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Missouri DOT: Limited State Investment Program Focuses on System Preservation

July 11, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

The director of the Missouri Department of Transportation, Patrick McKenna, said his department will "focus limited resources" on preserving as much of the existing road system as possible, but that tight finances mean the department can "only tread water"…

Georgia DOT Breaks Ground on I-16/I-75 Interchange Improvement Project in Macon

June 28, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry joined Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert Reichert and state legislators for a ground-breaking…

U.S. Roadway Traffic Continues Rising to New Record Highs, Adding Pressure on Infrastructure

June 28, 2017 - in Featured, Roads, Transportation

Motor vehicle traffic on U.S. roads increased 1.5 percent in year-over-year comparisons or by an additional 15.2 billion miles driven in the first…

IRTBA, Members of Industry to Testify on the Illinois House Floor Regarding Impact of Transportation Construction Project Shutdown

June 28, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

(SPRINGFIELD, IL) - An American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) analysis released June 27 finds that a prolonged shutdown of Illinois transportation project sites could cost $345 million per week and jeopardize 43,000 jobs.  …

SnowEx Introduces New V-Maxx G2 Hopper Spreaders With Enhanced Controls and Spreading Performance

June 21, 2017 - in News, Products, Roads, Transportation

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. – Equipped with updated controls and enhanced material spreading features, the new SnowEx® V-Maxx™ G2 hopper spreaders offer greater performance and operating efficiency for contractors and municipalities on large ice control applications.…

​Innovative Paving Pilot Underway Due to Wolf Administration’s ‘Road MaP’ Initiative

June 16, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

Kittanning, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) officials today discussed an innovative paving method being deployed for the first time in Armstrong County to improve nearly five miles of rural roadway. The pilot, using Recycled Asphalt…

Transportation Construction Coalition Statement on Graves-Norton Highway Trust Fund Letter 

June 13, 2017 - in Featured, News, Roads, Transportation

(WASHINGTON)—The Transportation Construction Coalition commends the 253 bipartisan members of the House of Representative who joined together to advocate for a long-term solution to the Highway Trust Fund’s structural revenue deficit.   …

Innovative Partnership Delivering South Mountain Freeway Sooner

June 13, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

PHOENIX – Less than six months after major construction began on the state’s largest single highway project ever, progress on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway has been swift. In Ahwatukee Foothills, future interchanges are taking shape at 17th Avenue…

3M and MDOT Partner on Nation’s First Connected Work Zone on I-75 in Oakland County

May 30, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

Today, 3M and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced they are partnering to utilize connected vehicle technologies along more than 3 miles of I-75. Using leading roadway solutions from 3M, the current I-75 modernization project work zone…

HDOT to Add a New Freeway Lane From the Red Hill Area to Aiea Heights Drive Overpass

May 30, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

HONOLULU – Beginning in early June, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be working on the H-201 Moanalua Freeway westbound from the Halawa Interchange to the Aiea pedestrian overpass on the H-1 Freeway. The work on the Moanalua Freeway will…