Roadbuilding: Page 2
Construction Underway on 2nd Phase of Austin’s I-35 Improvement (Video)
The project is part of a $5.65 billion plan to improve 28 miles of one of Texas' most congested freeways.
July 21, 2023
Stone Matrix Asphalt Extending Road Life in Colorado
Though more expensive than traditional mixes, SMA proves worth the cost in certain conditions for its rut resistance and other benefits.
July 19, 2023
“An Engineering Triumph”: New Sixth Street Viaduct in L.A. Wins Top Award
The bridge features 10 pairs of 30- to 60-foot concrete arches and is the largest bridge project in the city’s history.
July 17, 2023
Orange Stripes Painted to Protect Road Workers in Washington
The Washington State DOT hopes the orange paint will help keep workers and drivers safe in I-5 work zone.
July 14, 2023
NYC Moves Ahead with First Congestion Pricing in U.S.
New Jersey's governor plans legal action to try to stop the tolling, which could begin next May.
July 13, 2023
Train Link from Miami to Orlando Completed (Time-Lapse Video)
Tickets are now being sold for trips starting September 1 on Brightline's expanded intercity rail system.
July 7, 2023
Flagger, 23, Killed in N.C. Work Zone Crash, Another Injured
The two flaggers were moving traffic cones when the driver plowed through the work zone.
July 6, 2023
New Controversial Fla. Law Allows Study of Phosphogypsum as Road Aggregate
The FDOT is directed to conduct demonstration projects with phosphogypsum – properties of which decay to a radioactive gas – for road construction.
July 5, 2023
$2.2B in New Federal Infrastructure Grants Awarded Across U.S.
As part of the infrastructure law, the money will be used to upgrade roads and bridges and other transportation projects.
July 3, 2023
EarthCam Video: Time Lapse of Collapsed I-95 Rapid Repair
Six days of building temporary lanes for the damaged overpass in Philadelphia reduced to less than 2 minutes.
June 27, 2023
Collapsed I-95 Reopens in Philadelphia After Rapid Repair
The section traveled by 160,000 vehicles a day was rebuilt in 12 days with temporary lanes. Construction now turns to a permanent bridge.
June 23, 2023
Video: Old I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Goes Out with a Bang
The suspension cables and towers disappear in a flash on the obsolete connector between Illinois and Iowa.
June 22, 2023
Rebuild of I-95 Collapse Will Use Recycled Glass for Backfill
The "ultra-lightweight foamed glass aggregate" was hauled in for temporary lanes to quickly reopen the busy highway section.
June 15, 2023
Rebuilding Collapsed I-95 Bridge in Philadelphia Underway
Demolition will be completed Thursday, and rebuilding will start with backfilling the gap in the highway.
June 14, 2023
I-95 Bridge Collapses After Fiery Tanker Crash
The overpass is traveled by an estimated 160,000 motorists a day and is expected to be closed for months.
June 12, 2023
Electric Vehicle Fees, Gas Taxes Rising to Pay for Roads
More states have been adding fees onto EV owners and incrementally raising gas taxes.
June 8, 2023
Debt Deal Passes: What’s in it for Contractors?
The agreement to avoid U.S. debt default has a few perks for contractors.
June 2, 2023
AGC Survey: Highway Work Zones Getting More Dangerous for Workers, Motorists
Over 50% of highway construction firms reported having experienced a work zone motor vehicle crash in the past year.
June 2, 2023
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Guinness World Record Steam Tractor: 150 Case Built from Scratch after 113 Years
The 1905 150 Case Road Locomotives had all been scrapped long ago, but that only inspired Kory Anderson to build his own.
Develon Launches 2 New Compact Excavators: DX63-7 and DX62R-7
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Toyota Unveils Hydrogen Fuel Cell Pickup
What’s the Difference? – New Holland vs. Case Construction Equipment
8 Ways a Business Credit Card can Improve your Construction Company’s Finances
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