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Colorado DOT completes two impactful resurfacing projects in Denver area
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The Colorado DOT (CDOT) and contractor partner Brannan Sand and Gravel recently completed two significant resurfacing projects this summer in the Denver area. These projects included the Belleview Avenue Overlay Project between University Boulevard and I-25 and the Leetsdale Drive Resurfacing…
September 23, 2020
The $1.2 billion Central 70 project—an expansion of I-70 through northeast Denver—has been ongoing for two years, and while sizable progress is in evidence, there remain several project milestones as yet unattained, and project leaders are now struggling to get ahold of the schedule to make up for…
August 10, 2020
Milestone completed for I-70 Glenwood Canyon improvements in Colorado
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Crews with the Colorado DOT (CDOT) have completed an important project milestone on the I-70 Glenwood Canyon Surface Improvements project. CDOT and contractor American Civil Constructors West Coast reopened the westbound on-ramp from the Grizzly Creek Rest Area to I-70 on Friday, June 19. “The…
June 24, 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
Toll road executives from around the nation during a virtual event discussed plans to reduce or suspend capital investments this year due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The virtual panel discussion was hosted by the International Bridge, Tunnel, and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) on May 21. …
May 26, 2020
Volvo Penta, a global manufacturer of engines and complete power systems for marine and industrial applications, is taking action in response to the prevalent need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). At two of its North American facilities, the company is producing and distributing this vital…
April 27, 2020
Westbound U.S. 160 under construction as part of improvement project south of Cortez
Westbound U.S. 160 under construction as part of improvement project south of Cortez. Image: Colorado DOT
Crews with the Colorado DOT (CDOT) are continuing work along the state's highways and roadways while noticing that less traffic due to the COVID-19 pandemic response is increasing safety in work zones as well as allowing for more schedule flexibility. According to a report from KOAA-TV, CDOT crews…
April 09, 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
The ACPA Concrete Pavement Awards Gold Winner in the State Roads category is Route 36 Osborn Curve Reconstruction, DeKalb County, Missouri
The ACPA Concrete Pavement Awards Gold Winner in the State Roads category is Route 36 Osborn Curve Reconstruction, DeKalb County, Missouri. Image: ACPA
The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) today announced the recipients of its 30th Annual Excellence in Concrete Pavements awards, which recognize quality concrete pavements constructed in the U.S. and Canada. The awards program encourages high-quality workmanship, quality and creativity…
December 09, 2019
The ACPA Concrete Pavement Awards Gold Winner in the State Roads category is Route 36 Osborn Curve Reconstruction, DeKalb County, Missouri
The ACPA Concrete Pavement Awards Gold Winner in the State Roads category is Route 36 Osborn Curve Reconstruction, DeKalb County, Missouri. Image: ACPA
The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) today announced the recipients of its 30th Annual Excellence in Concrete Pavements awards, which recognize quality concrete pavements constructed in the U.S. and Canada. The awards program encourages high-quality workmanship, quality and creativity…
December 09, 2019
Large asphalt paver manufacturers have reason to smile as the market is good overall, and though there is some caution about possible headwinds, they continue to incorporate technology to increase contractor efficiency and control. “It’s been a really good year but the perception by some in the…
November 15, 2019
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