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.

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
In 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was signed into law to revive the economy teetering on the brink of a major depression. A portion…
July 22, 2020
Working on the assumption that a stimulus bill will be passed, states then must decide how to prioritize the vast number of infrastructure projects…
July 16, 2020
On this episode, Senior Managing Editor Brian W. Budzynski talks with Norman Anderson, chairman and CEO of CG/LA Infrastructure about the Blueprint…
July 16, 2020
Even though work zones are a necessary part of maintaining and upgrading our nation’s highways, they continue to cause congestion and crashes. While…
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