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Survey of 23 States Shows $1 billion Spent, 8 Million Work Hours Logged and Six Million Tons of Salt Used to Battle Winter Weather

May 4, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads

WASHINGTON - According to a first of its kind "Winter Maintenance Operations Survey" conducted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, 23 reporting states spent approximately $1.131 billion from October 2014 to mid-April…

Iowa State Engineers Developing Pavement Technologies to Clear Snow and Ice From Runways

March 3, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

AMES, Iowa, March 3, 2015—Alireza Sassani turned a switch and sent 60 volts of electricity into a small block of concrete. A few minutes later the Iowa…

Roadside Sensors Detect Conditions through Infrared

August 12, 2014 - in Maintenance, Roads, Sensors, Transportation

The Scottish engineering firm Findlay Irvine is hoping for sales growth at home and abroad as it embarks on field tests of a novel sensor product that…

North Vancouver Adds Road Sensors to Deal with Slick Weather

January 27, 2014 - in Roads, Sensors, Transit, Transportation

The District of North Vancouver is hoping innovative technology will help combat some of its slick winter roads. Road condition sensors, installed this year at the intersection of Ross Road and Mountain Highway in Lynn Valley, use infrared technology to measure…