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V2I News May 26, 2017
Michigan road agencies and General Motors' (GM) Research & Development are collaborating to showcase the state's leadership in the connected and automated vehicle environment by successfully demonstrating smart signal technology.   Successful demonstrations were recently conducted in Macomb...
Culvert RepairRehabilitation Case Studies May 26, 2017
The Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport in Gulfport, Miss., was undertaking an airport improvement project that included repairing, repaving, and adding new runways and taxiways. As part of this improvement project, the airport discovered several aging and deteriorating drainage culverts under...
Safety News May 24, 2017
The Trump administration is asking Congress to give the federal government sweeping powers to track, hack and destroy any type of drone over domestic soil with a new exception to laws governing surveillance, computer privacy and aircraft protection, according to a document obtained by The New York...

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Winter Maintenance News May 24, 2017
The city of Anchorage, Alaska, spent about $4 million more on snow removal last winter than in each of the previous two winters, but $5 million less than a winter five years ago with record-breaking snowfall, according to data provided by the city.   This year's snow maintenance price tag reflects...
Winter Maintenance Article May 24, 2017
The city of Columbia, Mo., is considered to be a full-service city, which means providing the basic city services of police, fire, street maintenance, health and parks & recreation. Other services such as water, electric, sewer, solid waste, airport and transit are provided as well. The city of...
Winter Maintenance Article May 24, 2017
The city of Montgomery, Ohio, is a suburb of the greater Cincinnati area and is located approximately 15 miles northeast of downtown Cincinnati. An affluent community with a population of 10,261, the expectations and demands on the Public Works Department to maintain 95 lane miles of roadway during...
Winter Maintenance Products May 23, 2017
The new Storm Seeker halogen headlamps from SnowEx offer significant durability and illumination improvements for users of SnowEx truck plows. The Storm Seeker headlamps are uniquely designed to reliably deter water ingression. The reflector-to-housing seal features a built-in vent that allows...
Bridge Construction Videos May 23, 2017
The Florida International University (FIU) Pedestrian Bridge will offer a safer route for students and visitors between a section of the campus and the city of Sweetwater.
Bridge Construction Videos May 23, 2017
The widening of the Sam Houston Tollway between SH-225 and IH-10 will consist of construction of a new bridge span across the Houston Ship Channel. Construction is expected to begin in late 2017.
Bridge Construction Videos May 23, 2017
The construction of the U.S. 181 Harbor Bridge has involved collaboration among a number of entities under the direction of the Texas Department of Transportation. Work includes replacing the existing Harbor Bridge and reconstruction of portions of U.S. 181, I-37 and the Crosstown Expressway. 
Pavement Marking Videos May 23, 2017
3M Stamark pavement marking tape Series 380 is a durable, high-performance marking that provides safe guidance for drivers in rainy or dry conditions at any time of day or night.
Safety News May 23, 2017
Today, 3M and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced they are partnering to utilize connected-vehicle technologies along more than three miles of I-75. Using roadway solutions from 3M, the current I-75 work zone in Oakland County will be transformed over the course of four...
Equipment Products May 22, 2017
Thunder Creek’s SLT features a modular tank design capable of holding 440 gal of fluid in up to eight tanks with combinations of 25, 55 and 110 gal. This can include tanks for diesel fuel, oil delivery (engine or hydraulic), used oil reclamation, grease delivery, antifreeze, DEF and other fluids...
Road Construction News May 22, 2017
This week's Infrastructure Insider has some details on Trump's Infrastructure plan, how DOT's reacted to I-85 collapse and more.   Click here to listen to the podcast.  
Freeway traffic from connector ramp on Zoo Interchange system

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Highway Construction News May 22, 2017
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is on track to open two ramps on the Zoo Interchange system this week.   The ramp connecting eastbound I-94 to northbound I-41 is scheduled to open on Wednesday. A day later, the ramp connecting southbound I-41 with the eastbound lanes of I-94, as...
V2V News May 22, 2017
Visit our homepage and take this week's poll question, which discusses the future of vehicle-to-vehicle technology.
Traffic MarkingStriping Products May 22, 2017
SealMaster Velocity traffic paint is a fast-drying acrylic water-base paint formulated with advanced E-Z spray technology. It is designed for striping exterior and interior asphalt and concrete surfaces. Its fast-drying formula meets fed spec TTP-1952d and TTP-1952e color specifications.
Traffic Management News May 19, 2017
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is in the process of adding sensors along I-17 in the Phoenix area over the next few weeks as part of an effort to monitor traffic flow across the state.   The data collected by the sensors will be used to estimate travel times, which will be...
Digital messages displayed on I-90

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Traffic Management News May 18, 2017
The Illinois Tollway has completed installation and testing of 29 digital message signs between Barrington Road and O'Hare International Airport.   The displays will provide real-time traffic updates and safety advisories, and will direct drivers to shift lanes when crashes occur. The system will...
Bridge Construction Case Studies May 18, 2017
The Evergreen Point Floating Bridge, also known as the 520 Bridge or its official name of the Governor Albert D. Rosellini Bridge, spans Lake Washington from Seattle to Bellevue and was replaced in 2016. The new bridge is certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest and widest...
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