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.

The Federal Highway Administration today published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to allow state departments of transportation more…
November 25, 2020
The U.S. Senate has approved a one-year extension of the FAST Act, the current surface transportation authorization law. The highway program…
October 01, 2020
Funding woes cause Hawaii DOT’s Daniel K. Inouye Highway extension project to halt
Source: Hawaii DOT
The Hawaii DOT (HDOT) has announced that it placed the $90 million Daniel K. Inouye Highway extension project on hiatus due to a dearth of funding…
September 29, 2020
The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is opening the state’s second longest bridge in Las Vegas. The 75-ft-tall 2,635-ft-long flyover will…
September 28, 2020
On the latest episode, R&B Senior Managing Editor Brian W. Budzynski talks with Joe Damiani, Streets & Highways Manager of Engineering for…
September 21, 2020
The Belford bridge over the Arkansas River west of Ralston in Pawnee County, Oklahoma. Image: Oklahoma DOT
The Belford bridge over the Arkansas River west of Ralston in Pawnee County, Oklahoma. Image: Oklahoma DOT
Oklahoma highway bridge conditions are making the grade by moving from among the worst in the nation to the head of the class, achieving Top 10…
August 14, 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…
August 10, 2020
Over the past eight weeks we have looked at the various impacts of COVID-19 on transportation construction. Even though this pandemic has caused…
July 30, 2020
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