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New Road Products

Apr 01, 2011

New Road Products

New Power Equipment, Materials, and Supplies for the Road Market By Tina Grady Barbaccia     Introductions for the World of Concrete   Bobcat Extendable arm reaches 30 more inches Bobcat’s new extendable arm option for its M-Series E32 and E35 compact excavators provides an additional 30 inches ...

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Highway Contractor

Apr 01, 2011

Weighing the Options ‘Back to gravel’ doesn’t have to be the only choice for a failing road … even if funds are scarce. By Mike Anderson Ken Skorseth isn’t down on asphalt; he’s up on options for cash-strapped agencies facing expiring or deteriorating ...

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RoadScience

Apr 01, 2011

RoadScience

Research that could change the Way We Work Some top picks from Transportation Research Board’s papers presented at its 90th annual meeting in D.C. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor It is always a meeting filled with new ideas and stunning research breakthroughs in ...

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Lattatudes

Apr 01, 2011

Lattatudes

Viva Las Vegas By John Latta Oscar Levant once said that behind the phony tinsel of Hollywood lies the real tinsel. So it is with Las Vegas, although in Sin City the attempt to pretend there’s substance beneath the facade is a ...

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Applications and Innovations

Apr 01, 2011

Applications and Innovations

It’s a Natural Gas Diesel alternatives making headway in the work truck world. By Jack Roberts Several years ago, the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Work Truck Show aligned itself with the newly born Green Truck movement. This partnership, that seemed so unlikely ...

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Bid List

Apr 01, 2011

Bid List

MOTOR GRADERS 115-169 horsepower LEEBOY 785 • 130 net horsepower • 25,300 pounds operating weight • 12 feet moldboard length • 21/14 mph max forward/ reverse speed CATERPILLAR 120M • 138-173 net horsepower • 31,069 pounds operating weight • 12 feet moldboard length • 27.7/23.5 mph max forward/reverse speed CASE 845DHP • 140-160 net horsepower • 29,777 ...

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Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Apr 01, 2011

Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

High-speed Rail and Us By Kirk Landers, kirk.landers@att.net An industry pundit recently took the Obama Administration to task for not allowing the state of Wisconsin to use its grant for high-speed rail development to improve the state’s roads. Wisconsin was one of several ...

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One II One

Apr 01, 2011

One II One

A NEW SERIES: ONE II ONE WITH SOME OF THE MOST INTERESTING PEOPLE IN THE BUSINESS Dr. Don Brock talks to John Latta, Editor-In-Chief Dr. Brock, a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech where he once taught thermodynamics, is chairman of the ...

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Financial District

Apr 01, 2011

Financial District

HOT not HOV Tweaking old-fashioned busy lanes could smooth flow By John Latta Congestion on busy roads is not going anywhere; we’ll have it for a long time to come. But one measure used to combat it (and also fight back against high ...

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Bid List

Mar 01, 2011

Bid List

Rollers/Compactors By Tina Grady Barbaccia     Smooth-Drum Vibratory Compactors 11.3 metrics tons and above   DYNAPAC CC524 HF • 11.6 metric tons operating weight • 77 inch drum width • 152 gross horsepower • 35,325 pounds maximum centrifugal force BOMAG BW278AD-4 • 11.7 metric tons operating weight • 78 inch drum width • ...

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RoadWorks

Mar 01, 2011

RoadWorks

Half Time Moves to Slash Project Delivery Time By John Latta, Tina Barbaccia and Mike Anderson Could the Stimulus continue to bring the highway industry benefits long after its funding pool has run dry? “One thing I believe we’ve learned from the Recovery Act ...

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Special Coverage

Mar 01, 2011

Special Coverage

American Traffic Safety Services Association 41st Annual Convention & Traffic Expo New binder permits less TiO2 and higher pigment loading by Tina Grady Barbaccia and Better Roads staff An old idiom asserts that “necessity is the mother of invention.” Dow Coating Material’s new ...

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