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Ohio DOT Reveals Newest Scenic Byway, the Johnny Appleseed Historic Byway

May 18, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

COLUMBUS - Ohio’s newest Scenic Byway, The Johnny Appleseed Historic Byway, was announced Monday in Mifflin.   The Johnny Appleseed Historic Byway’s routes are State Route 39 from Loudonville, northwest through Perrysville and Lucas, and ending in Mansfield;…

Maine DOT Opens Bath Viaduct Approximately 25 Days Ahead of Schedule

May 9, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

Bath – MaineDOT and its contractors have opened the new Bath Viaduct to traffic approximately 25 days ahead of schedule. Paving and striping were completed…

Georgia Department of Transportation Teams Up with LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta for Educational I-85 Community Project

May 8, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

ATLANTA— Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) is teaming up with the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta to help inspire the minds of…

INRIX Selected by Iowa DOT to Provide Real-Time Traffic and Road Safety Services

May 8, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

KIRKLAND, Wash. - INRIX, Inc., the world leader in connected car services and transportation analytics, today announced that the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is now utilizing INRIX traffic services to monitor, measure and manage the state's road…

Active Mudslide Covers Idaho Road

April 12, 2017 - in Featured, Roads, Video

Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) crews were on scene with cameras rolling as a hillside broke free and covered a section of U.S. 95 south of Bonners Ferry on Friday, April 7, 2017.

Fluor Wins Bid-Build U.S. 287 Infrastructure Project in Texas

April 6, 2017 - in Projects, Roads, Transportation

IRVING, Texas –Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it has been awarded a bid-build contract in Texas for the construction of the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) U.S. 287 Project in Ellis County, just south of Dallas and Fluor’s…

Colorado DOT Unveils Plan to Cut Nearly Two Years Off US 34 Canyon Construction

April 3, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

LARIMER COUNTY—The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is looking to cut more than a year off the expected permanent reconstruction on US 34 in the Big Thompson Canyon and, in the process, have little impact to travelers during the busy summer season.…

Drone Video Footage Helps Washington State Engineers Monitor Unstable Rock Slide Area

March 29, 2017 - in Roads

When part of a steep hillside gave way March 13 in southwestern Washington and emptied debris onto part of State Route 503 near Woodland, the Washington State Department of Transportation needed to assess slope conditions before trying to clear the road. So…

Atlas Copco Wins Orders for Key Colombian Road Projects

March 20, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

Stockholm, Sweden, March 17, 2017: Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has won several orders for equipment that will be used in the construction of vital road projects in Colombia as the country is building up its infrastructure.…

Skilled-Up Mastic Asphalters Reap The Benefits

March 1, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

The construction industry may well face a massive skills challenge in the coming years, but for those who try their hand and learn how to apply mastic asphalt, they will gain a much-needed skill, earn a decent wage and have plenty of job opportunities across…