July 31, 2014
House votes to disapprove of Senate version of the highway bill, due to $2 billion technical error. Bill heads back to Senate with recess looming.
May 19, 2014
Contractors looking to get a jump on hotel registration for National Pavement Expo, Jan. 28-31, 2015, Nashville, TN, can reserve hotel rooms now through the Hotel/Travel link at www.nationalpavementexpo.com .
NPE will be moving to the new Nashville...
March 24, 2014
Twelve projects will use GPS tracking on compactors that measure mat stiffness and temperature to evaluate compaction effort on the roll
December 12, 2013
Law that had required motorists to slow down and move over only for police and other emergency vehicles applied to construction and maintenance vehicles parked on the roadside
May 26, 2011
DuraTherm and StreetPrint XD (TrafficPatternsXD) brands will be added to Flint's line of preformed thermoplastic pavement makers
March 22, 2011
Salina, KS – Bergkamp Inc. is introducing its new Mobile Stockpile, a fully mobile material transfer and storage trailer that dramatically increases paving time, reduces costs, simplifies job management and eliminates overweight truck citation risks...
May 4, 2011
50-year-old Komatsu dealership adds Terex Cedarapids pavers and equipment to its five locations
September 6, 2012
The Texas DOT is claiming outsourcing some routine highway maintenance could save up to $120 million over five years, but an earlier attempt at outsourcing returned disappointing results
June 6, 2012
Cash-strapped agency has abandoned many costly construction projects in favor of pavement preservation work
March 22, 2012
A Texas Transportation Institute study shows that 6-in. line marking can improve safety and reduce fatalities on rural two-lane highways
March 9, 2012
The U.S. Senate will consider giving states more control over spending of federal gasoline-tax revenue for transportation projects when debate on highway- funding legislation resumes next week.
March 6, 2012
Congress is under pressure from an unusually wide range of industries and groups to pass a spending bill for transportation.
February 10, 2012
In a test of whether the full chamber would support infrastructure legislation in a politically charged election-year climate, the Senate voted to allow the bill to proceed to debate next week.
February 8, 2012
As Washington struggles to find ways to pay for highway and road repairs, the Senate is considering relying on a wide array of revenue sources that go far beyond the traditional gas tax.
February 1, 2012
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says President Obama has been right to call for increased funding for transportation projects.
February 1, 2012
Mica calls bill the “most important legislation to put Americans back to work”
January 29, 2012
Republican lawmakers will try to force the Obama administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline by attaching it to a highway bill that Congress will consider next month.
January 23, 2012
The governor of New Jersey signed a law limiting heavy metals in glass beads used in highway markings
January 17, 2012
Take a look at five new speakers attending National Pavement Expo
January 17, 2012
SAFETEA-LU, the federal surface transportation bill, expires on March 31. Enacting a bill by then requires quickly overcoming big political challenges (e.g., how to fund the bill) and procedural challenges (e.g., deadlines for committees to act...
January 13, 2012
Pavement Magazine shares tips on Twitter
January 5, 2012
A growing group of advocates has chosen to address the negative environmental impact of poorly planned roads by suggesting the adoption of a road rating system similar to the LEED system used for buildings.
January 3, 2012
Senate Democrats expect to pass a long-delayed surface transportation bill soon after they return to Washington.
December 14, 2011
On recent big highway projects, Arizona has been spared the significant construction-cost overruns that plague many other states.
December 12, 2011
ARTBA forecasts its largest sectors to shrink 6%, with passenger rail declines offset by growth in freight rail and port investments