Maintenance

This section offers several areas to explore: winter maintenance, snow and ice control, vegetation management, roadside and bridge maintenance, product spotlights, article archives, related case studies, related video and product/supplier contact list. The product spotlights contain information and photos of equipment relevant to the specific maintenance types. 

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) this week announced 39 Local Bridge Fund grants totaling $47.3 million to help counties maintain…
May 05, 2021
Iowa DOT using audible attenuators to increase short-term work zone awareness
Image: Iowa DOT
The Iowa Department of Transportation is employing a number of safety practices including the use of audible attenuators on short-term, stationary,…
April 30, 2021
Federal Highway Administration inspects a bridge on the George Washington Memorial Parkway.
The Federal Highway Administration inspects a bridge on the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Image: FHWA
A reliable transportation system relies on a robust inventory of highway bridges. Regular and thorough inspections of our nation’s bridges are…
April 27, 2021
Michigan DOT engaged in one of its first ultra-thin asphalt overlay trial projects, which took place on U.S. 127
As shown above, in 2004 the Michigan DOT engaged in one of its first ultra-thin asphalt overlay trial projects, which took place on U.S. 127, a four-lane divided highway that is a well-traveled route for Michiganders, in partnership with Rieth-Riley Construction. MDOT would return to this same stretch of roadway 17 years later to check on its condition.
The U.S. has over 3 million miles of paved public roadways. Our nation’s vast roadway system connects citizens to goods, services, and one another,…
April 01, 2021
Several associations representing the surface transportation construction industry have issued statements in response to President Biden's "American…
April 01, 2021
Major landslide closes Kuhio Highway on the north shore of Kauai, Hawaii
Image: Hawaii DOT via Twitter
The Hawaii DOT (HDOT) is working to clear a massive landslide on Kuhio Highway (Route 560) on the north shore of Kauai and maintain closures until…
March 12, 2021
American Society of Civil Engineers
Image: American Society of Civil Engineers
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) today released the 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, its latest quadrennial assessment of…
March 03, 2021
Gov. DeSantis Florida transportation projects
Gov. Ron DeSantis joins state and local officials to celebrate the completion of the 23rd Street Flyover in Bay County. Image: Florida DOT District 3
Gov. Ron DeSantis this week unveiled his Florida Leads budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, which proposes $10.4 billion in funding for the Florida DOT…
January 29, 2021
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