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Better Roads: Page 3
Has the Time Come for Making Asphalt Roads Out of Scrap Tires?
Tire recycling has dropped 20 percentage points and states are getting increased road funding. Combined, that could make the timing ripe for rubber-modified asphalt roads.
August 11, 2022
Fontaine Intros Pro Model of Popular Trailer for Roadbuilding Equipment
The 55PVR Pro is designed for hauling pavers, compactors, cold planers – even excavators.
August 10, 2022
Vögele to Unveil Next-Generation Pavers at Bauma
The company says the new models will be easier for paving crews to operate and safer.
August 4, 2022
Kentucky Flooding: Crews Work to Reopen Roads, Bridges
KYTC crews and contractors have been repairing and reopening roads and bridges following historic flooding July 28.
August 5, 2022
Outer Banks’ “Jug Handle Bridge” Now Open
The new bridge bypasses a flood-prone section of the barrier islands' main highway.
August 3, 2022
5-Million-Pound Bridge Moved Slowly Into Place in Detroit (Video)
The bridge, which will be the first of its kind in the state, was transported at walking speed to its new home by remote control.
July 29, 2022
Strike Delaying Illinois Road Projects Comes to an End
The 300 union members voted unanimously on a three-year agreement that includes pay increases.
July 27, 2022
TxDOT Suspends Work on Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge Over Safety Concerns
The suspension affects the cable-stayed part of the replacement bridge being constructed over the ship channel.
July 27, 2022
Historic Covered Bridge Hit 35 Times in 2 Years … to Truckers’ Woe
The wooden cover was destroyed and rebuilt in 2020. Now the bridge gets its revenge on unaware truck drivers.
July 22, 2022
Hamm to Debut Electric Compactors, Revamped Soil Rollers at Bauma
The company also plans to roll out the world's first pivot-steered tandem asphalt compactor and other compaction innovations at Bauma.
July 21, 2022
Time-Lapse Video: Dish Soap Aids Utah’s Million-Pound Bridge Slide
The bridge was moved into place in under 4 hours. Check out this 1-minute time lapse of the slide.
July 20, 2022
Ground Broken for I-69 Ohio River Crossing Between Kentucky, Indiana
The project marks the final I-69 connection between the two states.
July 18, 2022
BOMAG Goes Light & Compact with Half-Lane BM 2200/65 Cold Planer
Along with milling roads, the planer can maneuver small roundabouts and cul-de-sacs.
July 14, 2022
Nevada Joins States Adopting Low-Carbon Cement for Highways
Nevada has become the next state to allow carbon-reducing Portland limestone cement for highway paving.
July 8, 2022
Illinois Road Projects Delayed Due to Strike at Quarries
The strike by equipment operators for aggregate producers Lehigh Hanson, Vulcan and Lafarge Holcim began June 7.
July 7, 2022
Excavation Co. Employee Convicted in Roadwork Kickback Scheme
He paid $280,000 in kickbacks to an elected commissioner who submitted fraudulent invoices for more than $700,000.
July 6, 2022
Kentucky’s Tallest Bridge Built by “Incremental Launching” (Time-Lapse Video)
The steep, rugged terrain "made conventional erection almost impossible,” contractor says.
July 1, 2022
Future I-685 in North Carolina Gains Supporters
The proposed interstate would link I-85 and I-95, and some hope it would extend even farther to the coast.
June 30, 2022
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Test Run of Komatsu’s -11 Excavators Equipped with iMC 2.0
Find out what it's like to run the models equipped with semi-automatic operation technology. Watch Bryan Furnace's test run on The Dirt.
Caterpillar Reveals its First Battery-Powered Mining Truck (Video)
Tough & Techy: Cat Launches New 41-Ton 340 Excavator
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