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Alabama governor announces local projects funded by Rebuild Alabama
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Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) on Monday announced that $3.11 million in state funding is being awarded to cities and counties for various road and bridge projects. The funding is made available through the Annual Grant Program, a program created under the…
June 15, 2021
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) this week announced more than $5.6 million in Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration program grants to help seven states make the most of limited resources. The program allows states to bring projects to fruition in a more cost-effective way…
May 27, 2021
Auburn University debuts new autonomous vehicle research facility
Image: Auburn University / Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
Auburn University in Alabama has recently opened a new autonomous vehicle research facility at Auburn’s National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) test track. The facility will aid researchers in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering’s GPS and Vehicle Dynamics Laboratory (GAVLAB) whose work is…
February 17, 2021
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently announced the latest recipients of federal funds to help enhance safety and rebuild infrastructure with cutting-edge innovations that can potentially be replicated nationwide. In this round of awards, Alabama, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts,…
October 26, 2020
Asphalt Pavement Alliance names Perpetual Pavement Award winners
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Twelve state DOTs were named winners of the 2019 Perpetual Pavement Award (PPA) by the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA). This is a record number of PPAs awarded in a single year since the awards were first presented in 2001. The award celebrates long-life asphalt pavements that reflect the…
May 29, 2020
National Work Zone Awareness Week 2020
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State DOTs across the country are recognizing National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW), which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The goal of the national campaign is to remind drivers that safety must always be top of mind when traveling through work zones. According to the Federal…
April 22, 2020
Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in New York; 2020 Prize Bridge Awards
The Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in New York was one of the major spans recognized in the 2020 Prize Bridge Awards. Image: New York State Thruway Authority
The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA) recently announced the winners of the 2020 Prize Bridge Awards. Nineteen bridges were recognized for this year's Prize Bridge Awards. Both AISC and NSBA said that all the winners have made an enormous…
February 21, 2020
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) this week announced more than $8 million in Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration program grants to state DOTs and local governments in 10 states. The 10 awarded states include Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan,…
January 23, 2020
Gov. Kay Ivey recently announced $3.3 million in grant funding will be awarded to Auburn University, the University of Alabama, and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) in order to support efforts to improve safety on the state's highways. According to the governor's office, Auburn…
August 23, 2019
I-59/I-20 corridor Birmingham, Alabama
Work on an I-59/20 bridge in Birmingham, Alabama.
Alabama DOT (ALDOT) officials recently announced that the reconstruction of I-59/20 corridor through downtown Birmingham is on schedule, with the overall project around 75% to 80% complete. ALDOT Regional Engineer DeJarvis Leonard recently told WBRC-TV that 1,600 bridge segments have been put in …
August 19, 2019
The U.S. DOT recently announced nearly $856 million in proposed grants through the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program. “This significant federal investment will improve major highways, bridges, ports, and railroads around the country to better connect our…
August 02, 2019
Minnich Manufacturing
Minnich Manufacturing
  MINNICH MANUFACTURING EXPANDS DISTRIBUTION IN CANADA THROUGH MONTREAL TRACTOR May 21, 2019—Minnich Manufacturing, the leading manufacturer of concrete dowel pin drills, concrete vibrators, and vibrator monitoring systems, has expanded distribution in eastern Canada through authorized distributor…
May 31, 2019
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