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The Bridges of Placer County: They all have a story

December 1, 2015 - in Bridges, Corporate

For decades, cars, trucks, people, bikes and motorcycles have traveled the 117 bridges that are Placer County’s responsibility. From the iconic Foresthill Bridge standing 730 feet over the American river, to the simple, single-lane bridge over Yankee Slough…

RIDOT Taking Steps to Innovate in Government, Improve Maintenance and Lower Costs

November 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it is reorganizing personnel and purchasing equipment to enable the Department to…

Caltrans Responds to a Major Mudslide

November 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

BISHOP, Calif. — In this News Flash, Caltrans shows the response to the Kern County State Route 58 mudslide that occurred on Oct. 15, 2015.  Due to…

ITD’s Southeastern Idaho Office Earns StormReady Designation for Winter Preparations

October 23, 2015 - in Maintenance, Roads

POCATELLO - The slick winter-driving season is not yet here, but it soon will be, and Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) maintenance crews are already preparing. Looking ahead to apply necessary skills in order to save lives and property is one of the attributes…

Approach to Level-of-Service Target Setting for Highway Assets

October 16, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Results Digest 396: Approach to Level-of-Service Target Setting for Highway Assets identifies methodologies and provides guidance for selecting target level-of-service for maintaining and…

Cityworks is the Only Solution for Colonie, New York

October 13, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance

For the Town of Colonie, New York, a complete management solution has helped administer the day-to-day business of licensing, permitting, and asset management. With Cityworks, the Town has achieved that and more. Cityworks is used throughout the Town, leveraging…

Oregon Bridge Condition Report Identifies Need for Stable Strategic Investment

September 21, 2015 - in Bridges, Corporate, Maintenance

Salem, Ore., Sept. 17, 2015—The latest bridge condition report from the Oregon Department of Transportation puts a dollar figure to the cost to Oregon’s economy if the state’s bridge system isn’t adequately maintained: In the next 20 years, Oregon…

SiTrack:One by Leica Geosystems First to Make Survey-grade 3D Point Clouds without GNSS for Efficient Rail Maintenance

September 16, 2015 - in Products, Rail, Sensors, Surveying/Mapping

STUTTGART, GERMANY/HEERBRUGG, SWITZERLAND, Sept. 16, 2015—Leica Geosystems released SiTrack:One, the highly-accurate rail track maintenance and refurbishment system incorporating the Leica ScanStation P40 to generate 3D point clouds, today at INTERGEO. SiTrack:One…

MDOT Bridge Repair Highlights Importance and Challenges of Rural Projects

September 16, 2015 - in Bridges, Corporate, Maintenance

Jackson, Miss.—The task of maintaining over 5,700 bridges in Mississippi is not an easy one. Whether over water, land, railroads or other roads, these bridges are an essential part of Mississippi’s infrastructure. As such, they require constant maintenance…

Prova Systems Announces the Vehicle Inertia Monitor

September 16, 2015 - in Products, Sensors

CARBONDALE, PA, Sept. 16, 2015—Prova Systems is announcing its Vehicle Inertia Monitor (VIM). The VIM is a new dual mode advanced J1939 CAN-bus vibration analyzer and vehicle attitude sensorfor heavy duty vehicle prognostics and performance monitoring. The…