in the lab because using the benchtop XRF takes more time.
Using the handheld XRF instrument makes it possible to check the binder quality on the jobsite, which is a more efficient process than testing in the lab because using the benchtop XRF takes more time.
The paving industry routinely uses a variety of materials to produce and modify asphalt and seal coat binders. While many state DOTs adopted the…
July 03, 2019
Residents along county roadways in Minnesota complained about the noises coming from vehicles driving over rumble strips, viewing it as a nuisance impacting quality of life.
Residents along county roadways in Minnesota complained about the noises coming from vehicles driving over rumble strips, viewing it as a nuisance impacting quality of life.
Applying research. It’s simple, right? How hard can it be? Especially if one believes the ancient Chinese proverb: Tell me and I forget, teach me and…
July 03, 2019
Swift currents in the Mississippi River have made in-water work a contentious endeavor for crew members.
Swift currents in the Mississippi River have made in-water work a contentious endeavor for crew members.
From ice to rising river levels in 2018 and 2019, working in the Mississippi has been challenging. Construction workers hop onto crew boats each day…
July 03, 2019
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