Roadbuilding: Page 4
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 2, 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
New Oklahoma Law is First to Require Work Zone Safety for Teen Drivers
To get a driver's license, teens must take the free, 30-minute online course.
May 31, 2023
Supreme Court Cuts Back Wetlands Rules; Construction Groups Cheer
Construction associations say the ruling will clear up confusion and speed up infrastructure and other construction projects.
May 25, 2023
Caution, "Snow Beast" at Work! – Watch Wyoming's New Massive Snowblower
The Larue T80 can blow 5,000 tons of snow an hour and runs on a 755-horsepower Cat engine.
May 22, 2023
Cat Debuts its Most Powerful Road Reclaimers, the RM600 & RM800
The models can pulverize old roads and mix the reclaimed asphalt with the underlying base to stabilize deteriorated roads.
May 19, 2023
Elon Musk’s Vegas Loop Wins Approval for 25-Mile Expansion
Underground Tesla tunnels being built in Las Vegas by Musk’s Boring Co. will be able to reach more areas along The Strip.
May 12, 2023
Indiana Joins States Legalizing Speed Cameras in Work Zones
Violators face a civil penalty if they are caught driving 11 mph or more over the speed limit at a highway worksite.
May 10, 2023
Asphalt on California Highway Made with Used Printer Cartridges
The plastic was melted for the asphalt mix's binder and has withstood a flood and heavy truck traffic, researchers say.
May 5, 2023
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"Quick & Light": Yanmar Unveils V7 Compact Wheel Loader
The small loader features low center of gravity, light weight and high speed, the company says.
Toyota: 2024 Tacoma "Completely Redesigned from the Ground Up"
"World’s First Mobile, Bricklaying Robot" Coming to U.S. Market (Video)
JCB’s Pothole Pro Excavator Makes Pothole Repairs in 8 Minutes
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