Roads

Welcome to the Roads Channel, a special feature that provides the user an in-depth look at the road industry. This section offers several areas to explore: product spotlights, article archives, related case studies, related video and product/supplier contact list.

transportation construction planning
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The Texas Transportation Commission approved the Texas DOT’s (TxDOT) 10-year transportation plan that includes more than $77 billion dedicated to…
September 09, 2019
Roadpatcher
Hay County, Texas relies on the Roadpatcher from Schwarze for roadway surface repair.
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Municipalities often find pothole repair to be both aggravating and expensive. One cause for these woes is the traditional repair technique known as…
August 23, 2019
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently fined SGL Constructors—the joint venture for the I-4 Ultimate project in Orlando—…
August 20, 2019
Emergency rebuild project needed for U.S. 36 in Westminster
In mid-July, cracking caused part of U.S. 36 to cave in and the retaining wall to fall apart. Image courtesy Colorado DOT.
This week, the Colorado DOT (CDOT) is moving into the rebuild phase for the Eastbound U.S. 36 Emergency Rebuild Project of the half-mile stretch of…
August 15, 2019
Andrew Heath, State Traffic Engineer at the Georgia Department of Transportation, explains how 3M's wet reflective pavement markings have improved…
August 12, 2019
Road and bridge construction jobs outpacing rest of construction world
Road and bridge construction jobs outpacing rest of construction world
According to a report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. highway, street, and bridge contractors posted a total employment of 396,000 in June, a…
August 12, 2019
Maryland Route 404 (MD 404) is a major highway on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Anyone who has driven along the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and toward the…
August 05, 2019
I-90 project enclosed pedestrian overpass bridge
A significant feature of the I-90 project is a $6 million enclosed pedestrian overpass bridge and accompanying entry buildings integrated within the interchange. This steel truss bridge with glass curtain walls spans the tollway and connects express bus stations on both sides of I-90, improving mobility and safety for pedestrians and transit users.
Multimodal connectivity is becoming an increasingly popular concept in addressing congestion and quality-of-life issues. While there are abundant…
August 01, 2019
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