Road Construction

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and its partners in the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) have…
April 02, 2020
Real-time sensing technology can help determine concrete strength and construction schedules
All images: Purdue University / Erin Easterling
How does a DOT decide when to open a road to traffic after concrete pavement construction? The current methodology is to perform mechanical testing…
April 01, 2020
Just a few days after signing a $2 trillion relief package to address the economic impacts as a result of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic…
April 01, 2020
The Pennsylvania DOT (PennDOT) announced yesterday that 61 emergency and critical highway and bridge projects will be active statewide this week. The…
April 01, 2020
Roads & Bridges Media recently surveyed our readership to find out how the ongoing and accelerating effects of COVID-19, or coronavirus, are…
March 31, 2020
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) recently released a memo documenting a state-by-state compilation on the effects…
March 30, 2020
Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) near Elmhurst Road.
Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) near Elmhurst Road. Image: Illinois Tollway
The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors this week approved 10 construction and eight professional engineering services contracts totaling nearly $270…
March 27, 2020
UPDATE - MARCH 27: The Seattle DOT, while considered to be performing essential work, and thus immune to the governor's construction ruling, is…
March 26, 2020
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