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Apr 12, 2014

New Road Products

  Special ConExpo-Con/Agg coverage. Please see betterroads.com for additional products and press event coverage.     Hyundai HR120C-9 compaction roller Unveiled at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014, Hyundai’s HR120C-9 is the first compaction roller the company has sold in the North American market. Powered by a 130-horsepower Duetz ...

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Did you participate in National Work Zone Awareness Week?

Apr 11, 2014

Did you participate in National Work Zone Awareness Week?

National Work Zone Awareness Week is wrapping up, but that doesn’t mean we should stop promoting drivers’ awareness of highway construction zones. Related: 3M to donate up to $20k to scholarship funds during National Work Zone Awareness Week The results of a ...

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VIDEO: DOT Chief Foxx promotes infrastructure investment with bus tour

Apr 11, 2014

VIDEO: DOT Chief Foxx promotes infrastructure investment with bus tour

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is getting ready to tour portions of the U.S. with the goal of promoting infrastructure investment. Titled “Invest in America, Commit to the Future,” the bus tour will start in Ohio on Monday and end in Texas ...

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5 Options for Avoiding Highway Trust Fund Insolvency

Apr 11, 2014

5 Options for Avoiding Highway Trust Fund Insolvency

The current surface transportation bill, MAP-21, is set to expire in September, and lawmakers are scrambling to reauthorize funding before that deadline. However, a larger problem is expected to arise up to two months before MAP-21’s expiration: the Highway Trust Fund ...

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TRB Executive Director Robert E. Skinner to retire in January 2015

Apr 10, 2014

TRB Executive Director Robert E. Skinner to retire in January 2015

.Transportation Research Board (TRB) Executive Director Robert E. Skinner announced this week that he plans to retire in January 2015. Skinner has worked with the National Academies, TRB’s parent organization, for three decades and with TRB since 1983. He has held ...

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AGC: Cars crashed into 45% of highway contractors’ work zones in 2013

Apr 10, 2014

AGC: Cars crashed into 45% of highway contractors’ work zones in 2013

Vehicles crashed into 45 percent of highway contractors’ work zones in the past year, according to the study results released Monday by the Associated General Contractors of America. AGC noted that, according to the study, work zone crashes are more likely ...

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Boxer outlines Senate priorities for long-term surface transportation bill

Apr 10, 2014

Boxer outlines Senate priorities for long-term surface transportation bill

Sen. Barbara Boxer said Thursday that she and three other top transportation senators have “reached an agreement in principle on a transportation bill.” During a press conference, Boxer, who is chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, -- along ...

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ConExpo-Con/Agg announces 2017 dates, chair

Apr 09, 2014

ConExpo-Con/Agg announces 2017 dates, chair

.ConExpo-Con/Agg has announced that its next international exposition will take place March 7-11, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Richard M. Goldsbury, President Bobcat/Doosan North America & Australia/Oceania for Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment, will lead the ...

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3M to donate up to $20k to scholarship funds during National Work Zone Awareness Week

Apr 09, 2014

3M to donate up to $20k to scholarship funds during National Work Zone Awareness Week

.3M Traffic Safety and Security Division has announced that it plans to donate up to $20,000 to scholarship funds through the end of National Work Zone Awareness Week on April 11. The donation is part of the company’s third annual 3M ...

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Sen. Murray warns Highway Trust Fund insolvency ‘threat is growing’

Apr 09, 2014

Sen. Murray warns Highway Trust Fund insolvency ‘threat is growing’

Transportation projects’ main source of funding, the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), is heading toward bankruptcy in the next few months, and one Senator is presenting a wake-up call to to other lawmakers. Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), the Senate Democrats’ top budget ...

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ARTBA-managed organization sponsors National Work Zone Awareness Week

Apr 08, 2014

ARTBA-managed organization sponsors National Work Zone Awareness Week

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse, managed by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation, is sponsoring National Work Zone Awareness Week. The campaign, now in its 15th year, takes place April 7-11 and focuses on raising public ...

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Interstate tolling gains new enemy in big-business group

Apr 08, 2014

Interstate tolling gains new enemy in big-business group

There’s no question about the need to find a way to fund repairs to highways and infrastructure across the nation, particularly after an especially harsh winter left potholes and other damage on countless roads. Related: Reason Foundation: Value-added tolling is ‘better ...

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