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.

Even though work zones are a necessary part of maintaining and upgrading our nation’s highways, they continue to cause congestion and crashes. While…
The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday approved the $1.5 trillion Moving Forward Act, an infrastructure plan that would provide hundreds of…
July 02, 2020
A new report released by the Reason Foundation has found that 25 of the 50 U.S. states divert gas tax revenue away from roads, bridges, and highways…
July 01, 2020
The Pennsylvania DOT relies rather heavily on the state’s gas tax, which including ancillary fees, presently stands at 58.7 cents per gallon. However…
June 30, 2020
The U.S. DOT last week announced the investment of $906 million in America’s infrastructure through the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA…
June 23, 2020
This week we discuss how the “new normal” is directly impacting projects. What hurdles are being encountered on jobsites and have any new design…
June 15, 2020
Pa. Turnpike layoffs, Iowa looking at project delays, Ohio crews struck roadside, and more
Photo source: Dylan Miller via wallpaperflare
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is laying off 500 fare collectors as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, turning to a cashless, all-electronic tolling…
June 05, 2020
A $3 trillion, 1,815-page COVID-19 relief measure proposed by the House of Representatives on May 12 contains $15 billion in stopgap funds for state…
May 13, 2020
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