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Products September 25, 2012
Stone Strong Systems’ game-changing, industry revolutionizing Big Block Technology is the fastest, most affordable way to build the strongest, highest-quality gravity retaining walls.   Versatility: We offer gravity walls that have topped 20 ft, and reinforced walls that have reached 50 ft.   Size...
Products September 25, 2012
Husqvarna Construction Products offers a full line of grinding and grooving diamond blades for concrete and asphalt applications. Grinding and grooving extends the life of roads and bridges, reduces noise and textures the surface to improve skid resistance and safety. It eliminates uneven joint...
Products September 25, 2012
John Deere WorkSight brings together our most advanced technology into one seamless package, including JDLink, Fleet Care, Service ADVISOR Remote, Payload Weighing and Grade Control. And in the process, it also brings together your machine, your technician and you. You won't believe the things you'...
News September 24, 2012
A series of changes made by California officials to their off-road diesel emissions rule, after the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) discovered significant errors in the measure, will save construction employers as much as $9 billion. AGC officials outlined the changes and their...
Transportation Management News September 21, 2012
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) will transform 5400 South, the stretch of road between Bangerter Highway and Redwood Road, into the state’s first flex lanes to help reduce traffic congestion. Extra lanes will be used to allow motorists to go one way during the morning commute and the...
Editorial/Commentary News September 21, 2012
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced a major roadway rehabilitation project over a 7-mile section of I-287 in Morris County that promises a safer, smoother ride for thousands of commuters who travel this section of the highway each day.   The $27.4 million project, being...
Maintenance News September 19, 2012
Nearly all regions of Texas have benefited economically from unprecedented energy production over the last 10 years. However, significant road repair needs resulting from the energy boom are estimated to be $2 billion each year for the next 20 years, based on the findings of a Texas Transportation...
Transportation Management Products September 19, 2012
ComNet is introducing the CNFE4SMS, a four-port Self-Managed Ethernet Switch. The switch has four TX Ethernet ports that allow the Ethernet data from the three of the TX ports to be combined and inserted on to the network through the fourth TX port. The self-management feature requires no user...
Traffic Control Products Products September 19, 2012
Calpipe Security Bollards offers a variety of custom and decorative options that combine security with enhanced visual appeal and advanced functionality. Available in an array of lighting options including fluorescent, metal halide, and LEDs, Calpipe’s bollards can be tailored to meet virtually any...
Traffic Signals Products September 19, 2012
Dialight’s new traffic signal module improves energy efficiency, adapts to power supply changes and delivers lower maintenance costs than traditional LED ball and arrow signal modules, enabling replacement of older units with a module that integrates LED signals into the housing. It also offers...
Smart & Resilient Cities News September 18, 2012
Officials with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) announced Tuesday that the county’s first high occupancy toll (HOT) lanes are set to open on November 10. The new lanes—located along 11 miles of the 110 Harbor Freeway—will debut on November 10.   All motorists...
Funding News September 18, 2012
Washington appears to be leaning less and less on tolls for the new Highway 99 tunnel.   Back in 2009, the Washington state legislature required that the Alaskan Way Viaduct pull in $400 million of the $3.1 billion price tag from tolls. Since then, the ceiling has been lowered to $200 million, and...
Transportation Management News September 18, 2012
Officials with the Automated Traffic Surveillance and Control (ATSAC) Center in Los Angeles have begun preparations for a major shutdown of I-405 the weekend of September 29. The shutdown—which residents refer to as “Carmageddon II”—will facilitate the remaining demolition of the Mulholland Bridge...
Winter Maintenance Products September 18, 2012
The Hi-Way Equipment Co. Xzalt Precision Applicator delivers a 70-to-30 ratio of dry/liquid material, reducing salt usage while accelerating ice melt. The mixed material produces less material bounce and improves adhesion to the road, virtually eliminating over-application on roadside shoulders....
Products September 18, 2012
Vantage EdgeConnect is a unique “technology first” product that enhances connectivity between systems in the field and a remote management system. Iteris EdgeConnect quad-view remote communications module provides both local and remote management of data and video over Ethernet – enabling system...
Winter Maintenance Products September 18, 2012
The Vaisala Condition Patrol DSP310 is the first-of-its-kind solution available to road weather maintenance professionals. The system collects road weather information and displays it on a smartphone on the dashboard of the vehicle. The data also can be brought back through the phone’s mobile...
Maintenance Products September 18, 2012
Take Charge with Henderson Manufacturing’s bumper-to-bumper electric control system for medium-duty trucks operating snow- and ice-control equipment. The Charge system was designed for use with Class 3-7 work trucks. It’s CAN-bus-driven, allowing unlimited programming flexibility and replaces the...
Products September 18, 2012
Thawrox treated salt from Compass Minerals combines the proven effectiveness of rock salt with the melting power of liquid technology, so it doesn’t clump, sticks to roads better, starts working faster and lasts longer—even at temperatures as low as 5°F/-15°C. Thawrox customers attest to a snowball...
Winter Maintenance Products September 18, 2012
The AccuBrine automated brine maker from Cargill Deicing is a state-of-the-art system that can produce approximately 5,000 gal of brine per hour. Using a fully automated process, the system rapidly produces brine with accurate salinity concentrations all at the touch of a button. What’s more, the...
Transportation Management News September 17, 2012
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will award $2.4 million to the Riverside Transit Agency in response to its request for funding to help replace current natural gas buses. The money is part of the $59 million in grants that the Federal Transit Administration announced on Friday, Sept. 14.  ...
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