Tag: road construction

How using the right safety technology protects road construction workers’ lives

While roads have been made safer than they have ever been for users, road construction remains an extremely hazardous occupation. With work...

SKF plain bearings used in world’s longest suspension bridge

SKF performed extensive testing and qualification to show that its plain bearings were suitable for use on the 4 km-wide bridge in Turkey Gothenburg, Sweden:...

As Historic Floods Swamp the Midwest, Oklahoma Counts On TriAx Geogrids for Constructability and...

In many parts of the South and Midwest, road construction projects use chemical stabilization to deal with weak, wet soils and create an acceptable...

Illinois announces $11.05 billion infrastructure plan

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner announced a plan to invest $11.05 billion in the state's roads and bridges over the next six years, including $2.2 billion of state and federal funding in the upcoming fiscal year.

FHWA announces $1 billion in emergency relief for road and bridge repairs

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced more than $1 billion in Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help 32 states, several U.S. territories and Federal Land Management Agencies repair roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods and other unexpected events.

Over US$2.23 trillion to be invested in new road-related construction projects

A new report from Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center (CIC) reveals that the total global value of road-related projects accounts for US$2.23 trillion.

SCDOT launches website and project list for ‘Rebuilding Our Roads’

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) launched a website for its 10-year plan to begin the process of bringing back the condition of South Carolina’s highway system from 30 years of underfunding. The website will feature project lists for three of the four major programs that comprise SCDOT’s 10-year plan.

ODOT kicks off another near-record year of construction

This year, the Ohio Department of Transportation will invest $2.3 billion into the state’s roads and bridges, just shy of the record-$2.4 billion investments made in 2014 and 2015.

Urban safety improvements achieve engineering excellence

Mead & Hunt received an Engineering Excellence Award for its role on the $10 million, environmentally sensitive roadway reconstruction of USH 14 in the Village of Cross Plains, Wis.

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