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Scan for Potholes at 62 mph with Chromasens 3DPIXA Camera
This new camera can be attached to a vehicle to capture high-speed 2D and 3D images of cracks and potholes.
July 23, 2021
World of Asphalt Plans 2022 Comeback; Registration Starts Soon
Registration starts soon for the asphalt industry's biggest show, after being canceled this year because of the pandemic.
July 23, 2021
Colorado Becomes First State to Require Greenhouse Gas Data on Asphalt Mixes
The new law affects projects advertised beginning in 2022 by the Colorado Department of Transportation. The same data will be required for cement and concrete mixtures and steel.
July 16, 2021
Scholarship Fund for Children of Fallen Highway Workers Seeks Applicants
The ARTBA Foundation asks for help in finding candidates for the scholarships, which go to children of highway workers who were killed or disabled on the job.
July 14, 2021
Missouri Hikes Gas Tax for First Time in 25 Years
The increase is designed to help reduce the state's $8.25 billion road and bridge funding gap.
July 13, 2021
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$674 Million Expansion Begins in Austin on Congested Highways
The long-awaited project has begun on one of Texas' most congested roadways.
July 9, 2021
Road, Bridge Projects Around U.S. Split $752M in Grants
The infrastructure grants are designed to not only upgrade roadways around the country but create jobs.
July 8, 2021
No GPS, No Problem: Topcon’s New Solution for Curb and Gutter Work
Contractors can maintain accuracy and productivity even in places where GPS coverage is interrupted.
July 5, 2021
Florida’s Massive, Controversial Toll Roads Killed – For Now
The toll roads would have extended 330 miles, some through sensitive panther habitat.
July 2, 2021
House Passes $715B Infrastructure Bill for Transportation, Water
Bill sponsors say it will mesh with a bipartisan infrastructure compromise, but the party-line vote may say otherwise.
July 1, 2021
Extreme Heat, Mudslides, Floods Send DOTs Scrambling
Roads buckle in Washington's record heat. Detroit flooding and Colorado mudslides block highways.
June 30, 2021
Construction Groups Voice Uncertainty Over New Infrastructure Deal
Uncertainty pervades the agreement, especially with confusion about links to other Biden-backed legislation.
June 25, 2021
Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Onto D.C. Highway After Truck Crash
See why firefighters called it the "Miracle on DC 295."
June 24, 2021
At 65, Interstate System Needs Rebuild, Double Current Funding, TRIP Report Says
That's the verdict of a new report, which also says the system is woefully in need of a whole lot of money.
June 23, 2021
$16 Billion Contract Signed to Build Texas Bullet Train
Its developer says it signed a $16 billion contract to build the high-speed train between Houston and Dallas. It's also gotten the court's OK for eminent domain.
June 18, 2021
NCDOT Bid-Rigging Scheme: Contech Must Pay $8.5M in Plea Deal
Contech Engineered Solutions colluded with another company to win NCDOT contracts, DOJ says.
June 17, 2021
4-Year Rebuild of I-275 Near Detroit Airport Set to Begin
The highway handles 135,000 vehicles a day, and traffic will continue throughout the project.
June 16, 2021
Fastest-Growing State Building New $800M Highway (Video)
Work has begun on the 16-mile, four-lane divided West Davis Highway to try to catch up with Utah's explosive population increase.
June 11, 2021
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Electric Pickup Trucks to Watch in the Next 3 Years
Chevy, Ford, GMC, Tesla, Rivian and others are all vying for a piece of the electric market. Here's a look at the models hitting the road soon.
Nimble & Productive: Bobcat's New L65 and L85 Compact Wheel Loaders
The Future of Paving? Volvo Unveils Its CX01 Concept Compactor
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Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
Selling PMs: How to Attract New Customers
Fullbay’s new ebook shows you what data to gather and how to present potential PM services to your customers.