Road Construction

Construction of roads involves the paving, rehabilitation, and/or reclamation of degraded pavements in order to achieve a state of good repair and increase road traffic safety. Road construction involves the use of asphalt, liquid asphalt, concrete, soil stabilization, rebar, paving and pavement recycling machines, and other road repair materials.

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
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
Image source: CDC_Alissa Eckert,MS,Dan Higgins,MAMS
Image source: CDC/Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS
Dear Roads & Bridges Readers,    During the past two weeks, we've heard from a handful of contractors, DOT officials, and consulting engineers…
March 19, 2020
It’s 2020 and, once again, transportation agencies nationally have their eyes on Washington, D.C., to see whether or when a new federal…
February 04, 2020
The Minnesota DOT announced awards for five state highway projects that will help support growing industry and businesses, leverage private funding…
December 31, 2019
Excitement is buzzing in the “City of Oaks” and its surrounding communities with so much commercial and residential development. However, growth does…
December 24, 2019
The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors has approved a balanced 2020 budget with $1.54 billion in revenue allocated to fund maintenance and…
December 06, 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…
November 15, 2019
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